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Gestapo Headquarters Museum

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Address: Al. Szucha 25 | Ministry of National Education Building, Warsaw 00-580, Poland
Phone Number: +48 22 629 49 19
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Completing the picture of the Nazis in Kraków

After visiting the Schindler factory, the Ghetto and Kazimierz visiting this sombre exhibition at 2 pomorska was the final part of the jigsaw. Here one can read of how the Gestapo... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

After visiting the Schindler factory, the Ghetto and Kazimierz visiting this sombre exhibition at 2 pomorska was the final part of the jigsaw. Here one can read of how the Gestapo dealt with ordinary Poles whose bravery led them to continue to wage an underground campaign against the Nazi occupation. Sadly those who survived were then dealt with in a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I walked here today (July 10) and was very excited to visit this museum. Unfortunately when I got there there was a sign on the door that it is closed for renovation from July 1 to July 31. Hopefully I will get back to Warsaw in the future to visit. Just a heads up to anyone hoping to visit the... More 

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Sofia, Grad Sofiya, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Close to Lazienky park, this place is a must see as it will only take 30 mins of your time but you will see the Gestapo HQ as it was during the occupation of Poland by Nazi Germany.Nothing is spared and you will see the very torture instruments used by Gestapo.They also show documentary movies but these are only in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This museum was definitely worth a visit, but it's easy to miss. We passed the entrance a few times without realizing it, as it's not marked, nor could we find the address number. If you can locate the aleja Szucha (where it's a block or two from Lazienka Park), you should look for the Ministry of Education (Ministerstwo Edukacji Narodowej).... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Althougt it is a small museum it tells a lot of the cruelties that jewish in Warsaw went through. It is not a happy story but a good reminder of the history we should not forget.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It's free to enter and everything is in english. Really informative and worth a trip if your interested in that era. The experience will leave you feeling pretty shocked and reflective but I guess thats the point right?!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This was the highlight of my trip. The Germans used this building to torture Polish Home Army resistance operatives and then send them to Pawiak prison to be murdered. There is an informative video theatre, and the cells are preserved as they were in WW2. The defiant graffiti carved on the wall by men about to die is very moving.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I had read the comments on TA before, but I was not prepared at ALL. First - arrival really isn't difficult at all if you read the reviews here. Enter through the MAIN gates of the Ministry of Education building and then there is a door right on the left side that is closed, but it is unlocked. Entrance is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The Gestapo museum exhibit, is a little difficult to find, but well worth it. Open from 1000. Cost was 3zl entry. I wondered how many entered there and never came out alive?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This museum basically consists of the cell complex in the cellar of the former Gestapo headquarters (now a ministry). The museum is rather small (2 rows of cells) but nevertheless impressive. 3 or 4 multi media screens tell Poland's war time history. The cells and interrogation rooms are kept in the original state. Worth a visit when in the neighborhood.

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Address: Al. Szucha 25 | Ministry of National Education Building, Warsaw 00-580, Poland
Phone Number: +48 22 629 49 19
Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Central Poland  >  Mazovia Province  >  Warsaw>  > Śródmieście Południowe

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