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.

19th Jan 2017

“In the Wardrobe of the Great-grandmother” – exhibition in Szamotuły from March 8

This year we are preparing a few new outfits for the exhibition, some of our “old” dresses are undergoing maintenance and it will be possible to enjoy them in a...

16th May 2016

Wedding dress at the Museum in Strzyżów

Zygmunt Leśniak Local Museum of Strzyżów County will present one of the dresses from our collection at the nearest exhibition. The wedding dress from around 1908 will be exhibited in...

20th Apr 2016

Exhibition in Brzeg extended until 4 May

Due to numerous requests for the extension of the “Elegance Time, Time of Singularity” exhibition, we are happy to inform that it will end only on 4 May. The Museum...

02nd Feb 2016

Exhibition in Brzeg on 5 March

Next month we will visit the Museum of Silesian Piasts in Brzeg. The exhibition will begin on March 5 at 5:00 pm with a concert by Marek Ravski and will...

24th Jun 2015

Szczecinek from July 2 to September 6

We would like to invite you officially to Szczecinek. From 2 July 2015 to 6 September 2015 in the Regional Museum in Szczecinek we will be present antique clothes from...

22nd Apr 2015

Exhibition in Czarnków

Tomorrow (23 April) at 5 p.m. we will start an exhibition in the Museum of Czarnków Land. As usual, you will be able to see antique, nineteenth-century clothes and reconstructions....

01st Feb 2015

A mourning dress at the exhibition in Gliwice

A silk black mourning dress, never before presented in Europe,  from around 1875 – 1880. it will appear on 6 February at the Museum in Gliwice during the thematic exhibition...

17th Dec 2014

Expertise, dating and valuation of antique clothing

Ever since the XIXgallery collection of historical garments has come to light, requests for the valuation or dating of antique clothes began to appear in our mailbox. Individuals and, increasingly,...

02nd Dec 2014
Exhibition in Szczecinek

Exhibition in Szczecinek

In the summer of 2015, we look forward to seeing you at the exhibition at the Regional Museum in Szczecinek. Once again we will present a unique collection of antique...

15th Nov 2014

Brief summary of the exhibition in Opole

Some time ago we received information from the Opole Silesia Museum that almost 10,000 people visited this year’s exhibition in Opole. In our opinion, this is an excellent result for...

11th Sep 2014

Retro Metamorphoses in Małachowski Palace in Nałęczów

This Sunday, on September 14, we will present three historic dresses from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries at Małachowski Palace in Nałęczów. A short lecture and presentation...

13th May 2014

Meeting with Anna Moryto

Although the exhibition officially ends on 27 May, the costumes will remain in the Museum’s basement until the end of the month. On Saturday, May 31, during the Opole Night...