Museum of King Jan III’s Palace at Wilanów | Muzeum Pałacu Króla Jana III w Wilanowie
The baroque pearl of Warsaw, which years ago used to be the headquarters of King Jan III Sobieski and his family. Today, the royal residence in Wilanów is a place where culture meets nature. The Museum Of King Jan III’s in the palace is the oldest Polish art museum.
Temporary exhibitions, conferences and academic seminars, as well as educational classes are organized on a regular basis. The museum also runs a vortal, which is a great repository of knowledge and educational resources concerning the history and culture of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
In addition to the artistic, architectural and cultural value of the palace and the museum located in it, a significant asset of this place are beautiful gardens set around the palace. The 45-hectare complex has a variety of stylish buildings as well as gardens and parks: the Northern Garden, the Baroque Garden divided into two terraces, the Rose Garden, two landscape parks – North and South and the Orangery Garden.
Museum of King Jan III’s in Wilanów takes care of the testimonies of the memory of King Sobieski and the museum of Stanisław Kostka Potocki. By providing exhibits to visitors, it educates about the times of both patrons and cultivates the values of the old Polish tradition. It shapes the attitude of responsibility for national cultural and natural heritage.