Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Warsaw that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Warsaw to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Warsaw page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.
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Plac Defilad 1, 00-901 Warszawa, Poland
08:00 am - 11:30 pm
Pretty much all those who live close by hate this building, the tallest in Poland and certainly the most prominent in Warsaw. It was built by the Soviets, and thus is seen as a sign of unwelcome Russian dominance.
It’s also said to greatly detract from the city’s aesthetic appeal. A running joke goes that the only place to tolerate the ...
#2 of 10 Museums in Warsaw | Added 13237 times in trip plans
Okólnik 1, Warszawa, Poland
11:00 am - 08:00 pm
Dedicated to the world famous composer who created divine masterpieces in the field of music and who is considered as one of the eternal and timeless musicians of the world. This museum has two branches and spread over five levels of exhibition space, has precious manuscripts of Chopin that were obtained from his family and relatives.
The museum al...
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Grzybowska 79, Warszawa, Poland
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
The museum has a single purpose to tell the story of it’s namesake, when in WWII, the Polish resistance Home Army tried to retake Warsaw from Germany. It was the single largest resistance effort in Europe in the entire war. The museum tries to tell the story of this uprising in it’s every facet, whether in the form of weapons used or lo...
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Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16, 02-958 Warsaw, Poland
09:30 am - 04:00 pm
This is one of Poland’s first public museums. It’s a bit remarkable that the museum even functions today, considering that most of its exhibits were annexed by the Nazi’s in WWII, but thankfully these were repatriated. Modelled on the Versailles by King John III Sobieski for his French wife, the palace is in the Baroque style. Its...
The origin of this rather futuristic looking building is a bit curious. Radio Polski once use to organise science picnics, which were mainly directed at the children of Warsaw. During these picnics, natural and scientific phenomena were explored in a rather hands on manner. As popularity in this activity grew, the authorities used EU funds to build...
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Aleje Jerozolimskie 3, Warszawa, Poland
10:00 am - 09:00 pm
The museum’s main collections comprise of ancient art, polish art, numismatics (coin collections), applied art and oriental art and all of these are quite extensive. The museum underwent some display changes recently, when the collections were rearranged by theme rather than by historical period.
Of special interest are the Faras Gallery, whi...
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Plac Bohaterow Getta, Warsaw, Poland
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The symbol of the ghetto uprising of Warsaw in the World War 2, this monument stands on the exact location where the first armed clash took place.
An impressive homage paid to the people who sacrificed their lives in the uprising.
The Museum of the History of Polish Jews located just opposite the memorial is also worth visiting.
#8 of 10 Museums in Warsaw | Added 5565 times in trip plans
Ul. Freta 16, Warsaw 00-227, Poland (Nowe Miasto)
08:30 am - 05:30 pm
It’s fitting that a national celebrity who won two Nobel Prizes for her country and did so much to expand humanity’s work on radiation be given her own museum. Small and intimate, the museum offers a very personal insight into the travails of this remarkable woman. The exhibits include letters and many instruments she used in her work.
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Al. Szucha 25 | Ministry of National Education Building, Warsaw 00-580, Poland (Srodmiescie Południowe)
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
During the Second World War and Germany’s occupation of Poland, you’d have given pretty much anything to not to be able to visit this place. This place used to be the actual Gestapo detainment and interrogation (read torture) offices. The museum is small, interactive and a pretty powerful experience.
Start with the introductory movie an...
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ul. Dzielna 24/26, Warsaw 00-162, Poland
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Another museum which will leave you affected. Thought the prison belonged to the Polish government, the museum highlights the time period of Nazi invasion where the innocent were imprisoned and gives a glimpse of war history.