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Address: ul. Kredytowa 1, Warsaw 00-056, Poland
Phone Number:
+48 22 827 76 41
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Small but worthwhile

Firstly I have to say I love ethnographic museums, it provides a wonderful insight to the tradition and customs of different cultures. This museum in Warsaw appears a rather... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2016
Patrick C
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Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

Found this quite dull and many musical instruments etc did not work. Toy exhibition part a bit random and got lost wandering around as not well signed. Ended up in cafe as gave up in the end and one lady working there. Ended up with burnt food and waiting a ridiculously long time for kids sandwiches. Disappointed all round

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Kitchener, Canada
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Reviewed January 26, 2017

This being my 5th trip to Warsaw as a tourist, i have "done" most of the major attractions and was looking for something interesting to pass a January afternoon by myself. This small, inexpensive museum fit the bill. Its not huge or extensive but if you stop to consider that many of the artifacts were recovered from hiding places and... More 

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Reviewed January 14, 2017

maybe i was expecting too much or maybe i am not so open for ethnographic subjects shown in a polish way but this slightly dusty museum di not deliver much expect the tiny jewish section. there are a lot more interesting places in warsaw than this so i would not bother unless you are a diehard fan of colorful folklore... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 29, 2016

We loved this museum. We really like Ethnographic museums as you get a real feeling of the ordinary people of a country not the just the wealthy few. It's true there are some exhibits in the museum (such as photographs of Bali) that make you think "why are they here?" and it was a bit confusing trying to navigate to... More 

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Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Firstly I have to say I love ethnographic museums, it provides a wonderful insight to the tradition and customs of different cultures. This museum in Warsaw appears a rather overlooked and often uninteresting attraction judging by some others' reviews. The museum is not expensive and will take up very little of your time as it's quite compact so I would... More 

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Reviewed November 5, 2016

Picked up some Warsaw top ten booklets from tourist information which recommended this museum. My granddad was Polish and the booklet said that the main attraction in the museum was Polish costumes and traditional artefacts, so we were keen to go and find out more about our history. There was an advert outside for a temporary exhibition on football. Not... More 

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Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

20 złoty entrance fee gets you in to this strange museum. The first exhibit we saw was quite self-referential, then there was an exhibit on folk musical instruments which was pretty interesting: there were lots of similarities between Celtic and Slavic instruments. Then the shocker hit: the folk costumes. The best way to describe this is a series of folk... More 

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Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting expostion of etnographic items heliping to understand how it all worked before electricity and steam era.

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Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

This is a very interesting museum, You will get to know a lot about polish material culture and you will appreciate beautiful clothings from the polish traditions. Maybe not that big

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Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

We had read rave reviews about this museum- one article in a guide even going so far as to say that it was far ahead in its displays etc. We managed to find it not far from the Sofitel overlooking the Tomb of US. First thing to bear in mind is it doesn't open until 12pm on Sundays, not 11am... More 

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