TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

"Archaeology of islands. Islands on the periphery of the early Piast monarchy"

The exhibition tells the story of seven islands: on Lake Długie (in Chycina), the Księży Ostrów Island and the Small Island on Lake Lubniewice (in Lubniewice), on Lake Paklicko Wielkie (in Nowy Dworek), on Lake Gęgnowskie (in Nętno) and on Lake Zarańskie (Żółte).

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

"Historical open-air shows in the Gniezno region in the 1970s"

The exhibition entitled "Historical outdoor shows in the Gniezno region in the 1970s" presents material related to the performances organized periodically in Gniezno, under the name "The Legends of the Polans’ Sign" in 1976, 1977 and 1978.

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

"Beginnings of the Polish State"

The exhibition entitled "Beginnings of the Polish State" is our main exhibition. It shows the first centuries of our statehood; the reign of the first Piast dynasty rulers. There, one can see not only how Poland was shaped, but also how our ancestors lived there.

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

"Piasts’ painted history"

"Piasts' painted history" is an exhibition where we present the paintings by 19th-century painters. They show figures and events from the history of the Piast dynasty from its legendary beginnings to the last representative on the Polish throne.

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

"Romanesque art in Poland"

The exhibition presents a unique collection of over a dozen of the most important examples of Romanesque architectural details from all over Poland, all located in one place! Although some of the exhibits presented are replicas of original monuments, it allows to see examples of Romanesque sacred art, characteristic of monumental stone buildings in early medieval Poland, all in one place!

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

"Slavic motifs in art"

At the exhibition, we present the Slavic culture of our ancestors, as seen through the eyes of artists from different eras. For centuries, in their work they have referred to the culture of the early medieval Slavic peoples inside and outside Poland.

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

"Ceramics from Gniezno"

At the exhibition, we feature several hundred relics from our two collections: Romanesque ceramic tiles together with gothic, renaissance and 19th-century stove tiles. What we show at the exhibition is only a part of our collections of this type - collections belonging to one of the largest of its kind in Europe.

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

"Gniezno. From here to the past"

The exhibition presents the history of Gniezno. But we’ve added our own spin on it. We start our story from… today! By signalling other important dates and facts from the city's history in a form of a timeline, we encourage viewers to go back to the past, back to prehistory.

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

Piast TOTAL WAR. Military in early Piast Poland

The exhibition was presented at the Museum from October 20, 2019 to June 21, 2020. It told about the Polish military in the period from the mid-10th to the mid-12th century. These are the times when war was a permanent state.

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

"Połabian Slavs"

The exhibition was presented at our museum from August 11, 2019 to March 8, 2020. It told about the Polabians, a group of Western Slavs who lived in the area of today's eastern Germany for many centuries.

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

"Musical culture at the beginning of the Polish state"

The exhibition was presented at our Museum from February 17 to September 1, 2019. It was an attempt to recreate the mysterious image of our musical life - not so much from the origins of our statehood (mid-10th century to mid-12th century), but from the perspective of the entire Middle Ages.

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

"Caution, history! Historical re-enactment of the early Middle Ages in Poland"

The exhibition was featured at our Museum from January 18 to July 28, 2019. It presented the history of historical re-enactment in the early Middle Ages in Poland.

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

"Archaeology of Gniezno"

"Archaeology of Gniezno" was an exhibition featured at our Museum from August 9 to December 30, 2018. It described the history of the archaeological research in Gniezno. It told about the oldest excavations, carried out, among others, by the nineteenth century "seekers of antiquity", as well as later ones, undertaken by professional archaeologists.

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

"Czerwień. A grod between east and west"

The exhibition was featured at our Museum from July 10 to November 4, 2018. It presented the results of archaeological research conducted in Czermno, a small area near the Huczwa River, in the Lublin Province. It was identified as the early medieval Czerwień, the main centre of the region of the former Czerwień Grods. I

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

"Great Moravia"

"Great Moravia" was hosted at our Museum from 17 December 2017 to 24 June 2018. It told about one of the first Slavic countries that played an important role in Central Europe in the 9th century, the centre of which was Moravia.

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

"VIKINGS IN POLAND? Scandinavian finds from Polish lands"

"VIKINGS IN POLAND? Scandinavian finds from Polish lands" is the title of a temporary exhibition that could be seen in our Museum from February 24 to November 22, 2017. There, we presented over 130 original finds related to the culture of early medieval Scandinavia, which were found in today's Poland.

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

"Toy Exhibition"

The "Toy Exhibition" was presented at our Museum from November 13, 2016 to February 12, 2017. It told the history of Polish toys from the beginnings of our country until today. We presented over 400 toys from both museums and private collections, including children's ones!

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

"Baptism - St. Adalbert - Poland. The heritage of medieval Gniezno"

The exhibition was presented at our Museum from March 11 to October 25, 2016. It told about the political and cultural consequences of the baptism of Mieszko I. Using the example of Gniezno, we showed these consequences for the whole of Poland during the entire Middle Ages.

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

"Historical craftsmanship in Poland"

The exhibition was presented at our Museum from April 29 to October 4, 2015. It told about the historical craftsmanship in the lands of today's Poland from the Neolithic period to the early Middle Ages, through the prism of several selected areas.