Historical Museum of Warsaw
The History Museum is one of the best of Warsaw's impressive array of museums. Its three storeys are crammed with fascinating exhibitions, covering every aspect of Warsaw's history and life from its beginnings to the present day, and there are old photographs, clippings and articles on display from everyday pre-war city life. The museum's special feature is a documentary film showing the destruction and reconstruction of the city, with footage shot by the Nazis during their calculated and systematic annihilation. The film is shown in English at 12pm, from Tuesday to Saturday. Please note that the Historical Museum of Warsaw is currently closed for renovations, but will be re-opening in 2012.
Address: Rynek Starego Miasta (Old Town Square) 28-42
Telephone: (0)22 635 1625
Opening times: Open Tuesday and Thursday from 11am to 6pm; Wednesday and Friday from 10am to 3.30pm; and Saturday and Sunday from 10.30am to 4.30pm. Closed on Mondays
Admission: 6 PLN (adults), 3 PLN (concessions). Free on Sundays. An English-speaking guide costs 20 PLN