History

The Museum has been founded in 1953 at the initiative of the historians and people fascinated by the rich cultural history of the town. The museum consists of five buildings: Kromerowka, Barian Rokicki`House , Councillor`s Tower , Smith`s Tower and the Prison – the so-called “Turma” which is located in the vaults of the Town Hall.

In the first four sections one can see the permanent exhibitions:
Kromerowka: the monuments of the material culture, from Neolithic age to 20 th century, the exhibits connected with the town and the region.

Barian Rokicki`s House – the pharmaceutic past of Podkarpacie, exhibits connected with the musical culture of the town and the region, sculpture ( Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque), middle class culture.

The Councillor`s Tower – handicraft of Biecz and the region.

The Smith`s Tower – the archeological exhibitions , exhibits connected with Biecz scouting, paintings.