National Museum in Warsaw


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National museum in warsaw
National Museum was founded in 1862 as a Museum of Fine Arts. It has its present status since 1916 is known as the National Museum. Since 1938 Museum has its own building designed by Tadeusz Tolwinski, between 1965 – 1972 some additional sections were added.

Despite some losses during World War 2, Museum still has pretty large collection of all historic periods. Some collections are displayed only on temporary basis due to lack of space. Collections are arranged on three floors. On the ground floor are the Galleries of Ancient Art, the Faras Collection and the Gallery of Medieval Art. On the first floor is the collection of Polish art. Foreign paintings can be seen on the first and second floors.

Address: 3 Jerozolimskie Av.

Opening hours:

Mondays – closed

Tuesdays – 12:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesdays – 12:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Thursdays – 12:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Fridays – 12:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturdays – 12:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sundays – 12:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Permanent exhibition

12 PLN - normal

7 PLN - reduced

Temporary Exhibition

17 PLN - normal

10 PLN - reduced

Annual ticket 100 PLN

Free admission on Fridays

The National Museum in Warsaw is accessible to disabled visitors.

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