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Pawiak Prison Museum

Ul. Dzielna 24/26, Warsaw 00-162, Poland
+48 22 831 92 89
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Excellently presented exhibition with very moving displays. Tree memorial is also beautiful... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
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Having watched Czas Honoru on TV in Scotland for years, this was my first stop in Warsaw. It is... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Alistair C
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Ul. Dzielna 24/26, Warsaw 00-162, Poland
+48 22 831 92 89
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Excellently presented exhibition with very moving displays. Tree memorial is also beautiful. Thursday has free entry.

Thank PeeTeeMascot
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Having watched Czas Honoru on TV in Scotland for years, this was my first stop in Warsaw. It is haunting, but fascinating. The few staff (I was the only person there) are helpful and buy the DVD.

Thank Alistair C
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Free on a Thursday. Easy to walk to from the centre. Very near the Museum of the Polish Jews. Not huge so probably won't need more than one hour. Half of the museum has artefacts / stories relating to the museum e.g. prisoners personal items...More

Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We found ourselves very interested in this after going to the Gestapo HQ. And it's very very good! I'm very glad we went. It starts with an informative re-creation of the grounds in days gone, then you go and read the stories of people that...More

2  Thank Calum B
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This was an interesting find, and well worth the visit. It was very poignant but a little disappointing as not all of the information is translated into English. Nevertheless, I'd definitely recommend visiting if you're in the area. It would definitely be improved if all...More

2  Thank cwillis1992
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

It was a waste of time. I went there when I saw what it was about, but there was no information about things in the museum. If you want to see drawings, paperwork, and things found in the ruble, with no context or infromation about...More

1  Thank Amanda A
Reviewed 30 December 2016

It's a small museum showing the inside of the infamous prison, giving some taste of what it must have been like to be an inmate there. There is also a small exhibition of the German camps during war.

Thank Choy-Hsien L
Reviewed 28 December 2016

An important piece of Warsaw history, this should be on your list of exploring the city. It is not a big museum, so an hour should do to have a good look and read. Staff were very helpful and spoke great English.

Thank mbrnardic
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Pawiak Prison Museum yesterday, it worked out about £2 each for entry and was well worth it. There was hardly anyone in the museum so you could browse at your leisure. The information about the people who were kept at Pawiak was really...More

1  Thank L7290W
Reviewed 16 December 2016

The museum is built up from the ruins that were left after the Germans blew it up after the war. Gives a good picture of the suffering Polish people went through with authentic material like pictures and letters. English subtitles everywhere.

Thank Ingrid49_12
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16 November 2016|
Response from watburg77 |
ok i found it thursday is free 10pln otherwise