District Museum in Toruń

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Toruń Regional Museum
Muzeum Okręgowe w Toruniu
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Established 1594 (1594)
Location Toruń
Type Regional museum

Toruń Regional Museum (Polish: Muzeum Okręgowe w Toruniu), located in the Ratusz hall of Toruń, is one of the oldest and largest museums in Poland. It started in 1594 as the mere Cabinet of Curiosities at the library of the academic Gimnazjum, called Musaeum in Latin. Re-established in sovereign Poland as a city museum in 1920 after the century of military partitions, it was administratively structured as the regional museum in 1965.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Rys historyczny (Historical draft) Muzeum Okręgowe w Toruniu. (Polish)
  • [www.muzeum.torun.pl Official homepage]

Coordinates: 53°00′39″N 18°36′16″E / 53.01083°N 18.60444°E / 53.01083; 18.60444