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The Warsaw Rising Museum was opened on the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of fighting in Warsaw. 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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Grzybowska 79, Warsaw 00-844, Poland
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It's a tough place to visit, but amazing museum, with an important story to keep alive. One of several tough places to visit in this incredible city

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank essexlizard
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this museum after hearing about it and the story of the uprising on a walking tour. The museum is close to the metro so is easily accessible, and the entry fee is pretty reasonable considering that the museum is very good. The museum...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CBates8
Reviewed 2 days ago

You need at least 3 hours as the place is bigger than you think. The layout can be quite disorganised but bear with it. The area next to the entrance is busy and there is a lot to see in the form of pictures and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Scott R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The museum tells the story of the Ill fated uprising during WW2 in chronological order and is a must for anybody interested in Warsaw's history under the. Nazis. Lots of hands on exhibits and the film of the extent of the destruction of Warsaw following...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Martin5507
Reviewed 3 days ago

whatever I will write will pale in comparison with the actual visit. basically a must see when you are in Warsaw

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank W0rldTraveler
Reviewed 3 days ago

A fascinating history of Polish resistance to German occupation. Alone among the Eastern Europeans, the POles NEVER cooperated en masse or officially

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sophontologist
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

At times we felt as if we were part of the uprising as our guide gave a rousing account of the fighters and their fate. It was a very busy Sunday, with hoards of locals and tourists escaping from the cold, and several times we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DaisyQ3
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our accommodation was within the old ghetto area which made this even more real. To think this was happening around 75 years ago. We decided to do it on our own without a guide and just wandered around the info boards and viewing the exhibits....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HibernianAway
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a history lover, I found this museum to be spectacular. This is a powerful museum, showing Varsovians’ hope, bravery, and pursuit for freedom. I knew about Poland's suffering during WWII, but this really showed the depth of their treatment. My friend and I went...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SWHoosierTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great museum. So many exhibits, very realistic. I’m a history buff and knew a little bit about the polish suffering, but this museum really opened my eyes.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Nathan A
November 30, 2018|
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Response from Steen B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are stairs.
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August 13, 2018|
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July 25, 2018|
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Response from SharynShanghai | Reviewed this property |
It is closed on Tuesday. We went on Sunday and that is a free admission day, so get there early if you go on that day, and I advise to rent the audio guide.
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traxstar
Stockholm, Sweden
Back from Warsaw (4 Replies)
Just got back from a short weekend, late friday to late sunday. Anyway, got some info for other travellers. Took a taxi from the airport to Sheraton Hotel, cost 57 Zloty, it was at midnight, maybe more expensive. From the central to the airport it cost 44 Zloty. Both was with ELE TAXI. It taxi-meter starts with 8 Zloty. The Uprising Museum and Pawiak Prison, was free entrance on sunday, dont know if its every sunday though. The Uprising museum takes about 2-3h to go through, ...More
July 08, 2012|
Response fromWAW-Traveler|
Thank you for the feedback! Did you enjoy your short trip? What did you like/dislike? Just for your information: taxi prices are indeed higher late at night and on Sundays. Both prices seem a little to high to me, but it's probably not rip- off but traffic and time related.
alanb666
RI
Trip review 8 days in Warsaw/Krakow (3 Replies)
I just returned from my trip and wanted to post here as a way of giving back to all of the people who had posted and helped me plan my trip. The Museum of the Warsaw Uprising was fantastic. That alone made the trip to Warsaw worthwhile. I also saw the Lajinskie (spelling?) and Wilanow (spelling?) Palaces. They were interesting and the woods surrounding Lajinskie were awesome but if it weren't for the Uprising Museum I think the trip to Warsaw would have been mediocre. However, the food,...More
December 07, 2007|
Response fromcasey128|
lots of people love the salt mines.......on this board there are pros and cons....so i had to check it out for myself..but i couldnt get out of there fast enough.......though the final elevator ride back up was a minor thrill/scare that i will never forget..lol.....i took the bus like you that got me to about half a mile away....but the weather was nice so i didnt mind the walk.....but after walking for 2or3 hours in the mine...i could have skipped the walk back to the main street and just...More
FolkedFace
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Ibis Centrum Budget to Uprising museum. (7 Replies)
I've tried to work out how to get to the museum from the hotel I am staying in but I'm struggling, can anyone tell me which buses or tram to use.
June 15, 2015|
Response fromNigel99|
It's an easy journey. According to Google maps it is only a 9 minute walk (about half a mile). You can take a tram for part of the journey but it is really that close. This is the link for the journey....More