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Pawiak Prison Museum

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Address: ul. Dzielna 24/26, Warsaw 00-162, Poland
Phone Number: +48 22 831 92 89
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Another very interesting museum in Warsaw. If you are interested in history and the suffering of the Polish people, this is another museum to visit. Well laid out. You need about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Another very interesting museum in Warsaw. If you are interested in history and the suffering of the Polish people, this is another museum to visit. Well laid out. You need about 1-1.5 hrs to visit.

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Boulogne-Billancourt, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I visited the place just after the Uprising Museum : nobody was there, it's just the perfect match to visit this sort of place and remember as well as possible the atrocities. A great History lesson gived by the Pawiak Prison Museum, very interesting. The ticket is combinated zith the Gestapo Museum but I don't have had the time to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Enabled us to capture a glimpse of what life would be like having to serve a sentence there. Really enjoyed the outsider artwork made by some of the prisoners.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

it was ery good and you could go anywhere but it was small and you couldnt stay there for very long which wasnt very good i dont know if you had to pay but im sure it was worth it no metro near it but it is near a graveyard in a forest

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This museum really moved me. The different cells showed the cramped conditions and the exhibits showed how prisoners made models out of their little pieces of bread to pass the time. I enjoyed reading about the histroy of the bronzed tree and the poetry on the walls moved me to tears. A wonderful place to explore albeit very sad.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

What this museum does well is not just telling the story of the suffering but puts a human face to it. Caricatures, letters, possessions and crafts from inmates gives you a connection. The numbers of inmates, deportees and executions are staggering. Staff are very friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A small museum but sobering and informative. I already knew quite a bit of the history associated with this prison, but to see it, to see the prisoners' pictures, to read their letters, and see how people were expected to exist brings it home that this was how people were treated not that long ago. Very thought provoking.

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A lot of evil crimes were perpetrated here and the feeling of dead is still palpable, It was a sunny day when we visited this musem but the temperature in here was cold. The most moving part of this is the tree outside with the names of the victims it's hard to equate each name was a living breathing person... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Not much of the building remains. The parts that do show murder as a mormal days work. The barbed wire over the gate is a moving remnanr of the remains. The memorial tree shows the death notices of onnocent women, children and men

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Very moving museum, I was moved to tears from all the pictures of the prisoners and their affects. The place is small, but enough to give you a good picture over the situation for everyone there. No café or toilets.

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Additional Information about Pawiak Prison Museum

Address: Address: ul. Dzielna 24/26, Warsaw 00-162, Poland
Phone Number: +48 22 831 92 89
Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Central Poland  >  Mazovia Province  >  Warsaw
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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