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The museum is situated around half a mile from Nowy Swiat Uniwersytet metro station.
There are many artefacts on show. Primarily concerning local folk art plus collections that locals have donated from lands afar.
Many musical instruments are on display as are colourful local costumes....More
The museum gets only better and better as you proceed. Make sure you are prepared for a major collection. The exhibits on the 3rd floor, which presents objects of daily use, is absolutely spectacular. Also spectacular are the folk costumes from Poland and other countries....More
Found this quite dull and many musical instruments etc did not work. Toy exhibition part a bit random and got lost wandering around as not well signed. Ended up in cafe as gave up in the end and one lady working there. Ended up with...More
This being my 5th trip to Warsaw as a tourist, i have "done" most of the major attractions and was looking for something interesting to pass a January afternoon by myself. This small, inexpensive museum fit the bill. Its not huge or extensive but if...More
maybe i was expecting too much or maybe i am not so open for ethnographic subjects shown in a polish way but this slightly dusty museum di not deliver much expect the tiny jewish section.
there are a lot more interesting places in warsaw than...More
We loved this museum. We really like Ethnographic museums as you get a real feeling of the ordinary people of a country not the just the wealthy few. It's true there are some exhibits in the museum (such as photographs of Bali) that make you...More
Firstly I have to say I love ethnographic museums, it provides a wonderful insight to the tradition and customs of different cultures. This museum in Warsaw appears a rather overlooked and often uninteresting attraction judging by some others' reviews. The museum is not expensive and...More
Picked up some Warsaw top ten booklets from tourist information which recommended this museum. My granddad was Polish and the booklet said that the main attraction in the museum was Polish costumes and traditional artefacts, so we were keen to go and find out more...More
20 złoty entrance fee gets you in to this strange museum. The first exhibit we saw was quite self-referential, then there was an exhibit on folk musical instruments which was pretty interesting: there were lots of similarities between Celtic and Slavic instruments.
Then the shocker...More