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Pawiak Prison Museum

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This museum was very interesting and very sad. It explains about the Gestapo using it for political... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Never forget...

Never forget... it is only three generations ago that innocent civilians were locked up, tortured... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I expected to learn about the pre Nazi era, the Nazi era and the soviet era. Their is one medium size display room in which exhibits are titles in Polish. I could not really gather what they were about without the english explanation. a few...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was very interesting and very sad. It explains about the Gestapo using it for political prisoners, mostly, and has cells made out like the originals. There is also an exhibition about Nazis and the camps.

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Never forget... it is only three generations ago that innocent civilians were locked up, tortured and murdered on the floors visitors walk on. Cześć i chwała bohaterom...

Thank pompeymush
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is a very small (less than an hour) museum that is nonetheless very moving. One can only imagine the horrors that went on here.

Thank nriemen
Reviewed 7 August 2018

great museum but many things are in Polish or German, dont forget to see the tree outside and visit the death prisons...sad story

Thank Kyriacos P
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This is a place of sad memory with a small museum inside, which holds a lot of items belonging to the people who suffered and/or died here. There is plenty of backstory, as well as news clippings, propaganda posters and artwork. It's worth going to...More

Thank Ana-Maria B
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Not sure what people are saying there was no English. Most is translated. This museum is harrowing. The videos are great. It is just a different world. I really was affected by the momentous and the room with all the photos of people who had...More

Thank Leigh E
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This prison, though small, is one of the things to see while exploring the ghetto area. It is located close to the Museum of the History of Jews – about a 5 minute walk – and is easily accessible using public transportation along Jana Pawa...More

1  Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 24 May 2018

My and my husband had read a lot about the holocaust and the crimes committed against jews and poles in WW2, before arriving in Warsaw. Pawiak is a good reminder of the evil that happened. The Museum is very interesting, but unfortunately most of it...More

1  Thank Langsokkur
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Pawiak Prison Museum is small but there are a lot of interesting things to see, and almost everything has an English translation. Museum is free on Thursdays, otherwise it is only 10/5PLN so I would definitely recommend checking it out

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16 November 2016|
Response from watburg77 |
ok i found it thursday is free 10pln otherwise