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Gallery of The 19th-Century Polish Art the Sukiennice - National Museum in Krakow

Rynek Główny 3
31-042, Cracow, Poland
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+48 12 433 54 00, +48 12 433 54 03
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Gallery of The 19th-Century Polish Art the Sukiennice - National Museum in Krakow
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The Sukiennice, a huge market hall built in the 13th century in the middle of Rynek Główny (Main Square), enlarged in the 14th century in the Gothic style and remodelled in the mid-16th century after Renaissance fashion, was restored in 1875–1879 and became the city’s showpiece facility hosting grand balls and patriotic celebrations. Its location and character made the rooms on the first floor of the Sukiennice a perfect place for the National Museum in Krakow. Initially the Museum shared premises with the Fine Arts Society. Polish Art Gallery of the nineteenth century, is open-museum. Photography allowed, and works of art are not separates from the visitors to help them better understand. Are also used the latest achievements of science and technology. The exhibition in the "New Sukiennice" is divided into four sections: Hall of Chełmoński, Hall of Siemiradzki, Hall of Michałowski and Hall of Bacciarelli. The museum includes paintings and sculptures representing the era and the most important trends in Polish art of the nineteenth century. The exhibition layout is accentuated by the works of outstanding artistic personalities of this times.

Best visit time: 1 h 0 min.

Open hours
  • mo: closed
  • tu: 10:00 - 18:00
  • we: 10:00 - 18:00
  • th: 10:00 - 18:00
  • fr: 10:00 - 20:00
  • sa: 10:00 - 20:00
  • su: 10:00 - 18:00

Cost level: $


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