National Museum

The National Museum in Warsaw – guided tour

National Museum in Warsaw guided tour - sightseeing Warsaw
National Museum

National Museum in Warsaw has a permanent collection divided by 7 galleries. The exchibitions contains the archaeological study of art from ancient and classical antiquity through the Middla Ages to the new and latest. The great collections of paintings, drawings, sculptures, decorative arts are unique in Europe. Especially collection of late medieval church art, ancient monuments or the Nubian Faras cathedral are very interesting for history lovers. In Museum You can see the Cabinet of Coins and Medals, Oriental art and more about photography or design.


The galleries in the National Museum:

  • Faras Gallery

Gallery which is the only one in Europe and unique in the world exhibition of art and culture of the Nubian Christian period.

  • Gallery of Medieval Art

Gallery presents impressive winged altars, liturgical objects, paintings and sculptures.

  • Gallery of Ancient Art
  • Gallery of 19th Century Art

Gallery presents works of painters and sculptots Polish and other European countries. The confrontation of the works of artists allows to show their artistic aspirations, the same universal ideas or symbols and similar experiments carried out independently workshop.

  • Gallery of 20th and 21st Century Art

The largest collections of modern and contemporary art in Poland. Gallery exhibited paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings from the ’20s and ’30s also Polish videos, photographs photomontages and selected works of ’80s. Present works of
Witkacy, Władysława Strzemińskiego, Katarzyny Kobro and many others artists.

  • Gallery of Ornamental Art,

  • Gallery of Europeand and Polish Old Art (from 15th to 18th century).

Details about guided tour in the National Museum in Warsa


Monday: Closed

Tuesday — Sunday: 10 a.m. — 6 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. — 9 p.m.

Last entry to the museum is 45 minutes before closing times


  • regular fee 20 PLN
  • reduced fee 10 PLN
  • groups 10 PLN / person
  • free admission to permanent galleries on Tuesday

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