This outstanding museum showcasing some of the more interesting aspects of the life and times of the city and its people is divided into two main sections. You can wander the well conceived rooms on three floors including a superb recreation of house interiors of the middle and upper classes from 20, 50 and 100 years ago. The other main exhibit "From prehistory to modern times", features two bourgeois tenement houses that present everyday life and festivities from previous centuries. Due to COVID, there are some restrictions in place. All descriptions are in English and the films also have English subtitles. One of the best museums in southern Poland, temporary exhibit info can be found on the museum's website: www.mhk.katowice.pl
Open 10:00-17:30. Tue, Thu 10:00-15:00, Sat 10:00-16:00, Sun 11:00-15:00, Closed Mon.
Price/Additional InfoAdmission 15/10zł; family ticket 25zł. Tue free.
Industrial Ethnography Museum
ul. Rymarska 4 (Nikiszowiec)
Located in Nikiszowiec, this branch of the Katowice Historical Museum is unique in its emphasis on ethnography and folk culture, approaching the topic from an urban, rather than rural, perspective. A collection of artefacts and cultural assets tells t
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ul. Rymarska 4 (Industrial Ethnography Museum, Nikiszowiec)
Located inside the Industrial Ethnography Museum, this should be the first port of call for anyone on a self-guide