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National Museum in Poznan

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Address: Al. Marcinkowskiego 9, Poznan 61-745, Poland
Phone Number: 0-61-856-8000
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Tue - Thu 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: The Poznan museum exists from 1857. It was renamed to National Museum in...
The Poznan museum exists from 1857. It was renamed to National Museum in Poznan in 1950. It is one of the oldest, biggest and most important museums in Poland.
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Very interesting !!

I used to visit weekly when I was in high school. The old part is especially interesting but the new part includes some of Polish most famous painters' works. Located right in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I used to visit weekly when I was in high school. The old part is especially interesting but the new part includes some of Polish most famous painters' works. Located right in the heart of the city a perfect alternative if it begins to rain. Very quiet and not crowded, you don't hear the busy streets outside...

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Krakow, Poland
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21 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The collection contains quite numerous pieces of polish paintings such as Gierymski and Wyspiański masterpieces. Do not miss Matejko corner. The national museum in Poznań is said to have the biggest collection of the polish symbolist Malczewski. Also I have found the Claude Monet and Botticelli. Visit on Saturday is free of charge.

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We’ve visited the museum in mid-September. Being familiar with Polish history and culture it was good to see such an impressive collection of art. Many Polish and other European artists are featured there spanning across centuries. Entry fee is very affordable. It is a large museum, well kept, and definitely not crowded. Smaller rooms connected through doorways may at times... More 

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Poznan, Poland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It's not like the Louvre, Prada or Rijksmuseum where you stumble from one masterpiece to the other and run a risk of getting overdosed. Here in Poznan you can really sharpen you sense for art. Great mix of crap and masterpieces.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very concedrvative museum and exhibitions quality depends only on showpieces, but not on inventions, on curators attitude.

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Cologne, Germany
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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

I came here on a Saturday when entrance is free. Unfortunately they did not have any audio guides neither book guides to buy. I must say that the collection is very interesting and I really liked it and enjoyed it. But I think it would have been better to have guide (at least a little book or anything). I was... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Excellent opportunity to know more about Poland. Entrance fee is very cheap too. You will also be bale to find arts from other parts of Europe, such as from Germany and Italy.

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New York City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This museum contains a large collection of European Art as well as ancient art from Egypt and Greece. The collections are extensive. It also features major Polish painters that are not well known in Western European museums but are worth seeing. The art is beautifully displayed and very easy to view. It is worth a journey for any art student... More 

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Poland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Certainly one of the very best collections of Polish art (a large number of true masterpieces, both of old masters and contemporary artists), which also possesses a good number of good European paintings. Could be open longer during week days.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

It is a great size - small enough to see everything in one visit but big enough to host a wide range of art. Mostly Polish paintings, both modern and old. Some really beautiful artwork in here. I felt inspired. Plus, the basement has some great ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman works. This isn't the kind of place I would... More 

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