The Museum of Historical Costume

Small Great Things Exhibitions Underwear and Accessories The beginning of the century Dozens of outfits

Small Great Things

Preparing exhibitions with great attention to detail. Everything to make the guest feel at our best.


Location of the permanent exhibition is Poznań, PL. The guest collection is available for various events across Europe.

Underwear and Accessories

The collection includes complete women’s clothing as well as lingerie and other mainly 19th-century accessories.

The beginning of the century

The oldest original historical costumes from the XIXGallery collection come from the beginning of the 19th century.

Dozens of outfits

The collection includes several dozen interesting outfits and accessories mainly from the 19th century.

The Museum of Historical Costume and collection prepared and maintained in cooperation with the manufacturer of historical costumes Exhibitions prepared with support of Mundi Plumarii Foundation.

24th Jan 2020
Winter break

Winter break

From 25th January to 31st January and from 3rd February to 13th February the Museum will be closed. We apologize for the inconvenience.

23rd Jan 2020

What the eyes cannot see. History of undergarments in XIX century

It is only a half a year of existence of the Fashion History Museum and hundreds of visitors – and even more questions! What interested you the most? Especially what...

23rd Jul 2019

Summer holiday break from July 27th to August 11th.

Summer holiday break from July 27th to August 11th. The Museum will be closed these days. Sorry for the inconvenience.

03rd Jun 2019

Hot Weekend for Children’s Day

Weekend June 1 – 2, 2019, was scorching in Poland. Despite the perfect weather for sunbathing, the youngest guests appeared in the Museum of the History of Clothing to admire...

25th May 2019

Summer opening hours

Summer opening hours ,valid from 29th May. Thursday and Friday-11am to 3pm Saturday and Sunday-11am to 5pm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday – closed Guests wishing to visit the museum in...

16th Feb 2019

The fashion repeats itself – Poznań, 29th March

The fashion repeats itself. The revival styles in the 19th century ladies fashion. We may define fashion in many ways, however, none of them will be sufficient to describe all...

04th Jan 2019

The Museum of Historical Costume in 2019

Museum of the Historical Costume in 2019 We are happy to announce that the XIXgallery collection officialy transforms into the Museum of Historical Costume. We are currently negotiating the regulations...

30th Sep 2018

Preparations and the opening exhibition in Piła – PHOTO and VIDEO relation

The opening  exhibition “Belle epoque. Women’s fashion 1871-1914” took place on 27 September at the Regional Museum in Piła. The guests were welcomed by the Museum Director Ziemowit Niedźwiecki. Among...

19th Sep 2018

Belle époque – Women’s Fashion 1871-1914 at the Regional Museum in Piła

The exhibition presents changes that occurred in the women’s fashion between the second half of the 19th century and the outbreak of the First World War. Belle époque is a...

04th Sep 2018

Suffragettes and Patriots – Images of Polish Fighting Women of the 19th and 20th Centuries

Dresses from our collection will be shown on the exhibition “Suffragettes and Patriots – Images of Polish Fighting Women of the 19th and 20th Centuries”, which will be presented in...

07th Nov 2017

Enjoy our exhibition in Nowa Sól from November 17

The opening exhibition of historic women’s outfits from the 19th century titled “Dama z Żurnala” (English: Lady from a Fashion Magazine) will take place at 5p.m on 17 November 2017...

15th Aug 2017

Visit us in Człuchów

Until 8 September 2017, you can see several costumes from the 1840s and 1860s, as well as prints from that period. You are welcome to visit the exhibition at the...