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Poland

Poland

Gdansk:                                                                                                                                                        
- Diocesal Museum Gdansk-Oliva, ul. Cystersów 16, Gdansk.
 
Szczecin:
- Diocesal Museum Szczecin. 
 
Gniezno:                                                                                                                                                 
- Diocesal Museum,ul. Kolegiaty 14 a, Gniezno.
 
Pelplin:                                                                                                                                                
- Diocesal museum, Kuria Buskupia, Pelplin has one of the largest collections of medieval sculpture, the only copy in Poland of the Gütenberg Bible and robes, dishes and reliquaries.
 
Plock:
- Diocesal Museum PÅ‚ock.
 
Warsaw:
- The National Museum, Al. Jerozolimskie 3, Warsaw. The Faras Gallery has a collection of Eastern Christian Art, also embracing Byzantine art.
 
Lublin:
- The Holy Trinity Chapel of the castle in Lublin is covered with well preserved 14th-century Russian Orthodox/Byzantine frescoes.
 
Sandomierz:
- Diocesal Museum Sandomierz.
 
Wschowa:
- Muzeum Ziemi Wschowskiej, plac Zamkowy 2, Wschowa. Permanent exhibition Soli Deo Gloria - Protestant Cultural Heritage in the Wschowa Region in the 16th-18th Century showing the richness of Protestant heritage including customary practices and Protestant art as well as the traditions of Polish dissenting gentry. http://muzeum.wschowa.pl/dotacje
 
Wroclaw:                                                                                                                                                   
- Archdiocesal Museum, ul. Kanonia 12, Wroclaw.
                                                                                                                                                         
Opole:                                                                                                                                                                   
- Diocesal Museum, ul. Kard. Kominka 1 a, Opole.
 
Krakow:
- Diocesal museum, Krakow with one of the best collections of Gothic art in the country. Highlights include three large fifteenth-century triptychs from St Leonard's Church in Lipnica Murowana; a lovely painting of a white-robed St Catherine of Alexandria from Biecz; and an elegant set of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century wooden pietà. There's also a rich collection of nineteenth-century religious folk art. 
 
Tarnow:
- Diocesal Museum Tarnow, the oldest diocesan museum in Poland (founded in 1888). Gothic sculpture and paintings from MaÅ‚opolska region, representing the School of Cracow and SÄ…cz. The second part includes the church textiles from the Middle Ages till the 19th century. Also paintings from the 20th century and folk art, e.g. folk paintings on glass. www.muzeum.diecezja.tarnow.pl/index_pl_m.html 
 
Rzeszów:
- Diocesal Museum Rzeszów.
 
Przemysl:
- Diocesal Museum Przemysl.