The Museum of Warmia and Mazury is located in the Gothic castle is located on the outskirts of the old town of Olsztyn.
Among the exhibits you will find numerous attractions from the region such as coins, books , paintings, Gothic sculptures, Dutch portraits and many others. One of the most valuable items shown in the museum is the only in Poland medical incunabula from the library of Nicolaus Copernicus, who resided at the castle as administrator of the Warmia chapter. Another valuable exhibit is a world atlas of Johann Baptist Homann dating from the eighteenth century.
For kids big fun can be the entrance by a spiral staircase to the castle tower, where you can admire the panorama of the city parts through the small windows. This option has an additional fee (4 PLN) . And here the ticket price includes a tour of the temporary exhibition located in a small room in the middle of the ascent to the tower.
If you do not want to visit the castle you can walk around the court and take a souvenir photo in the stocks. Also notable is the nearby sculpture - a so called prussian "baba", a mysterious remnant of the former inhabitants of these lands.
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Zamkowa 2, 11-041 OlsztynGallery:
- Children up to 7 years free admission
- Family ticket (2+1) 20 PLN, family ticket (2+2) 25 PLN
- Entrance to the courtyard is free of charge