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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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GESTAPO HEADQUATERS IN WARSAW - THE CENTRE OF HELL

You walk through the entrance and sytraightaway your in the corridor with the cells where the brutal interrogations took place. You can imagine what the victims went though. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

You walk through the entrance and sytraightaway your in the corridor with the cells where the brutal interrogations took place. You can imagine what the victims went though. A very informative tour for those not wise on the hisory. Some great exhibits showing the instruments of torture. It is not a well known attraction and can be tricky to find... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Hard to find from the street and looks shut when you get there! Go in the main entrance of the Ministry of Education (large pillars) and you'll see a door on the left. Even if it looks shut try the door. Well worth a visit. No toilet

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Well worth a visit for the interested. The museum tries to give an impression of the events that occurred there and in the main succeeds. Other reviewers describe the exhibits and how to find it. The last solitary cell is used as remembrance, for example Mjdanek and has flowers on the floor. I couldn't find any information there on the... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Simply do not miss this museum. Like others have said it's a bit of a walk out of the town but worth the effort. We made the journey on a very cold February day and were so glad we did. We felt let down by the Uprising museum which, although very large and featuring lots of exhibits, was confusing and... More 

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Helsinki
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

having expereinced this it is good to remember what kind of ultimate bad people are able to conduct to other human beings. Huh! The museum was at the actual place and was the actual place of the gestapo integrations cells. The place was very authentic and impressive in it true story. It did not make you smily or chatty but,... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This place is difficult to find, but stick with it by looking for the banner inside the educational place. Through the gates and just on the left. The interactive boards were good, we had visited auschwitz and had an idea of the type of cruelty that went on. Free on a Thursday but well worth making the effort to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I am surprised at some people saying you can 'do' this in 20-30 minutes, we went on Saturday 24th January, it was about a 30 minute walk from the old town and easy to find. The people were helpful there, there is a short English guide you can buy and a film in English as you enter. (there is also... More 

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jjknyc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

As other reviews point out, it is small but it really packs a punch. Of the several WWII related places I have been, it has the best background overview (in the screens in one corridor) to better appreciate the context of what you are seeing. The office and holding cells are chilling to see, especially while you hear vocal histories... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Cheap Interesting Valuable experience. All in all it will only take about 45 minutes to go all the way around but was one of my favourite parts of the trip, do this then the paviak museum just around the corner (normally one ticket includes entrance to both too).

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A small but impactive museum. Well worth a visit for the historical significance of the location and for what has been uncovered and salvaged for display but I would suggest not for younger children as some of the images / objects on display are quite harrowing. Particularly poignant was the wall of photographs of some of the thousands of faces... More 

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