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National Museum in Warsaw

ul. Aleje Jerozolimskie 3, Warsaw 00-495, Poland
+48 22 629 30 93
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The National Museum in Warsaw houses a world class collection of art and artifacts stretching from antiquity all the way up to the modern day. Visitors will find ancient relics from the Nubian region, which hold a unique permanent home of display unseen anywhere else in Europe, the most important and groundbreaking works from Polish artists of the 19th Century, and a groundbreaking and historically crucial display of artworks from the 20th and 21st centuries. The National Museum in Warsaw is a must-see on any trip to the city.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“polish art” (22 reviews)
“jan matejko” (10 reviews)
“old masters” (7 reviews)
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ul. Aleje Jerozolimskie 3, Warsaw 00-495, Poland
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+48 22 629 30 93
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Among the many unusual things you can find in Warsaw's National Museum is a gallery devoted to Faras, a Christian civilization in what is today Sudan, that lasted for a number of centuries. This gallery contains exhibits that can only otherwise be found in Khartoum....More

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is worth visiting if you like art. A lot of art works from polish artists which I admired a lot. It s not huge but a good size museum.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum has quite a bit of old artworks- paintings, fresques and more than anything else- wooden altar pieces. Highly recommended for history buffs.

Thank Nikita K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was quite surprised about the large diversity of the floors and exhibition parts: - religious life in the Middle ages - Old Masters - Renessaince Art - Polish paintings - 1800s - modern collection. All-in-all it was a bit too big to take in...More

Thank Drazsika
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for permanent exhibition and were quite surprised by the difference from the floors/settings. Down there, you will find black walls and dark atmosphere with lots of religious paintings, Jesus Christ statues, Virgin Mary, wooden carvings with religious themes from Churches from all around...More

Thank lelujam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the collection is vast and great you will be able to see a great art and history of Poland the building is also interesting as part of the soviet era

Thank hugocervantesdelrio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went in twice looking for history detail on behalf of an ex pat Polish friend. The staff were helpful, kind and unsuccessful !

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Museum is quite large. There are several floors and sometimes you need to change from one side to the other to enter a specific area, but if you like art in general this museum is the right for you. Some nice pieces, not too...More

Thank mikatu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited National Museum many times in the past 5 years. The exhibitions of the classical and modern paintings are very impressive. The Museum from time to time, displays the art treasures of other Museums of Europe, Americas, Asia and Africa. from other countries

Thank LechBK
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Though not as good as some other national art museums, this one does as best as it can with what it has in its collection. The building is used in interesting ways, though not necessarily very logical, and gives a good presentation of Polish art,...More

Thank Edward W
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