Rules of visiting exhibitions in branches of the National Museum in Kielce
- ADMISSION TO THE MUSEUM
- Exhibitions in branches of the National Museum in Kielce can be visited within the opening hours specified by orders of the museum director, after paying the admission fee in the museum's ticket office.
- Organised groups can pay the admission fee by bank transfer after correctly completing the form and authorisation available in the Visitors tab on the website of the National Museum in Kielce.
- The admission fee for each exhibition is specified by orders of the museum director. The current price list is available on the website.
- Reduced admission fee or free admission applies to entitled individuals upon presenting a relevant document, according to the Regulation of the Council of Ministers of 10 June 2008 (No. 169, item 994), which is available for viewing in branch ticket offices. Supervisors of school groups (1 supervisor per 10 visitors) and Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship guides pay no admission fee.
- On Sundays there is no admission fee for any branch of the museum except the Former
Palace of Kraków Bishops, where the admission-free day is Saturday.
- The museum branches are closed on Mondays except the Museum of Stefan Żeromski's School Years and the Museum for Cultural Dialogue, which are closed on Saturdays.
- VISITING THE MUSEUM
- The museum can be visited individually or in groups.
2. Last admission is 1 hour before closing the exhibition.
3. Visitors are required to leave the museum by the closing time of the particular branch.
4. Groups must be accompanied by supervisors who are responsible for the group's safety and behaviour.
5. Group supervisors are required to cooperate with the guide to ensure order and discipline in the group.
6. The maximum number of visitors in a group is 40 people including supervisors. The visitor group coordinator is responsible for splitting any group larger than 40 into two smaller groups and notifying the guides.
7. Guided tours require an additional fee.
8. Tours of the following branches of the museum can be booked:
- Palace of Kraków Bishops – by phone, Tue-Sun 10 am–6 pm: +48 41 344 40 15, ext. 243 or +48 41 344 23 18, Mon-Fri 8 am–3:30 pm: +48 41 344 40 15, ext. 239 or +48 660 957 875; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,
- Museum of Stefan Żeromski's School Years – phone: +48 41 344 57 92, +48 41 344 40 14. ext. 250, e-mail: email@example.com
- Museum for Cultural Dialogue – phone: +48 41 344 60 96 or +48 41 344 40 14, ext. 241, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Animals and Contents Exhibition at 3 Orla Street – phone: +48 41 344 40 15, ext. 239 or +48 660 957 875; e-mail: email@example.com
- The Museum of Henryk Sienkiewicz in Oblęgorek – phone: +48 41 303 04 26, ext. 105, +48 664 384 069; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Archaeological Museum in Wiślica – +48 41 369 09 30, e-mail: email@example.com
To book a tour, it is necessary to provide the address of the institution, phone and e-mail address of the group supervisor, group size and visitors' ages.
- Tours must be booked at least one week prior to the visit.
10. Tour cancellations must be done by email or phone 2 days before the booked date.
11. Events taking place on a specific date and time can be cancelled by the visitor 10 days before the booked date. The admission fee will be reimbursed to the specified bank account or in the museum's ticket office. If the cancellation is made later, the visitor will not be reimbursed the admission fee but will be entitled to take part in another event held by the museum.
- There is no booking for individual visitors.
13. Visitors should follow the instructions of the guide and exhibition staff.
14. The exhibition can be partly or fully closed to visitors due to renovation, construction or conservation works, room hire, etc. This information will be displayed next to the ticket offices and on the museum's website.
III. RULES OF ORDER AND PROHIBITIONS
- Underage children can only visit the exhibition accompanied by parents or guardians who are fully responsible for them.
2. Outer garments and luggage, especially large bags and parcels, should be left in the cloak room.
3. On the exhibition premises of the museum's branches it is forbidden to:
- carry firearms and sharp objects;
- smoke tobacco and use open fire;
- eat food;
- drink alcohol and use substances;
- visit the exhibition under the influence of alcohol or drugs;
- lead or carry animals (other than guide dogs);
- touch any exhibits or decorations, tread on carpets and sit on the furniture;
- make noise and run;
- skate on the floors.
TAKING PICTURES INSIDE THE NATIONAL MUSEUM IN KATOWICE AND ITS BRANCHES
- photographic and audiovisual works depicting the premises, facilities and exhibitions of the National Museum in Kielce and its branches for personal use can be created and recorded free of charge and without the director's consent;
- creating or recording a photographic or audiovisual work depicting the premises, facilities and exhibitions of the National Museum in Kielce and its branches does not imply that a licence has been granted for disseminating or otherwise using that work for publication or commercial purposes;
- no photographic or audiovisual work depicting the premises, facilities and exhibitions of the National Museum in Kielce and its branches can be disseminated or published, including for commercial or promotional purposes, without the consent of the National Museum in Kielce;
- it is forbidden to take pictures of the exhibitions, exhibits and interiors of the National Museum in Kielce using a flash and a tripod;
- creating or recording photographic and audiovisual works depicting the premises, facilities and exhibitions of the National Museum in Kielce and its branches for publication or commercial purposes requires a fee and a consent of the director of the National Museum in Kielce;
- museum events, meetings and facilities can be documented for journalistic purposes, but this requires presenting a journalist pass and must be consulted with the Director.
- The current prices for granting the right to use pictures according to the director's order are available on the website.
DISSEMINATION OF PERSONAL IMAGE
Article 81 1. The dissemination of a personal image requires consent of the depicted person. The consent is not required if no express dissent is declared and the depicted person has received the agreed compensation for posing.
2. No consent is required for the dissemination of the image of:
1) a person who is widely known, provided that the image was created in relation to the performance of public functions, including, but not limited to, political, social and professional functions;
2) a person whose image constitutes only a detail of a whole, e.g. a meeting, a landscape or a public event.
VI. MUSEUM SECURITY
Branches of the National Museum in Kielce are guarded by the Internal Security Service according to the act on the security of people and property of 22 August 1997 (consolidated text: Dziennik Ustaw of 2005, No. 145, item 1221). The exception to this is the Archaeological Museum in Wiślica, where security is provided by a third-party.