Auto-Moto-History Exhibition at the Czyżyny Hangar

29.08.2018 - 28.10.2018

At the Auto-Moto-History Exhibition in the austere industrial space of Czyżyny Hangar, we will present historic vehicles that will allow us to trace the history of Polish auto-moto industry from the times of the Second Polish Republic to the end of the Polish People’s Republic...

History of mobile devices

13.07.2018 - 26.08.2018

At the next exhibition from the series Technological Classics we will present the most interesting mobile devices from our collections. They will include such iconic devices as Apple Newton OMP or Nokia 9000 Communicator. Modern technology is associated with mobility. The ubiquitous smartphones and tablets have become permanent parts of our lives and for most of us it is difficult to imagine even one day without them. Since the majority of our society has come into contact with mobile devices over the last decade, the misconception that they are a new concept is still alive today...

Classics of technology - Retro computers

28.08.2018 - 07.10.2018

Computers have changed beyond recognition in the last thirty years. They have become much more powerful, the early CRT displays have been replaced by flat LCD screens, and thanks to advances in the field of miniaturization, they can be taken everywhere we go...

exhibition of railway models

23.06.2018 - 24.06.2018

Who didn’t dream of their own model train in their childhood? An electric one, with stations, turnouts and working semaphores. On 23 and 24 June the Museum of Municipal Engineering would like to invite those whose dream has not yet come true as well as those who have already played with model trains but want to interest their children in their hobby or who want themselves to experience once again the unforgettable atmosphere to an exhibition of railroad models and to a number of additional attractions...

Around the Wheel

30.11.-1 - 21.05.2018

"Around the Wheel" – exhibition in the hall D, narrow-gauge electrical tramway shed, 1901 An educational exhibition, composed of approx. 27 stands directly operated by the visitors according to the instructions and descriptions. Stands, although thematically related to various fields of science and life, involve a common shape of circle.

THE THAW 56 – CRACOVIA 65. EXHIBITION OF WITOLD CĘCKIEWICZ’S ARCHITECTURE

24.11.2017 - 21.01.2018

The exhibition in the former Cracovia Hotel tells a story of Witold Cęckiewicz’s architecture against the political and social background of the two decades following the 1956 Thaw. After the events of October 1956, architects abandoned socialist realism and turned to modern forms. This breakthrough is the starting point of an exhibition organized in the building of the former Cracovia Hotel (now the Branch of the National Museum in Kraków). The main axis of the show will be the oeuvre of Witold Cęckiewicz – one of the most important architects of Polish post-war modernism. In 1965, Cęckiewicz designed the Cracovia Hotel that – along with the adjacent Kijów (Kiev) Cinema – count among the leading achievements of Polish architecture in the 1960s...