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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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