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Mausoleum of Struggle and Martyrdom

ul. aleja Jana Chrystiana Szucha 25 | Ministry of National Education Building, Warsaw 00-580, Poland
+48 22 629 49 19
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This is more of a traditional style of museum which is OK but everything is in glass cases and a... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2013
TJBrooke
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Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
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This little museum is easy to miss. The former Gestapo HQs - it now seems to be a Government... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2013
TWP64
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“small museum” (36 reviews)
“pawiak prison” (14 reviews)
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ul. aleja Jana Chrystiana Szucha 25 | Ministry of National Education Building, Warsaw 00-580, Poland
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

This is more of a traditional style of museum which is OK but everything is in glass cases and a little bit boring. You can enter some of the old prison cells and read about the history but I think they could have done so...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2013

This little museum is easy to miss. The former Gestapo HQs - it now seems to be a Government Ministry. There is next to no signage, but it is No.25 Szucha - go through the gates and there is an entrance directly to your left....More

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Reviewed 3 May 2013

It is small and can be visited in less than 30 minutes, but leaves you with a chilling sense of the evil in Nazi rule in Poland. I would highly recommend.

1  Thank DK1960
Reviewed 10 April 2013

Very atmospheric museum that will leave a lasting impression. The informative interactive videos on the walls make compelling viewing. It's not that easy to find but worth the effort. It is behind two ordinary wooden doors by the entrance to the modern day National Ministry...More

2  Thank babs605
Reviewed 9 April 2013

In a city such as Warsaw, with so much interesting and important history surrounding it, this is a must-see. Well-preserved former headquarters of the Gestapo, complete with original cells and examples of how the Nazi regime controlled their population and interrogated their opponents. Simple, yet...More

1  Thank Rich P
Reviewed 3 April 2013

On our way to the memorial we randomly met two guys reenacting the occupation dressed as Gestapo officers. The  "escorted" us to he memorial - so the mood was set even before we entered. The memorial is a unique little spot showing the horrors of...More

1  Thank Soren a
Reviewed 1 April 2013

The museum is very small, there is like 5 rooms to look at. But, take 20 minutes out of your life and it is worth it.

1  Thank teargas
Reviewed 29 March 2013

Next to Lazienki Park. It is worthy visiting this Museum (within the Ministry of Education). Original location of the Gestapo HQ. They recreate the atmosphere in the place during WWII, by means of background sounds such as soldiers talking or prisoners mourning, as if you...More

1  Thank AlbUK
Reviewed 28 March 2013

only had a short visit to warsaw but was advised to go to this museum as it was such an experience. much to my disappointment it was not opened on Monday 1

1  Thank rodCork
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Its good to remember and learn what happen, its not very visit, but I think its worth to visit. Its not very crowd.

1  Thank albavsilva
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vanessa031
16 April 2016|
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Response from Sed_nomini_tuo | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, It should be 10 a.m - 5 p.m but I recall it is closed on Monday and Tuesday. Hope it is helpful. Regards
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Ian L
31 January 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
The admission fee was €3 each
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KKlovestotravel00
11 January 2015|
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Response from Howard G |
My hotel was nearby so I just walked. The bus system in Warsaw is very efficient though so I'd recommend you investigate that.
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