The National Museum in Poznan - Museum of Applied Arts


The Museum of Applied Arts is a branch of the National Museum in Poznan. It is located on the Przemysl Hill, in the very heart of the city of Poznan. The castle tower which is 43 meters high, offers a unique view of the city and its surroundings.

A new exhibition of the Museum of Applied Arts was opened on 26th of March 2017

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Opening hours

Mon - closed

Tue - Thu 9:00 - 15:00 (11:00 - 17:00, from 16th of June to 15th of September)

Fri 12:00 - 21:00

Sat - Sun 11:00 - 18:00

Ticket's prices

12/8 zl (regular/reduced)

Admission free on



The Museum is housed in the former Royal Castle of Poznan, which was erected in 1249, initially to serve as a residential tower of the Poznan Prince Przemysl I.
The Museum displays furniture, decorative fabrics, valuable silver, china, faience, and tin vessels as well as a variety of decorations once found in castles, palaces or shrines, old clocks and parade weaponry. While most of the items come from Europe, some have been brought in from as far as China and Japan.

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