National Museum

National Museum
+48 71 343 56 43
National Museum
Pl. Powstańców Warszawy 5

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Editor's review

The National Museum is an impressive three-floored home to one of the largest collections of Polish art. However it only really becomes interesting when you leave the religious-themes of Silesian art behind and get up onto the third floor where you will be challenged by a diverse selection of contemporary art. Expect the weird and wonderful! The museum also comes complete with its own army of attendants, and the sound of their footsteps on the creaking floorboards is never far away as they ensure you don't take a photo on their patch - without having bought the special pass first! Entrance is free with your Raclawice Panorama ticket so spend the 15 zloty you have saved in the pretty cafe on the first floor.

Editor & Wroclaw Local


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United States

VERY ignorant and biassed to say that you should pass up all the great treasures of Polish art - perhaps especially the profoundly significant and rich religious art - and go to the contemporary stuff at the top floor. What neanderthal wrote THAT? When I've gone there - I've found the modern stuff sometimes inspiring, sometimes frightening, but also often banal, cheap-looking and childish (little real artistic ability or creativity to offer). Someone who is capable of appreciating the merits of ALL kinds of art and not writing off close to a thousand years of artistic history, should write the review.

Museum -7

Reviewer - 0

Reply Mar 13th, 2012
United States

Interesting I can recommend it 100%

Reply Dec 31st, 2011
United Kingdom

Very good exhibition! Worth checking. The ticket for Panorama allows you to enter this Museum free of charge. Definitely worth your time!

Reply Oct 4th, 2010
United States

I found this museum to be OK but certainly nothing special, and the staff can be really quite uptight and unfriendly. I prefer the museums in Warsaw to be honest, but it was not bad, it has its merit.

Reply Feb 24th, 2010
United States

One of the best museums in Poland let alone Wroclaw. Covers many aspects of Polish art and history, and particularly this region of Silesia. Fascinating.

Reply Dec 30th, 2009

we had a wonderful weekend in wroclaw and the national museum was a great choice to spend a few hours. top educational trip for the kids.

Reply Sep 1st, 2009
Michal Gira

Very beautiful museum... my family and i enjoyed ourselves here

Reply May 18th, 2009
Kiris Klimek
United States

A jewel of a place - and a bargain with the entry fee from the panorama. Of all places!!- when I visited there was a special exhibit of Netherlandish paintings - with a sweet Bruegel included as a bonus.

Reply Aug 15th, 2007
anna siemacha

Remember: Opening hours: Closed Mondays and Tuesdays; Wednesdays, Fridays 10am-4pm; Thursdays 9am-4pm; Saturdays, Sundays 10am-6pm.

Reply Jun 30th, 2005
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