Gallery of 19th-Century Polish Art (Galeria Sztuki Polskiej XIX Wieku w Sukiennicach)
Gallery of 19th-Century Polish Art (Galeria Sztuki Polskiej XIX Wieku w Sukiennicach)

Gallery of 19th-Century Polish Art (Galeria Sztuki Polskiej XIX Wieku w Sukiennicach)

Rynek Główny 1-3, Krakow, 31-042

The basics

Located in the heart of Krakow’s Main Market Square (Rynek Glowny), the Gallery of 19th-Century Polish Art is easily accessible on foot. While many travelers prefer to show up and book admission on the spot, it's a good idea to book tickets in advance to skip long lines. For those exploring multiple museums in Krakow, a museum pass granting entry to 30+ Krakow museums and attractions is a cost-effective and convenient way to cover more cultural highlights in less time.

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Things to know before you go

  • The museum is wheelchair-accessible with a lift and accessible bathrooms.

  • There's an on-site cloakroom and lockers. All bags over 40x40x20cm must be stored.

  • Don’t miss the terrace on the first floor which reveals views of the Main Market Square from a balcony.

  • You can buy an audio guide in multiple languages.

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How to get there

Its location in Krakow’s Cloth Hall makes it a super easy destination to find. Most travelers explore the Old Town on foot, but the historic center can be reached by public transport too—such as bus or tram. If arriving at the city’s main train station, it takes around 20 minutes to walk to the Cloth Hall.

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When to get there

The museum is typically open Tuesdays through Sundays, with slightly short opening times on Sundays. It’s usually closed on Mondays, however, the opening schedule may vary during public holidays, so it’s advisable to check the latest times before visiting. For a more peaceful experience, get to the museum as close to the opening time as possible.

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Famous Polish artists at the Gallery of 19th-Century Polish Art

One of the most famous artists in Poland is Jan Matejko, and his work is particularly important as it depicts key moments in Polish history. A piece to look out for at the Gallery of 19th-Century Polish Art is Wernyhora, which dates back to 1884. Another popular piece is Wladyslaw Podkowinski's Frenzy of Exultations, painted in 1893.

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