Ethnographic Museum [Muzeum Etnograficzne]

Ethnographic Museum
Tragically overlooked by far too many visitors to Warsaw (who can’t see past World War II and communism) this is a joy of a museum that showcases and highlights all that’s best about Poland’s cultural heritage. There are costumes, handicrafts, furniture, Polish inventions, art, photographs; most of it is beautifully presented in what is a superb building. There are also exhibitions of African and Australasian (the latter closed until the end of the year) ethnographic art, and the museum is one of the city’s most active, putting on all sorts of temporary exhibitions and organising hands-on events and workshops. Directors of Warsaw’s other museums might want to come and take notes. Just brilliant, and unquestionably essential. A major renovation was recently completed and two permanent exhibits of interest can be explored: Time to Celebrate Polish and European Folk Culture and Ordinary Extraordinary. 

Admission 12/6zł. Sat free. 

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  • I took my father to this museum on a rainy afternoon and we had a great time. For anyone whose ancestors emigrated from Poland in the 19th or early 20th century this museum will give you an idea of the life they and their ancestors led in Poland. Wonderful photograph collection and yes surprisingly good exhibits of African and Australian art that you'd never expect. Definitely worth a visit and despite viewing the exhibits for a couple of hours the visit didn't tire us out.

Open:

Open 09:00 - 17:00, Sat 10:00 - 18:00 , Sun 12:00 - 17:00.
Last entrance 30 minutes before closing.

Address:

ul. Kredytowa 1

Phone:

(+48) 22 827 76 41

www:

http://www.ethnomuseum.pl

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