On 9 May 2001 the Castle Museum in Pszczyna opened a permanent exhibition to its visitors which significantly differs in character from the other museum exhibitions of historical interiors – the subject of this notable exhibition is one of just a few miniature collections in Poland. The name of “Miniature Room” refers to former collector’s
Within the company of Pszczyna Princes, Dukes and Free State Lords For the first time the exhibition presents a unique collection of portraits owned by the Castle Museum that survived the post-war period and avoided dispersal and damage. The works of art show members of three families who ruled Pszczyna from the first half of
The Polish Chamber named after Prince Józef Poniatowski The Polish Chamber named after Prince Józef Poniatowski at the Castle Museum in Pszczyna has been set up on the initiative of Professor Zdzisław Żygulski, Jr., – eminent art historian, expert in the field of weaponry, museologist and a scholar in Oriental art – in liaison with
Magnificent interiors, chambers, drawing rooms, galleries, grand stairs, a library and a vestibule. Reconstructed interiors of the Emperor’s Apartment, Emperor’s Bedroom, Dressing Room, Study, Oak Room, and the Empress’ Bedroom.
The Armoury is situated in the gothic cellars of the castle. In six successive arched rooms and in the adjoining corridor European and oriental armaments dating from 16th to the beginning of 20th century are presented. The Armoury exhibition consists of offensive and protective weapons as well as hunting, sport and duel weapons. The largest group
Changing displays is a natural course of events for a museum and the Castle Museum in Pszczyna has already introduced new exhibitions on a few occasions in the past – the most significant change in the display of objects took place at the beginning of the 1990s after the discovery of old photographs of the