THE WARSAW UPRISING MUSEUM
This museum is the youngest museum in Warsaw. It presents events from one of the most important periods during the history of Warsaw. The Museum is filled with multimedia equipment. You should remember that visiting this museum is absolutely necessary while doing sightseeing around Warsaw.
St. Grzybowska 79 (entrance from St. Przyokopowa), tel. 539 79 05, 539 79 06; www.1944.pl
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 8.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Thursday: 8.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Tuesday – closed
WILANÓW POSTER MUSEUM
The Museum boasts one of the largest collections of art posters in the world, consisting of over 55 000 items. Main series of exhibitions: the Salon of Polish Poster, the Masters of Polish Posters, the Polish Poster History, the International Poster Biennale and the Masters of Foreign Poster and thematic exhibitions.
St. Kostki Potockiego 10/16, tel. 842 48 48; www.postermuseum.pl
Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Monday: 12:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF WARSAW
The Historical Museum of the City of Warsaw was opened in 1936. This museum presents the atmosphere of Warsaw over the centuries. You can see nearly everything there: paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures. Absolutely worth visiting!
Stary Rynek Sq. 28, tel. 635 16 25; www.mhw.pl
Monday – closed
Tuesday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 3.30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 10.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.
This royal-park complex is situated in the centre of Warsaw, about ten minutes by foot from the Warsaw University of Technology. You can find there not only a lot of historical monuments but you can relax after a busy week as well. During summer days you can listen to concerts of Chopin’s music
St. Agrykola 1, tel. 621 62 41; www.lazienki-krolewskie.com
White House – opening hours: Tuesday- Sunday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Palace on Water – opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Old Orangery – opening hours: Tuesday- Sunday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday – no admission 9 a.m. – 3.30 p.m.
THE NATIONAL MUSEUM
This is one of the biggest museums in Warsaw. There are a lot of interesting paintings and sculptures in the museum’s collection such as, for example, ‘Battle of Grunwald’ by Jan Matejko. During the year, a lot of exhibitions of foreign works of art. are mounted.
Ave. Jerozolimskie 3, tel. 621 10 31, 629 30 93; www.mnw.art.pl
Monday – closed
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday – admission only to permanent exhibitions
During your stay in Warsaw you can visit galleries as well.
If you are a lover of contemporary art, you must visit one of the most interesting galleries, which is:
MODERN ART MUSEUM
This Gallery is located in the reconstructed Ujazdowski Castle in Agrykola Park.
Visitors can see exhibitions of modern, young artists or go to the Lab Cinema. The cinema shows only independent productions instead of Hollywood blockbusters.
Ave. Ujazdowskie 6, Zamek Ujazdowski, tel. 628 12 71, 628 12 73
Tuesday- Sunday 11.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
Friday 11.00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m.
CENTRUM NAUKI KOPERNIK
Copernicus Science Centre is addressed to different groups of people: children, adolescents, adults. The mission of the Centre is to teach, inspire and discover science and technology by means of interactive exhibitions. It is the largest and most modern institution of this type in Europe.
St. Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 20, tel. (0-22) 596 41 00 www.kopernik.org.pl
Monday – closed
Tuesday – Friday 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
(ticket office is open till 5.00 p.m.)
Saturday – Sunday – 10.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.
(ticket office is open till 6.00 p.m.)
FRYDERYK CHOPIN MUSEUM
Fryderyk Chopin Museum was established to commemorate the memory of the great composer and present the information about his life and work to a wide audience in interactive and innovative way.
If we talk about Chopin’s music, every year during August weekends Chopin Concerts are given in Łazienki Królewskie Park. Lying on the grass under the open sky you can enjoy his music.
Throughout the year there are many other events happening in Warsaw.
If classical music is a lullaby for your soul, Fryderyk Chopin Museum is a must-see.
St. Okólnik 1,
Visiting the Museum and ticket reservation (0-22) 44 16 251 (252), (272)