The new museum was opened in the building of the former granary at 6 Sikorski Square. The National Museum in Krakow has gathered the largest collection of works by this outstanding artist – over 1,100 objects.
WHO WAS STANISŁAW WYSPIAŃSKI
Stanisław Mateusz Ignacy Wyspiański (born January 15, 1869 in Krakow, died November 28, 1907 in Krakow) – an outstanding Polish artist, writer, playwright, poet, painter, graphic artist, architect, furniture designer. Polish theater reformer. He worked in the era of Young Poland. He is sometimes called the fourth national prophet.
WHAT YOU CAN SEE IN THE WYSPIAŃSKI MUSEUM
On the first floor, the artist’s works are presented in three thematic parts: “Elements”, “Wawel – the drama of kings” and “Apollo-Christ”. They contain the most outstanding works of Wyspiański, including stained glass designs for the Wawel Cathedral.
Wyspiański’s book collection with his handwritten notes was placed in the basement of the museum
The room entitled “Metamorphoses” commemorates the most famous theater performances and screen adaptations of his works.
WYSPIAŃSKI MUSEUM OPENING HOURS
- MONDAY: CLOSED
- TUESDAY: 10.00-17.30 *
- WEDNESDAY – THURSDAY: CLOSED
- FRIDAY – SUNDAY: 10.00-17.30 *
*TECHNICAL BREAK: 13.00 – 13.30
WYSPIAŃSKI MUSEUM TICKET PRICES:
- Normal ticket – PLN 28
- Reduced ticket – PLN 17
- Family ticket – PLN 56 (maximum 4 people, including a minimum of 1 child under 18)
- Ticket for youth from 7 to 26 years of age – PLN 1