Etnography Museum in Poznan

The Ethnography Museum is a branch of the National Museum in Poznan, belongs to the oldest Polish exhibition institutions that present the wealth of folk culture. Ethnography Museum in Poznan continues the tradition initiated in Wielkopolska in 1910 by the Poznan Folklore Society and is one of the oldest Polish museum institutions depicting the wealth of folk culture.

The holdings are divided into the following departments: of Folk Art, Technical Culture, Folk Ceramics, Textiles, and Dress, Toys, Urban Culture, Documentation and Non-European Cultures. At present the Museum holds an exhibit of folk dress from Wielkopolska, worn in the area of historical Wielkopolska in the latter half of the 19th c. and in the early 20th c. Archival photographs supplement a presentation of genuine garments. Museum has a good collection of folk woodcarving – of note are the large roadside posts and crosses – and traditional costumes of the region.

Address: 9 Karola Marcinkowskiego Avenue

Opening hours:
Mondays – closed

Tuesdays – Thursdays – 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Fridays – 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Saturdays – Sundays – 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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