Rules of visiting



§ 1

  1. These Regulations specify the rules for visiting and moving around the J. Rydzkowski Historical and Ethnographic Museum in Chojnice (hereinafter referred to as the Museum) and apply to the following Museum facilities and exhibitions:
    • 1.1.Człuchowska Gate - Museum exhibition galleries - Chojnice, 13 Podmurna St.
    • 1.2.Baszta Kurza Stopa - Museum exhibition galleries - Chojnice, 3 Podmurna St.
    • 1.3.Albin Makowski Historical and Regional Collection - Chojnice, 5/1 Drzymały St.
    • 1.4.Local Archaeological and Natural History Exposition Stone Circles in Odry - Odry, Czersk municipality, 2 Długa Street.
  2. The Museum is open to the public all year round, on dates and times regulated in individual tourist seasons by separate orders of the Museum director. Detailed information on the opening of the Museum can be found on the Museum's website: visit the Museum.
  3. The Museum is open to visitors on all days except Mondays and the following holidays: January 1 - New Year's Day, January 6 - Epiphany, Easter Sunday, May 1 - International Labor Day, May 3 Constitution Day, August 15 - Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Corpus Christi, November 1 - All Saints' Day, November 11 - National Independence Day, December 24, 25 and 26 - Christmas.
  4. Staying on the Museum grounds outside opening hours requires permission from the Museum director.
  5. For reasons of security, ongoing construction and conservation work or in other special situations, access to exhibitions and buildings of the Museum may be limited or completely excluded for visitors by the decision of the director.
  6. In special cases, the director of the Museum may open the exhibitions to the public outside the opening hours of the Museum.

 § 2

  1. The museum can be visited individually or in organized groups of up to 25 people.
  2. The Museum should be visited by the applicable tour directions.
  3. Guided tours of the Museum for groups are provided by museum guides and museum staff.
  4. Reservation of the tour date and guide service for the group can be made in person or by telephone at the Museum ticket office.
  5. The last entry to the Museum area is possible no later than 30 minutes before the closing time of the Museum.

 § 3

  1. The basis for entry to the Museum is the possession of a valid admission ticket or invitation.
  2. The amount of fees for admission to the Museum and other services provided is determined by a separate order of the Museum director.
  3. Concessionary fee is available to: pupils and students up to 25 years of age, pensioners, pensioners, invalids and disabled persons with guardians, and persons with a Large Family Card, EURO Card and persons authorized by the director of the Museum.
  4. Free admission is granted to: persons decorated with the Order of the White Eagle or the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, the Medal of Merit in Culture Gloria Artis, the honorary badge of Merit in Polish Culture, or the title of Merit in National Culture; also: employees of domestic and foreign museums, members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the International Council for Monuments Protection (ICOMOS), as well as teachers acting as group chaperones, children under 6 years of age visiting under adult supervision.
  5. Persons entitled to a fee concession or exemption from the Museum entrance fee may be asked to show a valid document confirming their entitlement to reduced or free Museum entrance tickets to an authorized Museum employee.
  6. The use of the resources of the Chojnice Museum library - in the museum reading room in Szewska Tower /ul. Podmurna 11/ is possible after a prior arrangement with the custodian of the collection.

 § 4

 Rules for visiting museum exhibitions

  1. Care for the historic buildings of the Museum and collections made available in the Museum rests also with the visitors, therefore it is important that those who stay on the Museum premises strictly observe the order rules specified below.
  2. Visitors are obliged to leave outer garments, bags, backpacks, umbrellas, and drinks at the reception desk.
  3. It is unacceptable to touch the exhibits, elements of decor, or sit on the furniture.
  4. While visiting the Museum, it is possible to photograph and film museum objects, owned by the Museum. Photography and filming can be done only for personal use without the right of publication. It is forbidden to use flash lamps, additional light sources and tripods. Use of photographs and films for dissemination purposes beyond private use may result in legal consequences.
  5. During the tour, visitors are kindly asked to turn off their cell phones.
  6. Food and drinks, chewing gum, smoking and using fire are not allowed in the exhibition premises.
  7. It is forbidden to bring animals into the exhibition rooms.
  8. Persons under the influence of alcohol or other intoxicants, as well as persons disturbing the peace and order and failing to comply with these regulations, will be deprived of the right to visit without reimbursement of admission fees.
  9. The purchase of an admission ticket is tantamount to a commitment to comply with these regulations.