Are you planning to visit Zakopane and looking for an exciting activity to do with your children? Then you must visit the Gallery of Steel Figures. Located in the heart of Zakopane, on Krupówki Street, it offers a unique experience. Don’t miss it. It’s the perfect way to make your walk through the center truly enjoyable.
By way of reminder, I’ve written an article about some other extraordinary sites in Zakopane that are located near Krupówki, which you might want to read.
The Only Attraction of This Kind in The World
Visiting the Steel Figure Gallery is a unique experience. Here you can admire sculptures made from recycled scrap steel depicting characters from fairy tales, science fiction movies, politicians, music stars, animals and cars. The gallery is truly unique, with robot sculptures, children’s cartoon characters and movie heroes such as Transformers or Iron Man. It’s an unforgettable sight to see.
Handcrafted Steel Figures
Every single figure in the Gallery of Steel Figures is completely handcrafted, though it may seem unimaginable. No molds or power tools were used in the creation of these works of art. All of these sculptures were created using a welder, blowtorch, hammer, and trimmer. Each sculpture takes 1-8 months to complete, with the car figures being the most labor intensive. It is worth noting that it takes up to 7,000 hours of work by four artisans to create them.
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Where The Gallery of Steel Figures in Located
Families, couples and individuals can visit Galeria Figur Stalowych in Zakopane every day of the week. The gallery is located in the shopping center at Krupówki 40, level -1 and is open from 10:00 to 21:00, including Sundays. Be sure to plan a visit to this great attraction for both children and adults.
- ul. Krupowki 40
- 34-500 Zakopane
- Phone: +48500500100
You can visit Krupowki attractions with a range of ticket prices. Regular tickets cost PLN 35.00, while discounted tickets are available for PLN 19.00 for children over the age of 3, students with valid ID, and people with disabilities. If you’re visiting with a family of 2+2 or 2+3 children, you can purchase a family ticket for PLN 100.00. For a family of 2+1, the ticket price is PLN 84.00. Students, seniors, pensioners over 60 and veterans can take advantage of the reduced price of PLN 25.00. Finally, children up to the age of 3 and adult carers of the disabled have free admission.