Warsaw Rising MuseumFree: Sundays

The Warsaw Rising Museum was opened on the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of fighting in Warsaw in 1944. The Museum is a tribute of Warsaw’s residents to those who fought and died for independent Poland and its free capital. The exhibition depicts fighting and everyday life during the Rising, keeping occupation terror in the background. Complexity of the international situation at the time of the Rising is portrayed, including the post-war years of the Communist regime and the fate of Insurgents in the People’s Republic of Poland (PRL). With the total area of more than 3000 square meter , 800 exhibition items, approximately 1500 photographs, films and sound recordings, history of the days preceding the Rising is told. Visitors are guided through the subsequent stages of the Rising until the time when the Insurgents left Warsaw.

Address: Grzybowska 79, Warsaw
Opening hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 8am – 6pm; Thu 8am – 8pm; Sat & Sun 10am – 5pm; Closed Tuesdays
Direction: Bus 151/155/100 to Warsaw Uprising Museum Stop (upon request); Tram 22/24/1 to Rondo Daszyńskiego Stop; Metro M2 to Rondo Daszyńskiego Station
Phone: +48 22 539 79 05
Website: www.1944.pl/en

Photo credit: Markus Winkler (Flickr CC), VnGrijl (Flickr CC), Jaroslaw Pocztarski (Flickr CC), Peter Jozwiak (Flickr CC)