National Museum in Krakow – The Bishop Erazm Ciołek Palace

ul. Kanonicza 17, 31-002 Kraków
Opening hours:

Monday: closed

Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


The Gothic-Renaissance building was erected at the beginning of the 16th century by a foundation of the Bishop of Płock, Erazm Ciołek, Canon of Kraków and secretary to King Aleksander Jagiellończyk.

At present it houses two permanent galleries – “The Art of Old Poland. The 12th-18th century” and "the Orthodox Art of the Old Polish Republic”. The basements house a study collection of architectural sculpture named "Krakow within Your Reach".

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