PARTNERS / The State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw

The State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw, founded in 1888, is the oldest museum of its kind in Poland. The Museum collects examples of Polish and international folk culture, which number over 80.000 objects. Permanent exhibitions present the cultures of Africa, Oceania, and America as well as some aspects of Polish culture such as rituals, customs, and material culture. The Museum also organizes temporary thematic exhibitions and has an effective role in scientific publishing, research and promotional activities regarding culture. The Museum has a significant educational and cultural offer addressed to children, youth and adults, it organises workshops, debates, has its own cinema to screen films of artistic and social importance.