Józef Mehoffer House (Dom Józefa Mehoffera)
Józef Mehoffer House (Dom Józefa Mehoffera)

Józef Mehoffer House (Dom Józefa Mehoffera)

Krupnicza 26, Kraków, 31-123

The basics

It’s common for travelers to visit the Jozef Mehoffer House independently rather than as part of a guided tour. To get the most out of limited time in Krakow, you can reduce your time waiting in line with a 1-, 2-, or 3-day museum and transport pass. These special passes grant you access to more than 30 museums, as well as bus and tram networks, making sightseeing a breeze.

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Things to know before you go

  • The building isn’t wheelchair-accessible, but there’s a ramp to the garden area.

  • People usually spend around 1-2 hours exploring the museum.

  • Don’t miss the museum’s beautiful garden cafe, which serves delicious cakes as well as hot and cold drinks.

  • There’s a gift shop and cloakroom.

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How to get there

It’s around a 10-minute walk from the Main Market Square (Rynek Glowny) to the museum; walk along Szewska, turn right onto Juliana Dunajewskiego, then turn left onto Karmelicka, followed by a walk along Krupnicza, until it you get to the museum. You can also catch a tram or bus to Teatr Bagatela, which is just a 5-minute walk away.

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Trip ideas

When to get there

To enjoy a quieter visit, explore the museum shortly after it opens, as afternoon hours often see higher visitor numbers. It’s usually closed on Mondays and maintains shorter Sunday opening hours. For the most accurate and up-to-date information, it's best to check the opening schedule in advance, especially considering possible closures on public holidays.

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Where to find the work of Jozef Mehoffer

Jozef Mehoffer is renowned for being one of Poland’s finest artists. His artistic journey commenced at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, where his exceptional talent quickly gained attention, especially in the realm of stained glass. A prominent figure in the Young Poland movement, Mehoffer’s most revered accomplishments are the stained glass windows that grace churches in Krakow, such as St. Mary's Church, and the Holy Cross Chapel at Wawel Cathedral.

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