The day of free admission to permanent exhibitions at the NMK is Tuesday.
From 2 November to 12 December, due to the renovation, selected exhibition halls of the permanent exhibitions: XX + XXI. The Gallery of Polish Art and the Gallery of Artistic Crafts will be closed. More details on the exhibitions page.
On Friday, 11/11/2022, all branches of the National Museum in Krakow will be open from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
From 1 December to 8 December 2022, the exhibition "A New Beginning. Modernism in the Second Polish Republic " will be inaccessible to visitors. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Blog: On the rooftop of the National Museum of Krakow
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Designed by Bolesław Schmidt, Czesław Boratyński and Edward Kreisler, the edifice was constructed intermittently in the years 1934-1989. In 1998, the installation of special lifts and hoists enabled visitors with disabilities to tour the Museum.
The main building of the National Museum in Krakow houses the seat of the Director and administration of the Museum, Finance and Accounting Department as well as Department of Inventories, Art Conservation Department, Department of Exhibitions, Department of Educational Programmes and Publicity, Promotion Team, Marketing Team, Department of Publications, Library and Reading Room, Human Resources Department, Technical Department, Maintenance Department and Security. In addition, it is home to photography and art studios and conservation studios for painting and sculpture, decorative arts, textiles, frames and gilding, furniture and upholstery, as well as museum workshops. In the Main Building there is a permanent gallery of the National Museum in Krakow:Gallery 'Arms and Uniforms' in Poland
In September this year, a permanent gallery of Polish art of the 20th and 21st centuries will be opened.
In keeping with the Museum's mission, the temporary exhibition halls of the Main Building serve as venues for short-term exhibitions, presenting both the works belonging to its collections and those on loan from other institutions or private collectors.