Outstanding Museums in Krakow

Poland, Krakow Guide (B): Outstanding Museums in Krakow

Krakow has so many good museums! Every exhibition I saw in Krakow seriously impressed me with its high standards. I knew little about the city and about Polish culture before visiting, but Krakow’s museums make the learning experience fascinating.

It’s the clever curation, the multimedia displays, the convenient explanations in English and the beautiful aesthetics that really make a world of difference.

Here’s my selection of the best museums to learn about the history, art and culture of Krakow and Poland.

I’m so glad I came across this wonderful museum. On the ground floor, you’ll see beautiful reconstructions of rooms from different time periods in Polish history. You can walk into a room from the 19th century, see what workshops looked like and even visit a school classroom from the 1930s. Along the corridor are detailed models of old buildings.

Go up to the second floor for a gorgeous display of traditional costumes. But that’s just the beginning, there’s so much more to see there. Room after room of historical objects, crafts, tools, textiles and just about anything else that makes a culture what it is. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Outstanding Museums in Krakow
Guide Location: Poland » Krakow
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Ethnographic Museum Underground Museum National Museum Jagiellonian University Museum Museum of Contemporary Art Krakow Manggha Jozef Mehoffer House
Author: Tal Hayoun
Read it on author's website: http://brightnomad.net/museums-krakow-poland/