Top Museums in Kraków
Kraków is a genuine open-air museum with beautiful landmarks on every corner. It also houses numerous museums and art galleries worth visiting. Another of its top attractions are Auschwitz-Birkenau Death Camp and Wieliczka Salt Mine.
Top three museums
Polish Aviation Museum in Kraków
Housed in the former Kraków Airport, the Polish Aviation Museum was opened to the public in 1964. It is one of the largest aircraft museums in the world.
The Czartoryski Museum houses an exquisite collection of furniture, porcelain, crystal, tapestry, antiques. It is believed to be the best museum in Kraków.
19th Century Polish Art Gallery
The 19th Century Polish Art Gallery in Kraków houses one of the largest nineteenth century art collections in the country.
Other museums in Kraków
Museum of Municipal Engineering in Krakow
The Museum of Municipal Engineering is one of the most modern foundations in Krakow. It features a large collection of cars, motorcycles and trams.
Ethnographic Museum in Krakow
The Ethnographic Museum is inside an imposing Renaissance style building in Kazimierz district. It illustrates the popular Polish culture.
Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow
Opened to the public in 2011, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAK) if one of Krakow’s latest museums. Discover what to see.
Galicia Jewish Museum
The Galicia Jewish Museum was founded in memory of all the Holocaust victims and to celebrate the Jewish culture of Galicia, a region of Poland.
Situated beneath the Main Market Square of Krakow, this underground museum takes its visitors back in time to the Middle Ages.
National Museum in Kraków
The main branch of the National Museum in Kraków features an extensive 20th century Polish art collection, including uniformes, armor and furniture.
Jan Matejko House in Kraków
The Jan Matejko House is situated in the Old Town of Kraków. It was home to one of the greatest Polish painters, Jan Matejko.
Archaeological Museum in Krakow
The Archaeological Museum of Krakow features a collection of over 500,000 archaeological finds from the Paleolithic period up to the modern era.
Archdiocesan Museum in Kraków
Housed in a building where John Paul II once lived, the Archdiocesan Museum has a collection of thirteenth to seventeenth century sacral art.