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National Museum

Local name: Muzeum Narodowe

Considered one of the most important museums in Poland, the facility consists of the exceptionally valuable collection of medieval art and the unique collection of Polish art. It contains pieces of art as well as handicrafts and ceramics from the Middle Ages to modern times.

The curiosity of the museum is the hall of oddities where, among others, Egyptian mummy can be seen. The crown jewel of the collection is the sculpture of "Madonna on Lions" from the 14th century, and the reliquary herma of Saint Dorothea from around 1500. Baroque art is represented by paintings by Michael Willmann and Polish art by works of Gierymski, Matejko, Wyspiański, Grottger, Malczewski, Chełmoński, Rodakowski and Boznańska.

The collection also consists of modern photographs, environmental art, conceptual art and documentation of happenings. There is no shortage of works of Polish modern artists such as Hasior, Nowosielski, Witkacy or Abakanowicz, and artists from Scandinavia.


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    Plac Powstańców Warszawy 550-153 Wrocław , Poland