Museums

Museums

Museums, galleries and exhibitions invite visitors who want to explore the 700-year-old history of the city. The Holy Trinity Royal Chapel, Donjon, Fortuna Cellar and the Cathedral are just a few of must-see places in Lublin. With a valid Lublin Tourist Card you can visit them for free!

List of places honoring the Tourist Card

State Museum at Majdanek

State Museum at Majdanek

The museum at Majdanek is one of the most important memorial places in Poland. It encompasses an area of a former German concentration camp, where nearly 80,000 people were killed during World War II. The realities of the concentration camp are presented in indoor and outdoor exhibitions. Visitors can see authentic objects from the camp, barracks, gas chambers and the crematorium.

Free car park for cardholders 24h 72h

ul. Droga Męczenników Majdanka 67, 20-325 Lublin

Centrum obsługi zwiedzających:

tel. +48 81 710 28 33

fax +48 81 710 28 65

centrum@majdanek.eu

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Open Air Village Museum

Open Air Village Museum

The museum of the Lublin village is one of the largest folk museums in Poland. Old rural architecture set in the picturesque scenery offers a glimpse of the cultural diversity of the Lublin Region. Exhibitions present traditional customs, habits and daily work that took place in villages, towns and manors in bygone times. The museum is a venue of regular cultural events and re-enactments of folk traditions, such as harvesting, pickling cabbage, midsummer night and many others.

Al. Warszawska 96, 20-824 Lublin

tel.: +48 81 533 85 13, +48 81 533 31 37

skansen@skansen.lublin.pl

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The House of Words – The Chamber of Printing

The House of Words – The Chamber of Printing

The Chamber of Printing is situated in the old printing house operating in the 1930s. In the scenery of old printing press, and typesetting and bookbinding machines, you can learn about the history, techniques and technology used in printing in the past. The museum also organises workshops in typesetting, calligraphy, lithography, bookbinding and papermaking.

Closed on Mondays

ul. Królewska 17, ul. Żmigród 1 20-110 Lublin

tel.: +48 81 534 52 33

domslow@tnn.lublin.pl

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‘The Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre’ Centre

‘The Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre’ Centre

The exhibition entitled ‘Lublin. Memory of the Place’ is dedicated to multicultural, pre-war Lublin and focuses on programmes realised by the centre – ‘The Oral History’ and ‘Space and Iconography of pre-war Lublin.’ You can see a model of the city from the times before World War II, unique photos on glass plate negatives, original pre-war advertisement in Yiddish, and many items and topics presented in an innovative way.

Closed on Mondays

ul. Grodzka 21, 20-112 Lublin

tel.: +48 81 532 58 67

teatrnn@tnn.lublin.pl

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Lublin Cathedral

Lublin Cathedral

This beautiful church is full of real treasures. The name of the acoustic vestry refers to its amazing acoustic properties. If you stand in a corner, facing the wall, and whisper, you can communicate with the person in the opposite corner. The ceiling carries sound that cannot be heard by people standing in the middle of the vestry. The fresco on the ceiling depicts a triumph of the Catholic faith over heretics. In the vestry there are also historic exhibits and crypts.

Closed on Mondays

Parafia św. Jana Chrzciciela i św. Jana Ewangelisty (Archikatedra)

ul. Królewska 10, 20-109 Lublin

tel.: +48 81 532 11 96

katedra@diecezja.lublin.pl

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Yeshiva Chachmei Lublin

Yeshiva Chachmei Lublin

Founded in 1930 by Meir Shapiro, the Yeshiva was the largest centre of Torah study in the world, which is why Jews used to call Lublin the Oxford of the East. The outbreak of World War II spelled the end of the yeshiva. Nowadays, tourists can visit this impressive eclectic 5-storey building with a synagogue, library and a remembrance room featuring old photos and historical items.
It is also worth seeing an exhibition dedicated to the history of Yeshiva Chachmei at the Museum of the History of the Yeshiva of the Lublin Magi.
In the building there is also the Ilan Hotel and The Olive restaurant.

Closed on Mondays

ul. Lubartowska 85, 20-123 Lublin

tel.: +48 81 745 03 47, +48 81 478 50 60, +48 81 478 50 63

tel.: +48 506 196 017

fax.: +48 81 478 50 62

recepcja@hotelilan.pl

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Fortuna Cellar

Fortuna Cellar

Fortuna Cellar is one of the top tourist attractions of Lublin. It is located in the cellar of a historic townhouse of the Lubomelski Family. The most important room in this museum is the old winery with unique, 16th-century polychromes depicting secular scenes with references to antiquity and Renaissance customs. Other rooms host multimedia presentations, visualizations and historic exhibits connected with the history of Lublin.

Rynek 8, 20-111 Lublin

tel.: +48 81 444 55 55

piwnica@lrot.pl

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