Welcome to Poland’s only photography museum! Although modest in size, the Photography History Museum will captivate shutterbugs of both amateur and professional levels, with its fascinating exhibitions that relate the development and evolution of the eight art. It features several compact rooms filled with ancient cameras (over 500, to be exact), various antique pieces of equipment, historical photographs of Krakow, and even an old darkroom. It also boasts an extensive collection of rare photographs, some dating as far back as the turn of the century. As the only one of its kind in the country, the museum is famous for housing temporary exhibits by famous photographers from around the world.
The Photography History Museum in Krakow is located at Józefitów 16 just northwest of the historical city center, reachable in a 10-minute walk from Rynek Glowny, or by tram via lines 4, 8, 13, 24, and 38. It is open from 11am to 6pm Wednesday through Friday and from 10am to 3:30pm on Saturday and Sunday. The site is closed on Monday and Tuesday. Last entrance is 30 minutes before closing. Admission is 8 złoty per adult and 5 złoty per child. Entry is free of charge on Sundays.