Tickets can be bought online three or more days in advance, which, if you're some kind of super-planner, is a smart move because visitor numbers are controlled and you could be disappointed if the museum is too busy. In fact, groups over 15 people are obliged book in advance. To get to the museum take a tram to Pl. Bohaterów Getta and it's a 5-10 minute walk down ul. Kącik, under the train overpass, onto ul. Lipowa and you're there.
Average visiting time: 2.5hrs.
Closed first Tue of every month. Last entrance 1.5hrs before closing.
Price/Additional InfoAdmission 32/28zł, Mon free (only permanent exhibition).
Opened in 2011, Krakow's Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAK) does not disappoint, capably holding its own with comparable international art institutions. Located next to
This oddly-named branch of the Kraków Museum is a sort of thesaurus - a collection of synonyms, or, better yet, a collection of objects synonymous with Kraków - but the title actually translates directly to 'Treasury of Kraków' in Latin. Perhaps
ul. Lubicz 16
City Defensive Walls
Pl. Bohaterów Getta 18
When the Nazis created the Jewish ghetto in Podgórze in 1941,
Pl. Mariacki 3
Intangible Heritage Interpretation Centre of Krakow
ul. Szpitalna 21
Rynek Główny 35
Nowa Huta Museum
Os. Centrum E 1
Nowa Huta Underground: State of Emergency
Os. Szkolne 37
There are over 250 shelters hidden beneath the streets and buildings of Nowa Huta - large enough to accommodate every single resident in the district. Built in the 1950s, these shelters were meant to protect the population in the event o
ul. Szeroka 24
ul. Limanowskiego 51
ul. Tetmajera 28 (Bronowice)
Town Hall Tower
Rynek Główny 1
Ulica Pomorska & Former Gestapo Cells
ul. Pomorska 2
Consisting of two separate exhibits, Ulica Pomorska offers the most chilling museum experience in Kraków (which is saying something). Located in the Dom Śląski, or ‘Silesian House,’ this infamous building became the Kraków headquarters of the Gestapo
ul. Królowej Jadwigi 41