A very impressive space located in a building that once housed a 19th century weaving plant. Home to both temporary exhibitions and an impressive permanent collection entitled 'Atlas of Modernity: Exercises', which leads from the modern world to the present day and is intended to encourage visitors to map our their own paths. The museum boasts more than 400 works of contemporary art and includes artists like Pablo Picasso, Tamás Kaszás and Paul Klee. There’s a constant cycle of cutting edge temporary exhibitions that are usually world class. The permanent collection can also said to be in flux as it is constantly being added to and rearranged by visiting curators. English translations and pamphlets are available plus an art cafe and a cracking bookshop. Admission is free on Fridays.
Facilities for disabled
Open 12:00-18:30. Tue 09:00-16:00, Closed Mon.
Last entrance 30 minutes before closing.
Price/Additional InfoAdmission to permanent exhibits 15/8zł, students 26 and under pay just 1zł. Fri is free for all exhibits. Combined tickets available for MS1, MS2 and Herbst Palace for 30/20zł.
The Manufaktura complex today is the direct result of Poland’s largest renovation project since the reconstruction of Warsaw’s Old Town in the 1950s (something you can read about in the Warsaw edition of In Your Pocket). The history of the site is one of
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