Museum & Galleries

 

Platon Art Gallery


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Platon Art Gallery is situated in a stylish, neo-Gothic building in Krupnicza street in Wroclaw, which is also the seat of Platon Legal Centre. The entire facility is located in the Four Temples District, a prestigious location for local culture and art. ...

The WRO Art Center in Wroclaw


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The WRO Art Center was opened in 2008 by the WRO Center for Media Art Foundation, an independent organization specializing in the areas where contemporary art and culture intersect with developing media. The WRO Art Center’s mission includes organizing exhibitions,...

Design - BWA Wroclaw


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Design is placed right in the city centre. We act as 'a city carpet', walking beyond the physical space of the gallery. Into the city, into the country and far away. The gallery's new offer is 'expanded' design, critical towards culture of an object. ...

Studio - BWA Wroclaw


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Studio was a former workshop of BWA Wroclaw, for some time now it has been an independent presenting, organising, exhibiting and workshop unit. It is a place of a quick reaction to the artists, activists and theoreticians' needs. The gallery aims at the...

Glass and Ceramics - BWA Wroclaw


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Glass and Ceramics (Szklo I Ceramika) is a minimal space presenting glass and ceramic works, unique objects, designs, installations made by contemporary artists with the innovative use of both materials. It is an experimental lab for young artists...

Awangarda - BWA Wroclaw


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Awangarda is the biggest BWA gallery in Wroclaw. Its aim is to show and to make popular artists' current activities with the background of cultural problems. Awangarda presents classics of Polish contemporary art, thematic shows of domestic and European art,...

BWA Wroclaw – Galleries of Contemporary Art


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BWA Wroclaw is a cultural institution financed by the city of Wroclaw. Its main activity focuses on organising and presenting contemporary art exhibitions. It also shows interest in interaction between art and other areas of life as well as in search for the meaning of...

The Wroclaw University Museum


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The Wroclaw University Museum has existed since 1992. It displays the history of the University since 1702 until now. The collection and exhibition include items related to history (furniture, equipment). There are also scientific instruments and archives...

Museum of Natural History – Wroclaw University


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The Museum of Natural History, Wroclaw University, is the largest institution of this kind in Poland. It came into existence in 1814. Its collections comprise numerous unique specimens of extinct and rare species such as the Great Auk, Passenger Pigeon,...

Post and Telecommunications Museum in Wroclaw


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The Post and Telecommunications Museum, financed with the budget of Lower Silesia Voivodship Government, has existed since 1956. It carries out exhibitory and educational activity. The collection includes documents, photographs, items related to Polish...

Panorama of the Battle of Raclawice in Wroclaw


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Panorama of the Battle of Raclawice in Wroclaw, an impressive relic of 19th-century century mass culture, is one of only few examples of this genre preserved in Europe. The large painting (15x114m) 'transfers' the viewer into an altogether different time, a...

Ethnographic Museum in Wroclaw


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It is ethnography's responsibility to revive cultural trends which best reflect social processes along with regional and ethnic differences. At the same time ethnography plays essential role in the territories marked with people's relocations and consequently...

The National Museum in Wroclaw


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The National Museum in Wroclaw occupies the building designed by an architect Karl Friedrich Endell and erected in 1883 – 1886. Museum was established on 28 March 1947 as the State Museum in process of organization, on 11 July 1948 it was officially inaugurated...

Geology Museum in Wroclaw


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Geological Museum of the Geology Institute of the Wroclaw University has existed since 1866. The museum collects and protects geological and paleontologic collections. It has both paleozoological and paleobothanical items. The regional collections...

Museum of the Archdiocese in Wroclaw


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The Museum of the Archdiocese has existed since 1898. The museum collects, conservates and displays artistic and historical works of art. The exhibition includes sculpture, painting, textile art (14th – 19th century) and ancient relics: mummies, wedge...

Mineralogy Museum in Wroclaw


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The Mineralogy Museum has existed since 1812. The museum collects and exhibits minerals, precious stones, gems and meteorites. This small exhibition hall is on hand to display the fruit of the local miners' labours, to any of those interested enough to...

Historical Museum in the Royal Palace in Wroclaw


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The Royal Palace, former residence of Prussian kings, is an exceptional place, the largest museum projects in the postwar history of Wroclaw. Thanks to thorough modernization, he became a modern exhibition center of the City Museum in Wroclaw, and the seat of...

Museum of Cemetery Art in Wroclaw


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The Old Jewish Cemetery is the only gravesite of the turn of the 19th and 20th century, which is still preserved in Wroclaw. It is also an inventive and unique composition of grave sculptures and smaller architectures, harmoniously coexisting with a properly...

Museum of Metal Engraving Arts in Wroclaw


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Museum was open in 1965 as a unique unit specialised in Metal engraving arts. Despite from collecting exhibits the museum produces its own medals. For 30 years of its existence it has created over 100 medal titles, designed by artists cooperating with the...

Military Museum in Wroclaw


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Wroclaw Arsenal, (also known as Mikolajski because of its proximity to the Mikolajska Gate), is one of the most appealing pieces of Wroclaw's urban architecture. Its raw exterior is quite deceptive - upon entering the building the interior captivates one with its...

Museum of City Art in Wroclaw


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The Museum of City Art is located in the Town Hall of Wroclaw. The Town Hall is a unique monument of secular Gothic architecture which was built in stages from the end of the 13th century until the first half of the 16th century. The Town Hall...

Museum of Archeology in Wroclaw


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The Museum of Archeology is 185 years old. It was established in 1815 initially with private and post-secular archeological collections. The founder of the museum was J.G.G. Busching, a man of outstanding merit in modern museum science including archival studies...

Museum of Man in Wroclaw


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The Museum of Man was opened in 2002 in the building of Collegium Anthropologicum and is a joint venture of the Institute of Anthropology, Polish Academy of Sciences and the Department of Anthropology, the University of Wroclaw. The collection of the Museum of Man...

Museum of Architecture in Wroclaw


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The inherent problem with any museum of architecture is that you can't really exhibit architecture. Anyway this is a decent enough place with a permanent collection of stained glass windows and stoves, and temporary exhibitions in both architecture and...