Thesaurus Cracoviens

🎉 Congratulations to 2️⃣ Polish museums that have been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award 2021(EMYA), which is the longest-running and most prestigious museum award in Europe.

They are the Czartoryski Museum and Thesaurus Cracoviensis, both located in Krakow, one of the prettiest and historical cities of Poland.

Founded in 1796 by Princess Izabela Czartoryska, the Czartoryski Museum is one of the country’s oldest museums and boasts the city’s richest art collection, the most famous of which is the painting “Lady with an Ermine” by Leonardo da Vinci. Apart from numerous precious paintings, the museum also has an excellent collection of weaponry and antiques from Greece, Rome and Egypt. After a thorough renovation, the museum has reopened in December 2019 as a branch of the National Museum.

Thesaurus Cracoviens is one of the first and largest modern central collection warehouses with more than 172,000 exhibits on an area of over 2000 m2, where people can not only enjoy museum collections that have had not been exhibited so far, but learn about the secrets of art conservation techniques.

In addition to the Krakow museums, there are plenty of fantastic attractions and stories in Krakow you can discover by joining our 👉 3days Krakow city break.🤩

Photo: muzeumkrakowa.pl