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This was one of the first museums I discovered over a decade ago and at the time I thought it was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Psychprofpsu
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Newark, Delaware
Free on Thursdays - average museum-good view at the top

The museum is free to enter on Thursdays. I would have probably been more disappointed if I had... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Adamj7777
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Occupying almost an entire side of Old Town, this history museum covers every aspect of Warsaw's life and culture from its beginnings as an important trade center in the mid-fourteenth century to present day.
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Rynek Starego Miasta 28-42, Warsaw 00-272, Poland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the first museums I discovered over a decade ago and at the time I thought it was a knockout. In addition to providing terrific views of the Old Town the exhibits covered a thousand years of Warsaw history and the variety...More

Thank Psychprofpsu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is in a restored Warsaw townhouse with 5-6 levels and a basement area that is part of the underground linked with other townhouses. You start in the basement with exhibits of pottery, coins and building decorations unearthed during the reconstruction of the zone....More

Thank garyartista
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is free to enter on Thursdays. I would have probably been more disappointed if I had paid to enter. Some of the exhibits were good and well explained (in English) but some items seemed to have no explanation at all. Others had all...More

Thank Adamj7777
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Our Insight tour included a short visit to see the 20 minute video in the Historical Museum of Warsaw. The video we saw had English commentary. It was like a documentary film showing pre-war and post-war Warsaw. The destruction of the old part of the...More

1  Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I was a bit disapointed because half of the exibitions spaces are beeing prepared and should open on Spring but the warsaw data exibition on underground floor and the trio to the top floor for the views was interesting enough to visit it in my...More

1  Thank FranciscoVilaca9
Reviewed 20 December 2017

It is located in the Old Town Square. We were told to watch the movie in the Museum cinema. About 15 minutes film, tells you "very little", does NOT worth -at all- the money you pay for the ticket, which is "expensive".... I would Not...More

1  Thank rafa e
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Found this museum really interesting full of history and really well laid out so many rooms with so many artifacts in them, it covers 5 floors then a viewing floor right at the top.Situated in the old town square with lovely old buildings.well worth a...More

Thank julie1653217
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I had high hopes for this museum which has been under renovation. It has the potential to be fantastic - but is a long way from the "50%" complete that the reviews suggest - 20% at most. I was hoping to see more of how...More

1  Thank SukeyNW
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Not enough is open yet which is fully explained when you go in. Still good to wander round and the rooms which are complete are well set out. Also worth walking to the top to get a view over the roofs of the Old Town....More

Thank stiffoak
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you are a collector (of anything) you will probably find a room full of your favorite item in this museum. This is an incredible "material culture" museum of Warsaw with rooms filled with furniture, portraits, sets of plates and silverware, postcards, etc., etc., etc....More

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