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Katyn Museum

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Interesting but sad visit

The staff were so grateful that we had come to visit and appreciate the terrible atrocities of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
FRED P
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BRIGHTON
A Must

Not an easy visit, but important to appreciate the fear of Russia and the struggle and suffering of... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2019
Joseph310
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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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Reviewed 6 days ago

The staff were so grateful that we had come to visit and appreciate the terrible atrocities of the past. Rather similar to Auschwitz, but obviously on a smaller scale. Numerous items from the massacre such as letters and many personal belongings of the victims are...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

Not an easy visit, but important to appreciate the fear of Russia and the struggle and suffering of the people living in Poland.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018 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
1  Thank marabujor6
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
2  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
1  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

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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