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Katyn Museum

Jana Jezioranskiego 4, Warsaw 99-200, Poland
+48 22 842 66 11
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Superb and haunting

A superbly done, very moving museum. Free entry but you pay 10 zloty for the audio guide (It's... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
halder
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Portsmouth, England
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Easy to get to by public transport and well worth the short journey

Don’t let the slightly out-of-the-way location of this wonderful museum put you off visiting it. It... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
logrundy
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Liverpool
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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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  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Jana Jezioranskiego 4, Warsaw 99-200, Poland
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Reviewed November 1, 2017

dedicated to the approx. 22,000 victims - officers of the polish army murdered in 1940 by the russians (who until 1990 denied this and blamed the germans). it is well laid out and very touching to see items dug up from the mass graves. a...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2017

Really creepy place to go. Far out on the edge of Warsaw but quite near the Old/New town. It has quite a menacing atmosphere. You will need to get an audio guide because most of it is in Polish. Despite this we found the experience...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

The correct address is ul Jana jerziorańskiego 4. Also it is open on Sunday. Strong, powerful reminder of the brutality of The former Soviet Union and it’s head, the incarnate of evil, Stalin. The museum is by the polish for the polish and as such...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2017

Very much worth the trip, number 6 tram drops off 200 metres away or it's 10 minutes walk north from the Barbican. Beautifully atmospheric, really clever use of sound and light, and the way they utilise the rabbit warren of the space inside the old...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Quite impressive museum, but only for polish. Why... because lack of information in english. Everything was otherwise well organised in this modern museum .

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