POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw

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  • Museum treated that well does trace the history of Polish Jews ... stop that I recommend for visitors to Warsaw
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  • I was skeptical when advised to allow 2-4 hours at the museum - a challenge to my attention span - and yet 2 1/2 hours plus passed so quickly. The museum takes you from original Jewish settlements in ...  more »
  • Came because felt obligated but stayed for hours because it was interesting and well thought of...someone did a great job in designing the visitor's experience and exhibitions.  more »
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  • Wonderful music. They really have put big effort to it and the results are amazing. A special museum that can really put you into someone's shoes. Every Thursday the entrance is free. The staff was very polite and eager to help! There was stunning effects and so many information!
  • Nice architecture. The exhibition is well made as far as the visual presentation is concerned. But there's just too much information that is presented without context and without prioritization. Most of the presented texts are just random quotes. I feel like I didn't learn anything new.
  • A fantastic attraction. The museum itself is an interesting architectural endeavour, but the contents are an interesting history of the polish Jewish community. I went in knowing little of subject matter other than the obvious 20th century events, I came out well informed about both the history of Poland and the Jewish community therein. Exhibitions are interactive and visual, the story telling while depressing at some points covers an often difficult subject matter well. Information is covered from the medieval period forward. There is an admission fee but I found it very reasonable and for students the museum is virtually free.
  • Massive museum that is almost too big to visit in half a day without feel exhausted in the end. It is high tech with audio guides and interactive exhibits, and traces back from the very beginning of Jewish history to more recent times. Would definitely recommend if you are spending a few days in Warsaw.
  • I don’t say this lightly, but this is without a shadow of a doubt one of the best museums I have ever been. Aside from its evident historical importance at this point in time, it is world class in how it is done (ranging from its technology, clearly well edited text, sound, the images selected). Highly recommend it to anyone interested in either history of just good museums. I plan to visit t again whenever I return to Warsaw.
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