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Museum of Japanese Art and Technology

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Address: ul. Marii Konopnickiej 26, Krakow 30-302, Poland
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0-12 267 27 03
10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00

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Worth a visit but not for everyone

Certainly a place to visit if one appreciates interesting architecture and, first of all, things Japanese. Exhibits change frequently, so there is no point discussing them, but... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Lexington, Kentucky
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Zagreb, Croatia
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Currently there are 3 exhibitions in the museum. Tuesday entrance is free of charge. There are two bindings with separate entrances, but both have a wardrobe. During my stay two groups of children had workshop. There is a nice museum shop and a cafe/restaurant with good food.

Thank Kasandra_Trojanska
Lexington, Kentucky
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Certainly a place to visit if one appreciates interesting architecture and, first of all, things Japanese. Exhibits change frequently, so there is no point discussing them, but, to repeat, it is your frame of mind which matters. If you are impatient and like quick burgers, this may not be a place for you.

Thank Kazar37
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195 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We went there on a Tuesday because it is free and we are glad we had not to pay because it was not too interesting to us. There was an exhibition of Japanese paintings of birds and plants, an exhibition of traditional Japanese packaging and boxes and an exhibition of paintings by contemporary Polish authors. We took tram no. 18... More 

1 Thank Dale63
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Found the galleries well laid out, neat and enjoyable. If you are into visiting art museum's it's a good visit. If not don't bother. But either way avoid the cafe in the second building, rude staff ignore us for quite a while . We persisted and eventually got they're attention, again when we went to pay they were quick to... More 

Thank Michael G
Kent, United Kingdom
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393 reviews
233 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

There are no permanent exhibitions so there may or may not be something to your taste. At present there is an exhibition of flower and bird paintings, comparing Japanese and Western interpretations "Kacho-ga". In the basement is an unusual display of tranditional and modern Japanese packaging - more interesting than it sounded! Not just marketing ploys, but symbolic gift wrapping.

Thank Pippa65
Krakow, Poland
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69 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This was my first time at this museum and we went specifically to see the Japanese dolls. They were exquisite. This museum is a great place to muse and roam .... but don't expect to be able to read the signs or tablets ..... it is too dark ..... lighting can be improved. So just living in the moment with... More 

Thank panigrazyna
County Durham
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173 reviews
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Walking and noted the exhibition . As I'm very interested in making my own garments and children's thought the dolls would be very good to view. I was very impressed with the designs and sewing techniques of the miniature costumes they were beautiful . Other aspects of the exhibition were not to my taste dead mole on a miniature bed... More 

Thank cj13n
Rzeszow, Poland
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121 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Was pretty boring as I am not a fan of Japanese art, paid 20PLN for the entrance, checked the exhibition in 15min and left the place. If you are not familiar with Japanese art and culture you might want to skip this place.

Thank Virgute
Leicester, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

20 zl entrance fee. Went therefore cause I thought it was included in tourist card. Not. To be honest I wouldn't go for free either if I knew. Apart from the 5 theatre costumes the rest is crap. Excuse my language, I respect artists but come on now. The museum occupies 2 buildings. Not sure why. They fit in 1... More 

Thank Gerasimos C
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Interesting display of posters, hard to understand modern art, and sombre paintings. Special demonstration of Japanese flower arranging followed by free canapés. Worth a visit on a rainy day.

Thank Stephen M

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