Diocesan Museum


The quintessential example of Sandomierz’ underrated assets, the medieval Długosz House (Dom Długosza) was built in 1476 for Poland’s first historian, Jan Długosz. Today it houses the Diocesan Museum, with a treasure trove of medieval artwork, sculpture, tapestries, clothing, coins and ceramics.

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