Marie Curie Museum (Muzeum Marii Sklodowskiej-Curie), Warsaw

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3/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web
The Maria Skłodowska-Curie Museum is a museum in Warsaw, Poland, devoted to the life and work of Polish two-time Nobel laureate Maria Skłodowska-Curie (1867–1934). The museum, which is sponsored by the Polish Chemical Society, is the only biographical museum in the world devoted to the discoverer of polonium and radium.The museum is located at 16 Freta Street (ulica Freta 16) in Warsaw's "New Town" district (dating from the 15th century), and is housed in the 18th-century apartment building in which Maria Skłodowska was born.Due to renovation, in December 2014 the museum was temporarily moved to 5 Freta Street.HistoryThe Maria Skłodowska-Curie Museum was established in 1967, by the Polish Chemical Society, on the centenary of the birth of the physicist-chemist. Participants in the museum's inauguration included the younger daughter and biographer of Maria Skłodowska-Curie, Eve Curie Labouisse; Eve's husband, the American politician and diplomat Henry Richardson Labouisse, Jr.; and nine Nobel Prize winners.The museum is housed in an 18th-century tenement, at number 16 on Freta Street in Warsaw's "New Town," that has been rebuilt several times. After the death of Maria Skłodowska-Curie in 1934, a plaque was attached to the building, commemorating her birth there and her epochal scientific discoveries. During the Warsaw Uprising (1944), the building was deliberately demolished by the German forces, but the plaque survived and was put back in place after the building was reconstructed following World War II.
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  • Out of the old town, birthplace of Madame Curie, the now can tour the Museum. It is 11 zł. It is a great scientist who won the Nobel Prize in physics with Nobel Prize in chemistry. After Copernicus, Chopin in Poland, Curie, is one of the three men. Lady black costume, equipment, used desk and Chair, watches and photo exhibits. There are many great and think simple and fewer tourists is the birthplace of Madame Curie.
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  • Leaving the old town barbacan. Polo II is a physical chemist, Maria sklodowska Curie discover radium and UM, the Nobel Prize-winning Museum. Photos of Madame Curie, materials and research on appliance are displayed. It did not pass by ordinary building so be careful.
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  • ... It saves the time and money invested there in another kind of Museum or entertainment. Very small, many panels and tabs with information and photographs that you can learn and know the books and Internet. A few pieces of his era and nothing more. Or audiovisual interactivity or nothing at all.
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  • Lovely museum with a nice display of lab instruments and documents related to Marie Curie's life and work. They let me in just before closing to take a look around 😊 They also have books and other interesting things for sale down stairs
  • Some nice artefacts. But really small museum.
  • For the history of the informative!
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  • Very cool visit. Carrying out interesting told about life and scientific work of Marie Curie. We have also participated in workshops of chemical, during which young people independently doing experiments. All the students were very engaged and satisfied with the visit to the Museum. I recommend to all teachers. Ostrów Wlkp.
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  • O Museu Marie Curie (Muzeum Marii Skłodowskiej-Curie) é dedicado à vencedora de dois prêmios Nobel, Marie Curie. Entre outras grandes realizações, a cientista descobriu os elementos polônio e rádio. A exposição é pequena, mas não menos interessante, especialmente para os aficionados por química.
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