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Katyn Museum

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Quite a small museum and out the waybut well worth doing. The museum itself was free entry but you... read more

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Must visit for Polish history lovers!

Excellent Polish museum in Warsaw. Lots of history information about Poland. Some of the facts can... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Warsaw, Poland
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This museum is a memorial to the thousands of Polish reserve officers killed by the Soviets and buried in the Russian forest of Katyn.
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Jana Jezioranskiego 4, Warsaw 99-200, Poland
+48 22 842 66 11
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quite a small museum and out the waybut well worth doing. The museum itself was free entry but you need headphones if you only speak English as you wont understand what is going on. The headphones cost 10 Zlotys which is just £2 per person....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

Excellent Polish museum in Warsaw. Lots of history information about Poland. Some of the facts can be disturbing. Easily accessible from old town.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

I knew a bit about the events so I really wanted to see it. It is a bit away from city center, but easy to get there via metro and tram (one stop). The museum is very powerful, especially the reliquaries with the objects discovered...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

This excellent museum reviews the massacre of over 20,000 Polish men by Stalin and the Russians in the spring of 1940, soon after Russian conquered eastern Poland in collaboration with Hitler. By killing off the Polish army officers, policeman, lawyers, judges, professors, physicians, clergy, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank BobE31DC
Reviewed July 1, 2018

I had read about the Katyn massacre years ago, and I wandered to the area where the museum is, by accident. The lady at reception was very nice and helpful and pointed me in the right direction. Due to it still being a military place,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

A superbly done, very moving museum. Free entry but you pay 10 zloty for the audio guide (It's worth getting). Two levels of part of the old citadel have been beautifully converted. The upper tells the story of the massacre, the fate of the men,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Don’t let the slightly out-of-the-way location of this wonderful museum put you off visiting it. It takes about 20 minutes to get to from the centre of town. I took the number 18 tram [direction: Zeran, every 15 minutes] from Stop 08 at Centrum [the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Easy "ish" to get to. If you are at the Museum of the Uprising it is about 8/10 stops on tram . Get off at "Park Traugutta" and a short walk. If you get the Metro to "Dworzec Gdansk" it is a little fiddly to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

I went there mostly because i knew the building was nominated for a famous architecture prize so i was curious. The place is easy to find and the receptionist was the sweetest and most passionate ever. The museum itself is interesting but its centered around...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

a russian lie that have cost thousands of lifes of polish people.... this museum help to understand with a lot a documents and personnal pieces how people have been murdered by russian and why this lie have been hidden since so much time. the museum...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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