Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Local namePolin Muzeum Historii Żydów Polskich
LocationŚródmieście, Warsaw, Poland

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews is a museum on the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto. The Hebrew word Polin in the museum's English name means either "Poland" or "rest here" and relates to a legend about the arrival of the first Jews to Poland.The museum's cornerstone was laid in 2007, and the museum opened on 19 April 2013. The core exhibition opened in October 2014 and features a multimedia exhibition about the Jewish community that flourished in Poland for a thousand years up to the World War II Holocaust.The building, a postmodern structure in glass, copper, and concrete, was designed by Finnish architects Rainer Mahlamäki and Ilmari Lahdelma.

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Warsaw: POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews Ticket from 8 USD

Opening hours

Mon, Thu, Fri: 10 am - 6 pm
Wed, Sat, Sun: 10 am - 8 pm

Last entry: 2 hours before closing.

On Thursdays, the admission is free.

Tickets office, museum store and restaurant are open during the opening hours of the museum.


Core exhibition:

Regular ticket: 25 PLN
Reduced ticket: 15 PLN
Family ticket (for maximum 2 adults and children up to 18 years old): 55 PLN

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/POLIN_Museum_of_the_History_of_Polish_Jews

Official Website http://www.polin.pl/

Phone +48 224710300

Coordinates 52°14'57.688" N 20°59'35.301" E

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