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Museum of Ancient Art

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Address: ul. Pijarska 8, Krakow, Poland
Phone Number: +48 12 422 55 66
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Great sculptures

Visited this small museum on a Sunday when it was free for permanent exhibitions. Lots to see in the one room that was open from early sculptures, mummified animals and birds and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2013
Wirral England

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Wirral England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Visited this small museum on a Sunday when it was free for permanent exhibitions. Lots to see in the one room that was open from early sculptures, mummified animals and birds and Egyptian sarcophagi. All the artefacts are from Rome, Greece and Egypt. You can take photo's without flash. Well worth a visit.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This is just one huge room with about 20 cabinets and display cases and some statues. The items are labelled in English and Polish so you know what you’re looking at. We stayed around 45 minutes but had allowed more time for our visit as we didn’t realise it was a small place. Would suggest many people would not stay... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

This is one of the most extraordinary collections of ancient art. It rivals the Met in NYC in terms of depth for ancient Egyptian art. It is a further testament to the depth of cultural appreciation of the Polish people, and to the generosity of those individuals who gifted their collections to the museum. To call this a "treasure" is... More 

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