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Katyn Museum

Dyminska 13, Warsaw 99-200, Poland
+48 22 842 66 11
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Important and beautifully executed

Very much worth the trip, number 6 tram drops off 200 metres away or it's 10 minutes walk north... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
bear076
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Hertfordshire
Very "polish" museum

Quite impressive museum, but only for polish. Why... because lack of information in english... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Tuomo K
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This museum is a memorial to the thousands of Polish reserve officers killed by the Soviets and buried in the Russian forest of Katyn.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Dyminska 13, Warsaw 99-200, Poland
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Very much worth the trip, number 6 tram drops off 200 metres away or it's 10 minutes walk north from the Barbican. Beautifully atmospheric, really clever use of sound and light, and the way they utilise the rabbit warren of the space inside the old...More

1  Thank bear076
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Quite impressive museum, but only for polish. Why... because lack of information in english. Everything was otherwise well organised in this modern museum .

Thank Tuomo K
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Although the museum is not on the routine tourist route,but I find it very interesting. The site arranged in a way to teach and impress visitors. I highly recommend.

Thank BijanTehran_Iran
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the Katyn Museum in early October and were generally pretty impressed. It's very modern, but also dark and sombre, with photographs, eerie music and hundreds of authentic personal artefacts which were excavated from the mass graves. The emotional impact of these everyday items...More

2  Thank Karly L
Reviewed 16 December 2016

The museum has opened recently and is not so easy to find. Located in the Citadela of Warsaw. Takes some walking to get there. It is sad to see the history of the officers murdered in Katyn by the Soviet Union during the second world...More

1  Thank Ingrid49_12
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This new and enlarged museum has been open for about a year and was transferred from another site. It is situated within the Warsaw Citadel (Cytadela), a grim series of military buildings near the Vistula river built on the orders of Tsar Nicholas the 1st...More

5  Thank Janusz K
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Very interesting if you like real History...very hash but important. Stalin and Hitler hated intellectuals BUT Hitler was somewhat controlled by his more moderate fascists. Mussolini protected the Krakow professors from annihilation, but Stalin cared little for the Vatican,the International Red Cross and the Geneva...More

2  Thank Joe S
Reviewed 20 September 2014

This moving exhibition in the Polish Army Museum is a must-see for anyone interested in twentieth century history. Unfortunately, nearly all the exhibits are signed in Polish only but, to be honest, they’re self-explanatory so don’t let that put you off visiting it if you’re...More

4  Thank logrundy
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