Ethnographic Museum in Torun
The Ethnographic Museum in Torun came into being 1st January 1959. Its creatress and the first long-term manager was professor Maria Znamierowska-Prufferowa, whom name, the museum has carried since 15th December 1999. The Ethnographic Museum in Torun is one out of three independent ethnographic museums in the country. It is the council institution of culture and it acts in the strength of museums act from the day 21st November 1996, and the Sejmik (the Sejm) of Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province is its organizer.
The Museum is listed to the State Register of Museums. The Museum basic task is accumulating, scientific working out, storage, protection, conservation and making goods of culture available for people. The Museum also accumulates documentation materials concerning ethnology as well as related sciences. It also runs educational and publishing activity as well as it co-operates with organizations possessing similar aims. The range of the Ethnographic Museum in Torun working is the area of whole Poland, taking especially the terrains of Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province into consideration.
Address: 19 Waly gen. Sikorskiego Street
Mondays – closed
Tuesdays, Thursdays – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, Fridays – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays, Sundays – 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.