The Holy Father John Paul II Family Home in Wadowice was the family home of Karol Józef Wojtyła the future Pope John Paul II. It is located at 7 Kościelna Street in Wadowice, Poland.
It is a historic house museum that preserves this historic structure and houses a collection of objects that belonged to the future pope’s family. The museum also commemorates John Paul II’s life and his work in Poland until he left Kraków for the Vatican, in 1978.
Karol Wojtyła’s family moved to the house in 1919 where they rented two rooms with a kitchen on the first floor. Karol Wojtyła was born in this house on 18 May 1920. After his mother’s death on 13 April 1929 Karol and his father occupied only one smaller room and the kitchen.