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Rabka Zdroj, Church of St. Mary Magdalene – The Museum

Rabka Zdroj, Church of St. Mary Magdalene – The Museum

The powerful tower is the most striking element in the shape of this church founded in 1606. The tower built in the middle of the 18th century has typical of this period, large and bulbous helmet. Although the church passed some reconstructions, it preserved the original configuration and is one of the most important temples in Podhale Region. Museum and first exhibitions took place before World War II.  Inside, great decorated of Rococo and Neoclassical style polychrome dated back to 1802, there is also rich church equipment from 18 and 19th century. Interesting ethnographic collections are located in the Museum. Especially, objects associated with pottery and forgings which was Rabka-Zdroj famous for.

The Wladyslaw Orkan Museum, ul. Orkana 2, Rabka- Zdrój, tel.: +48 18 2676747, V-VIII Opens daily at 9.00 -17.00, IX-IV Mon. and Wed-Sun at 9.00-16.00. Tickets: Adults - 6 zł., Reduced - 4 zł.

Worth seeing in the area!
The Gorce Mountains and The Island Beskids can be reached by hiking starting from Rabka-Zdroj (examples of the major peaks: Turbacz, Lubon Wielki).
Railway Heritage Park in Chabowka offers many historic locomotives and carriages.

 


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