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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the best museums that i have ever visited. This is definitely a must visit if you are visiting Warsaw. It shows the heroes of the Warsaw Uprising organized by the Polish underground resistance during WW2. It is interactive museum that guides you through...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alexander P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well thought out museum, focusing from personal stories through to the greater imoact on a group of inspiring everyday people who chose to fight back

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KatieH4455
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited during Sunday when the entrance is free, so it was a bit overcrowded, as expected. I don't know who designed the museums in Warsaw, but they are among the best ones in Europe. This museum is very interactive and actually the visitor is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dimagoras
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The visit was very impressive but we had faced some routes confusion. Although we used the earphones for explanations it seems confusing to follow through the events. The ghetto uprising was mentioned but in a very law volume.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ShloMomo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very good exhibition £6 to go in but very informative . Brings the struggle the polish people had to life

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GarryT180
Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum was created as a commemoration of one of the saddest periods in Warsaw history. It turned out to be a disappointment. Great appreciation for assembling a huge amount of information, documents and artefacts. The layout, however, is quite confusing, especially for younger generations....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The museum is good, there is a lot to see and read, but come well rested because otherwise you won't really get into it and understand it. There are several floors of exibit and you need around 2 hours.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bernarda_sucic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is amazing. I liked a lot that it is interactive. You can use Morse code to communicate. There are leaflets to take with you, even one printed by a machine that was used during the days of WW2 by polish insurgents.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank zannesch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Warsaw Uprising Museum is one of the modern museums - where you can touch a lot of things, many expositions are interactive, and it's all in a few languages (though I can't remember exactly which ones aside from English) and you don't just walk by...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ArtWie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clearly this is an essential chapter in modern Polish history but my understanding wasn’t helped by this museum. The layout is so confusing that I think I accidentally started half way through, then covered the end, and then the start. A real pity as there’s...More

Date of experience: January 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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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