Guided tours of the city take place during the museum’s business hours:
Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 4 pm, Sunday 11 am – 4 pm
Guided tours are available by appointment for organised groups of minimum 10 people. To make a reservation, please contact us by phone: +48 75 644 22 00 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are 5 historical routes available for guided tours (please, choose one when making a reservation):
1. The route of medieval builders and gold diggers
The trail presents buildings connected with the activities of medieval builders: the town hall, Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Nicholas, defensive walls and a monument commemorating the construction of the water supply and sewage system (1531).
2. The Napoleonic route
The most important objects on the trail are the tenement house at 2 Prusa St (former „Under the Black Eagle” hotel), tenement house at Rynek 28 (today: the “Agora” bookshop), bas-relief depicting the capture of a French general by Rozalia von Bonin, the Field Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov monument, Museum of Ceramics (City History Department) at 14 Kutuzowa St, former Royal Orphanage at Bankowa Street and Kutuzov monument at Gen. Augusta Emila Fieldorfa „Nila” St.
3. Great Europeans in Bolesławiec
A trip in the footsteps of famous historical figures who visited or lived in Bolesławiec over the centuries, such as: Prince Bolesław the High, Prince Bolesław Rogatka, poet Martin Opitz, Prince Abrecht Wallenstein, Charles XII the King of Sweden, King Frederic II, Emperor Napoleon and Field Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov.
4. The route of architects and patrons
In the 19th and 20th centuries, many extremely interesting architectural objects were erected in the city. The most important ones located on the route are the railway viaduct, house at 19 Zgorzelecka St, Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, buildings at 6 and 14 Komuny Paryskiej St, streets: Willowa, Leśna, Obrońców Westerplatte, former Masonic lodge (today: kindergarten No. 2) at 17 Brody St, MDK building at 5 Grunwaldzka St, District Court building, theater, Fernbachs’ tenement house at 6a Mickiewicza St and Provincial Hospital for Nervous and Mentally Ill People.
5. The route of ceramists and sculptors
Bolesławiec has centuries-old ceramic traditions. You can feel it when visiting the pottery exhibition in the Museum of Ceramics and exploring the history of famous local potters and ceramists, such as J.G. Joppe, W. Pukall and A. Hennig. In the city, there is also a collection of outstanding sculptural works by famous artists: J.L. Weber, K.F. Schinkel, P. Breuer and Bolesławiec-born J. Bary-Doussin. The most important objects on the trail are the Museum of Ceramics at 13 Mickiewicza St, building of the former School of Ceramics, Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Nicolaus, Zamkowy Square, Municipal Bath House (today: Bolesławiec Thermal Baths).
1. guided tours in Polish:
– PLN 4 per person
2. guided tours in German or English (for each started hour):
– groups up to 20 persons: PLN 120 per hour
– groups over 20 persons: PLN 6 per person per hour