Muzeum Geologiczne Instytutu Nauk Geologicznych PAN Kraków
The Geological Museum of the Institute of Geological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences Kraków
Everyone has an opportunity to learn about the geological map of the Kraków area. There are the Dragon's Den, quarries, hills and former waterfalls. They will learn about the structure of the Earth and understand processes taking place inside and on its surface. The Museum is situated in the Research Centre in Kraków, part of the Institute of Geological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences based in Warsaw. The Geological Museum possesses extensive collections, sometimes amounting to thousands of specimens described in published works. These are also didactic and comparative collections. Moreover, one of Poland's largest collections of meteorites can be seen here. Visitors can visit a permanent exhibition – the Geological Structure of the Kraków Area, available since 1994, and temporary exhibitions.