Main  ׀ About Museum ׀ Tickets and opening hours  ׀ Exhibitions ׀ Director   

 

   

 

   

 

Download QuickTime Player to see presentation.

 

Pope's room

Special feature of the Museum is the fact, that in the tenement house occupied currently by the Museum, John Paul II lived as a priest, from 1952 to 1958. The Museum displays the originally furnished room of the priest Karol Wojtyła, which was occupied by him until he was appointed a bishop in 1958. After that he moved to the next tenement - Kanonicza 21 - and lived there till the 1968, when he was nominated as a Cardinal. 

The Museum gather also things related to Carol Wojtyla, since he was born. Especially precoius are objects and documents that belonged to its patron - Saint Charles Borromeo. The permanent exhibition in the display cases includes the documents pertaining to Wojtyla being ordained as a bishop, archbishop and cardinal and the doctoral diploma from the Faculty of Theology of the Jagiellonian University and a number of other personal objects: bicycle, a pair of skis and foldable kayak, which he used during the trips with his students to the Polish mountains.

Below are some examples of Karol Wojtyla's personal objects.

 

 

 

 

Copyright © 2006 Muzeum Archidiecezjalne Kardynała Karola Wojtyły w Krakowie.