The National Museum in Warsaw, Warsaw

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At The National Museum in Warsaw, see the largest Polish painting, "Battle of Grunwald" by Jan Matejko, and the largest European collection of artifacts of the Nubian culture. The museum features about 830,000 paintings, sculptures, drawings, illustrations, photographs, numismatic items, and objects of applied arts. Do not miss the medieval art collection, including intricate altarpieces and painted wooden statues from all over Poland. Look for the paintings reclaimed after being stolen during World War II, such as "Jewish Woman Selling Oranges" and "Black Woman." Rest in a cafe or on one of the benches of an inside courtyard with a fountain. A park behind the building once served as prince's gardens. By using our Warsaw holiday builder tool , you can arrange your visit to The National Museum in Warsaw and other attractions in Warsaw.
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  • Yesterday I was not admitted to the museum, because in my hand I kept a thin jacket. At that time, hundreds of people were admitted in the jackets. Why, because others founded them on each other. Here is the logic of this place. The word "regulations" treated by personnel freely and obscure man. Great profession. Two hours of waiting for a meeting with someone from the directorate and the conversation, was a waste of time. I was not interested in this situation, I and my problems. Please write a complaint-I heard it repeatedly. Nobody wanted to talk substantive and solve the problem on the spot. It is unpleasant how a public institution serves to hold employees, mainly the same.
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  • The National Museum in Warsaw has an amazing collection that really stunned me. It was my absolute favourite in Warsaw and well worth a visit.  more »
  • Interesting and great museum. Presented the art of Polish masters, but do not advise to take an audio guide, nothing important he will not tell. After the Russian museum and the hermitage it may not seem impressive.
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  • Great museum! It is a huge building with lots of stairs. Lots of art, rooms and things to see. All very nicely displayed and easy to see. Highly recommend for tourists that aren't native to Poland. Think it's great if you're from Poland too.
  • Loved it.. such a beautiful museum with an amazing repertoire of diverse artists. I just do not understand why they force you to leave the jacket upfront. Nevertheless, the exposition is very interesting..pretty dark art of the war time but very interesting.
  • Probably the biggest and most detailed collection of post war items I've seen. They have been kept in great condition and tell such a story. The tanks, helicopter's and cannons are all available to the public for free, other than that it's 20 zloty to get in - well worth the trip.
  • worth your money for sure. very cheap, but has a lot exponents to see. absolutely beautiful, English speaking stuff, everyone is very polite. loved it. you should definitely see it.
  • You must visit this pleasant not so busy city with people who are smiling, helpful and overall nice. A city with history of resistance and endurance. The world war 1, longing of freedom by the polish people and achieving it for a very brief period, the destruction of world war 2, torture of the polish Jews, a socialist influence during the time Russian build up...it's a rich history. Despite so much suffering the polish comes of as the one who is smiling and happy. All the places, including the museum tells you about the bravery, suffering and resilience of the polish people, which is also similar to the human race from so many other place. If you're an Indian, you can find a street named after the Indian Maharaja who hosted hundreds of polish women and children during WW2(hopefully I am right). A grateful and resilient nation is who survives and strives.
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