Silsia Museum in Katowice
Museum presents exhibits connected with Silesia region. There are grouped in four categories. First one is archeological exhibition, where we can find objects from the international excavations in which employees of museum took part. There are exhibits from ancient Egypt as also medieval Europe and many others. Second category is an ethnographic exhibition, where you can learn more about the beginning of settlement in this area. Third one is historical – in brief section of region’s history. The last and probably the most interesting category is an art exhibition which presents magnificent art pieces by regional artists.
Silesia Museum is a traditional culture place, which can be interesting for those who really want to meet history of Silesia region. If you’re not keen in regional history of Poland, better choose other attraction.
Location: City Center
Address: Korfantego Alley no. 3, Katowice
Katowice History Museum
It’s worth to pay attention on the museum’s seat. This wonderful tenement house is one of the most interesting buildings in Katowice. Inside there are also few important things to see. Especially two exhibitions are must there. First one is a main – “Katowice History 1299 – 1990”. It contains even times before Katowice get the city rights and shows that it played an important role in Polish history. Second exhibition presents modernism art of regional artists. The most important objects are portraits of famous and controversial character of Polish modernism – Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz called Witkacy. These two expositions are really worth seeing for those who need great esthetic experiences.
Location: 5 minutes ride from the city center
Address: Szafranek St. no 9, Katowice