This evening, 13th-14th May, the 18th edition of the popular Museum Night (Noc Muzeów w Krakowie 2022) makes a welcome return.
“The Power of Museums for Ukraine” is the theme for this year, and will also be available in Ukrainian. language version, at selected locations fundraisers will be organised to support Ukraine
More than fifty establishments will take part this year. Most museums extend their opening hours for Museum Night, with special programmes which include permanent and temporary exhibitions, making available unique places that are normally inaccessible to visitors, as well as special attractions: workshops, multimedia presentations, shows and guided tours.
Since 2004 the cities museums and galleries have opened their doors for the ‘Night of Museums’ (Noc Muzeów), modelled on Berlin’s “Lange Nacht der Museen”, as part of the ‘Kraków Nights’ (Krakowskie Noce) series – consisting of Theatre, Dance, Jazz, Poetry and Cracovia Sacra nights.
Admission to most museums is payable, all museums are subject to prior registration and reservations.
Registration and reservations are available on the websites of each museum participating in the Night of Museums.
Programme of Events
You can find a comprehensive programme, including an interactive map (Polish) or download a text version at the links below.
icon-link Museum Night – Online Programme (Polish)
Full Programme in Polish – PDF Download
icon-link Museum Night Website
icon-link Museum Night – for people with disabilities
icon-link Museum Night – Attractions for Children
Many of the participating institutions have posted more detailed information on their own websites or created specific Noc Muzeów Facebook events.
icon-facebook-alt Krakowskie Noce Facebook
icon-link Public transport changes in support of Museum Night
Kraków Tram Museum Line (Krakowska Linia Muzealna) operate a vintage tram on Museum night, details can be found in their Facebook Post.
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