Historical Museum in Sanok, established in 1934, has one of Poland’s largest collections related to Eastern Christian art

Historical Museum in Sanok

Zamkowa 2
38-500 Sanok

phone: 13 46 306 09

e-mail: sanok.muzeum@gmail.com



how to get there

The holdings of over 1,200 exhibits include icons as well as liturgical items from Orthodox and Greek Catholic tserkovs existing nowadays or in the past in south-eastern Poland and areas today in Ukraine. The museum also holds a large collection of contemporary art, mainly works by Polish artists in exile. It is particularly known for the Zdzisław Beksiński gallery. The world’s largest exposition, comprising approximately 600 works, presents the rich and varied output left behind by the renowned contemporary artist.



Places worth seeing nearby:

Museum of Rural Architecture with the Galician Town Square in Sanok

Słonne Mountains Landscape Park

Ruins of Carmelite monastery in Zagórz

  • Old Town in Sanok

  • Old wooden Greek Catholic tserkov in the district of Olchowce in Sanok

  • Ruins of Sobień castle, with a viewing platform, in Manasterz

  • Trail of Icons in the San River Valley



Photo: Michał Bosek