Muzeum w Nieborowie i Arkadii. Oddział Muzeum Narodowego w Warszawie, Nieborow

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Nieborów Palace is an aristocratic residence located in the village of Nieborów in Poland. Built in the 17th century by one of the greatest Baroque architects, the Dutchman Tylman van Gameren, the building belongs to one of the most renowned Poland’s aristocratic residences and serves as a museum of interior design of palace residences from the 17th to the 19th century, based on the surviving furniture and collections, featuring portraits of eminent personalities of the era, several thousand drawings and sketches, books (from the 16th century), porcelain and textiles.Nieborów originates from the end of the 12th century with the creation of a village including a church built in 1314 and a wooden mansion. At the beginning of 16th century a Gothic-Renaissance manor was built. It lasted until the end of 17th century, by which time Niebórow was owned by Nieborowski clan of the Prawda (Truth) Coat of Arms.The residential complex consists of a palace, coach house, manufactory, outbuilding, orangery and two parks - a formal park and an English-style park.HistoryA wooden mansion, which had been there since the Middle Ages, was replaced by a much more representative, Gothic-Renaissance building in the 16th century. The erection of the current residence was ordered by the contemporary archbishop of Gniezno Michał Radziejowski, and it commenced in 1690. The residence was finally built in 1696 on the primate’s grounds, previously owned by the Nieborowski clan.After the archbishop’s death, the residence was inherited by Jerzy Hipolit Towianski and Konstancja of Niszczycki clan. Their son Krzysztof sold the estate to Aleksander Jakub Lubomirski and Karolina Fryderyka von Vitzthum. Since the year 1736, it was owned by brothers Stanislaw and Jan Jozef Lochocki.
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Muzeum w Nieborowie i Arkadii. Oddział Muzeum Narodowego w Warszawie reviews

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  • I don’t recommend visiting the palace. It’s way overpriced for what you get. It was a bit bizarre too- there were only a few rooms to see and there were guards in each, engrossed in their phones. I... 
    I don’t recommend visiting the palace. It’s way overpriced for what you get. It was a bit bizarre too- there were only a few rooms to see and there were guards in each, engrossed in their phones. I...  more »
  • We visited the palace and the gardens in the middle of summer 2021. The building is quite interesting with eclectic architectural and design elements showing evolving tastes and styles. Impressive... 
    We visited the palace and the gardens in the middle of summer 2021. The building is quite interesting with eclectic architectural and design elements showing evolving tastes and styles. Impressive...  more »
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  • Big park OK for long walks. However, compared to things like Łazienki - much less.impressive and not so well managed plants.
  • Well preserved, but a bit smallish and overpriced.

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