Museums

Adam Mickiewicz Museum of Literature
This museum has a great location within two houses of merchants in the Old Town Square. The name of the Polish bard of bards, the beloved Mickiewicz, this museum features an array of curiosities related to the great nineteenth century adventurer. But there is much else besides that, with the treasures of the world Sienkiewicz, Slowacki, Tuwim and more Exhibitions.

Archaeological Museum
Warsaw Archaeological epicenter was in the Arsenal 17-century building. The fruits of many generations of excavations in the pre-war historical borders of Poland can be discovered, and a handful of exhibitions around the world. For a more hands on knowledge of the customs of our ancestors hairy, you can arrange to make a clay pot session and get down and dirty prehistoric style.

The Caricature Museum
A cookie is a museum and the only of its kind. Founded by the cartoonist Eryk Lipinski in 1978, this museum is housed in the former gardener’s house Primate’s Palace. Most of the collection is of Polish artists, and fun work of figures such as Kazimierz Sichulski is definitely deserving of wider recognition. The museum also has a growing collection of international works.

Center for Contemporary Art
Although more a gallery than a museum of modern art oasis deserves a cry regardless, as it hosts some top-level exposures. It’s definitely one of the most happening in the city and a must for culture lovers. Located inside the stark interiors of Ujazowski Castle and there is a bookstore and restaurant that very well connected.

Chopin Museum
Chopin is perhaps the most famous son in Warsaw, so it will not come as a surprise to discover that the city has a museum in his honor. You will find a suitable place in Ostrogski exquisite Baroque palace, the kind of place where the composer began his career as a young artist. Concerts of music of this great man remains here, while there are also a range of memories of Chopin, portraits, letters and manuscripts of a grand piano in which the teacher wrote his marvelous works.

Ethnographic Museum
Founded in 1888, Belter of a museum is a perfect introduction to the weird and wonderful world of Polish folk art. With everything from costumes to hand-painted wooden curios, is a comfort just if time does not permit a trip to nature itself. Periodic exhibitions of international art as well, especially Africans and Asians.

Katyn Museum
The Katyn word was out of bounds in Poland’s postwar press. Hundreds of thousands of kinds of Polish officers were killed during the war at the hands of the Soviets, some were shot, others were killed during deportation proceedings. Katyn has come to symbolize all these crimes. This museum preserves the memory of the crime and a lot of personal effects were discovered in the tombs give intimate dimension to the fate of thousands of people.

Museum of Horse Riding and Hunting
This museum bit out of fashion is not a quagmire. Although it is rare and not a tribute charm in a culture that was approximately desecrated during the war. The cult of the horse was especially strong in Poland, where the cavalry reached mythical status due to the heroic adventures of generations of warriors. Take a nostalgic journey through the worlds of the manor of Poland, in the field and forest. Carriages, weapons and many trophies, but definitely not a place to come if you are stuffed bison unamused.

Museum of Independence
Nineteenth century-old saying goes: “The Polish revolt against an oppressor mild, because they can, against a tough, because they must.” From the eighteenth century, the Poles certainly put this theory into practice, as opposed to the occupying powers with seemingly unwavering decision. This museum in the former Radziwill palace has a lot of sentimental and patriotic paraphernalia associated with these fatal times, as well as some collections of art of incalculable value. Much of history buffs.

Museum of the Motorcar
A real galaxy of classic cars, this museum is expanding almost unbearable for fans of vintage vehicles. The ownership of any of these engines at once classified as the best cat in the city, be it a 1969 Buick, a 1930’s Chrysler or a vintage Rolls. A handful of historical developments, such as a limousine used by Stalin and cars owned by celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe add spice to the mix.

Museum of the Warsaw Uprising
A time of preparation, this ambitious new museum has become one important party in the cultural life of the city. It tells the story of one of the decisive chapter of the Second World War, condemned the revolt of Polish resistance army against the Nazi occupiers. Located in an imposing building that once housed a power station of trams in Warsaw, the museum is aiming for a fresh approach to interactive and historical documentation. Many of the 6,000 surviving veterans saw the opening of the project – for 50 years, this legacy was suppressed by the Soviet regime.

Museum of Torture
The mother of the Warsaw museum, filled with everything from ancient Egyptian art, Roman and Greek at the European furniture and decorative arts from the Renaissance. The Painting departments of the museum is certainly between the highlights, at least not the nineteenth century Polish rooms, which feature portraits of little-known teachers, such as Piotr Michalowski, Stanislaw Wyspianski and Jan Stanislawski. Binding in the Twentieth Century there is a handful of works by Witkacy – another artist who is sure to start cropping up in Western auction houses as the interest in a snowball of his life.

Polish Army Museum
It is a name a bit prohibitive, and in fact this is the coolest museum in town. However, if you have a penchant for adventurous side of the story, there are plenty of sights to enjoy here. Those interested in the Napoleonic Wars are some of the uniforms of the Polish Lancers of the Imperial Guard, who were among the most precious cavalry Bonaparte. Their standard selection of medieval weapons and armor also is on hand, while the last part of the exhibition focuses on recent history, at least not the Warsaw uprising.

Wilanow Poster Museum
Polish poster art has achieved international renown, and rightly so. This museum, which is a dependency of the magnificent palace complex Wilanow, has some 30,000 Polish posters from the years 1992-2002 – is a phenomenal collection. Its international collection of works is also considered one of the best in the world so it is unlikely to come with a sense little has changed. Along with Wilanow palace and it’s garden that you have a veritable feast of a day of waiting at lovers of culture.