Located inside the Industrial Ethnography Museum, this should be the first port of call for anyone on a self-guided tour of Nikiszowiec. Here you can pick up some souvenirs along with a handy free map of the district and get other helpful information about what to see and tips on how to get around (brochures also available on Sundays when the office is closed). They have free audioguides (Polish, English and German, available Mon-Sat up until 30 mins before closing) to take while walking around Nikoszowiec (just show a valid ID and leave a 50zł deposit). The museum exhibits are also fascinating if you have the time and the free wi-fi is reason enough to linger a little longer.
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Open 10:00 - 17:30, Sat 11:00 - 14:30. Closed Mon, Sun.
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
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