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Address: 9539 Joseph Campau, Hamtramck, MI 48212
Phone Number: 313-874-2242
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9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Description: The Polish Art Center is located in the heart of Hamtramck, Michigan only...
The Polish Art Center is located in the heart of Hamtramck, Michigan only 10 minutes from downtown Detroit near the intersection of I-94 and I-75! Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of old world Poland. You will find everything from books and music to stoneware, classic cut crystal, folk art, fine foods, luxurious chocolates and much more.
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Fun shopping experience with friendly & helpful staff!

I always have so much fun shopping at the Polish Art Center! They have everything Polish you could imagine - from language, geneology, and travel books, to food & candies, to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2014
Jennifer_417
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Detroit, MI
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Detroit, MI
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I always have so much fun shopping at the Polish Art Center! They have everything Polish you could imagine - from language, geneology, and travel books, to food & candies, to beautiful amber jewelry, and everything in between! They have a wonderful assortment of Boleslawiec pottery with so many beautiful pieces to choose from. They also have Polish folk art... More 

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Atlanta
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232 reviews 232 reviews
98 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Located in Hamtramck, a city that sits within the city of Detroit, is this wonderful store filled with Polish goodies. I had gone here to pick up a few gifts. It was easy to find since it's located on one of the cities main streets. The store is much larger than it appears from the outside and every inch was... More 

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Cudahy, Wisconsin
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92 reviews 92 reviews
27 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This store is so colorful it heightens the senses as soon as you walk through the store! It is very organized. The people working there are very friendly. You can't walk out without finding SOMETHING you NEED!

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Taft, Tn
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

With grandparents from Poland ,my Mother spoke often and fondly of her aunts that lived in Hamtramck. Entering the Polish Art Center, it felt like Mom was with us again. There is such a large variety of Polish folk art for sale. The staff were extremely helpful and informative. The Polish Art Center is like a treasure chest of all... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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74 reviews 74 reviews
31 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Always incredibly helpful and friendly staff. Polish easter eggs are a difficult skill to master and the ladies in the Art Center have much patience and are very skilled. They offer classes, but when you are form out of town they will take the time to do some training on the spot. The Polish artifacts they have are authentic and... More 

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Laurel, Montana, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

I've been going here since I was a kid, and this place keeps expanding! I love the variety of items (I bought a Polish saint card, a Pope John Paul ii medal and cross and a Polska Zippo-style lighter) and the friendliness of the staff. My only complaint lies with the prices, which are a little high. It's a favorite... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The Polish Art Center really isn't an art center. It is a store that sells Polish things. I suppose the staff is knowledgeable but the purpose of the shop is to sell you stuff not to educate. We expected more.

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Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

Spent 2 hours here (of relevance for how long to feed the parking meter), and thoroughly enjoyed it all. From CDs to handscribed eggs to amber jewelry to pottery, dolls, papercut pictures, this place has everything Polish, all nicely arranged and lovingly explained if you ask the owners and their daughters.

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Livonia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Attended a Pisanki (Polish/Ukrainian) egg decorating class at the center Saturday. What an excellent learning experience in a casual atmosphere. Our family group (adults/teen) shared the class with another group of grade school children with their parents. The class fee included all the tools and materials needed for the class. The time literally flew by, and we all took our... More 

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Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We visited the Polish Art Center in Hamtramck not knowing what to expect. The store is located in two adjacent store fronts with metered parking on the street. We spent over and hour in the store, met the owner and the sales person (who were very helpful and friendly). The Polish Art Center is a wonderful collection of handmade articles... More 

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