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Museum at Market Square in Krakow

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Address: Rynek Glowny 1, Krakow 31-042, Poland
Phone Number: +48 12 426 50 60
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Amazing amount preserved

This museum is excellently designed with plenty of creative ideas for displaying info like a video projected onto smoke as you first enter to feel as if people from the past are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Wirral
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

This museum is excellently designed with plenty of creative ideas for displaying info like a video projected onto smoke as you first enter to feel as if people from the past are right there. We were astounded at the amount of the ruins that had been preserved - cobbled streets and the ruins of rooms. Some had been reconstructed excellently... More 

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belfast
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

audio system confusing to work at first - only really seemed to read out the information posters which are in English anyway. Can't complain as this is cheap tho. Interesting for a short while only - there are several video rooms towards end that seemed to be interesting and wish I had left more time for these.

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Alacant
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A moderm museum about the evolution of the Krakow Market Square. It's a display of the finding in the last square restoration, well presented and you can see the archaeological evolution of the houses and building in the square. The displays are in many languages and well writen for all the publics. Spend some time to attend the film about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The Easter market was unexpected and similar to Christmas markets but selling items for Easter instead.

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Poole England
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

By Krakow standards museum entry is a bit steeper..but once inside you understand why...an enormous amount of money has been spent on this subterranean museum detailing the archeological excavation of the main square in 2005 and explaining the old history of mediaeval Krakow and its centre of commerce...be warned once you enter the walkway section it is one way and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The gallery was well presented but only limited amount of art Would have liked more variety of art it was mainly Polish on display

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southend
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Difficult to find but worth seeing. As with most things in Krakow, compared to UK prices, they are ridiculously cheap so can't fail to be value for money.

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This museum is below the cloth hall in the main square and reflects the history of the area. It is a bit dark down there and can be a bit hard to read the exhibits. Saying that it is reasonably priced and open till 8 at night so probably worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Very interactive and informative. It is interesting to learn how the city is built on the ruins of old buildings

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Bit hard to find, went in and started reading, got half way round and wanted to leave, til we came to the last section of photos, and realised what it was all about, then it was wow!! Well worth it

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