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Pope's room

Special feature of the Museum is the fact, that in the tenement house occupied currently by the Museum, John Paul II lived as a priest, from 1952 to 1958. The Museum displays the originally furnished room of the priest Karol Wojtyła, which was occupied by him until he was appointed a bishop in 1958. After that he moved to the next tenement - Kanonicza 21 - and lived there till the 1968, when he was nominated as a Cardinal. 

The Museum gather also things related to Carol Wojtyla, since he was born. Especially precoius are objects and documents that belonged to its patron - Saint Charles Borromeo. The permanent exhibition in the display cases includes the documents pertaining to Wojtyla being ordained as a bishop, archbishop and cardinal and the doctoral diploma from the Faculty of Theology of the Jagiellonian University and a number of other personal objects: bicycle, a pair of skis and foldable kayak, which he used during the trips with his students to the Polish mountains.

Below are some examples of Karol Wojtyla's personal objects.





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