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Support the Museum of Krakow

Support the Museum of Krakow

added 26.05.2020
Ladies and Gentlemen, since mid-March we have all found ourselves in an unusual situation. The epidemic has turned all our lives upside down. Closed stores, cinemas, theaters, schools, playgrounds and of course museums. Almost all social life has moved to the virtual world.

The Sun Shines After the Storm

The Sun Shines After the Storm

added 10.04.2020
The Kraków Museum has become involved in a project that is meant to lead to an exhibition entitled “The Sun Shines After the Storm.” The exhibition is going to recount the stories of Kraków and its residents during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.

CAMOC 2020 - tour offer
CAMOC

CAMOC 2020 - tour offer

added 06.03.2020
Dear Sir or Madam,
We present the offer of trips organized for participants of the international CAMOC conference

CAMOC Krakow 2020 Annual Conference: The Right to the City
CAMOC

CAMOC Krakow 2020 Annual Conference: The Right to the City

added 13.01.2020
Call for papers

CAMOC 2020

CAMOC 2020

added 24.09.2019
All over the world, cities are expanding, growing in importance, as centres of social and economic development and education. Henri Lefebvre was the first to present the concept of The Right to the City (1968), as a collective reclamation of the urban space by marginalized groups living in the border districts of the city.

We invite you to our branches!

We invite you to our branches!

added 24.09.2019
We invite you to our branches!

KL Plaszow

"Płaszów. Discovering"

added 23.07.2019
We invite you to read the papers delivered during the conference "Płaszów. Odkrywanie"

New Name
Museum's 120th anniversary celebrations

New Name

added 17.12.2018
Starting from 1 March 2019, along with a new statute, the Historical Museum of the City of Kraków will also have a new, shortened name — The Museum of Kraków. 

Official inauguration of the Museum's 120th anniversary celebrations

Official inauguration of the Museum's 120th anniversary celebrations

added 18.12.2018
The Historical Museum of the City of Kraków gained legal autonomy on the basis of a resolution of the Council of the Royal City of Kraków of 31 May 1899. However, in practice it functioned as a part of the Archives of Historical Records of the City of Kraków, where the exhibits were collected for the Museum until the Second World War. The call for the Museum's independence materialized on 18 December 1945. The Municipal National Council in Kraków then passed a resolution on the establishment of the Museum and the adoption its statute. 
The 73th anniversary of adoption of the first statute of the Historical Museum of the City of Kraków falls on 18 December 2018, and this day marks the inauguration of celebrations of the 120th anniversary of the Museum's existence.  A ceremony of signing of the Jubilee Act took place during a special session of the Museum's Council with the participation of the Mayor of Kraków—Jacek Majchrowski.

The tradition of creating nativity scenes in Kraków is on Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists!
Krzysztofory Palace

The tradition of creating nativity scenes in Kraków is on Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists!

added 29.11.2018
This November, during the annual meeting in Port Louis, Mauritius UNESCO Committee decided to inscribe the tradition of creating nativity scenes in Kraków on Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. That’s the first intangible cultural heritage element from Poland on List, but it is also a great honor for Kraków nativity scene makers.

History of German Nazi Concentration Camp in Krakow-Plaszow
KL Plaszow

History of German Nazi Concentration Camp in Krakow-Plaszow

added 29.06.2017
The German Nazi Concentration Camp in Krakow-Plaszow, established in October 1942, initially served the purpose of a labour camp (Zwangsarbeitslager). It was originally intended for c.a. 4000 prisoners – the Jews from Krakow’s ghetto which was closed in March 1943.

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