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Katyn Museum

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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
More people should see it

I knew a bit about the events so I really wanted to see it. It is a bit away from city center, but... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Ana-Maria B
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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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 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.

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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

1  Thank Ana-Maria B
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

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

Thank WartyTasmania
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

1  Thank halder
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

2  Thank logrundy
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

Thank scottkeir
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

Thank FranciscoVilaca9
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

Thank Vino1979
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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