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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  • Woman at the door extremely rude and unwelcoming forced me to strip my coat off and sighed rolling eyes.  more »
  • The museum have been located quite clone to the city center and you could visit by foot from the Warsaw central place . There are many antique valuable statues and historical monuments and paints ect....  more »
  • This museum is rather big (at least from my perspective), it is easy to loose at least a few hours here as there are so many different art pieces. For a Lithuanian person you have to see the live...  more »
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  • Great museum. Nice polish painting, statues are artistic. Ticket entry. For normal adult it costs 20zł (polish currency). Totally worth it. Monday it closed.
  • Great museum. Amazing mediaeval art gallery. Very good presentation of Polish painters. Definitely worth visiting. Norman ticket for adults costs 20 zł, audio guide 10 zł. Elevators for disabled people, great gift shop with interesting books both in Polish and English. I guess you need at least 4 full hours to fully check everything. Pros: 1) great visual art from classical styles and periods to postmodern 2) availability, prices, audio guide explanations and exhibition design 3) representation of Polish art Problems: 1) at some levels the floor squeaks too much; 2) general Polish attitude towards strangers; 3) weird map.
  • Today we went and it was free admission! There are three levels, masters at the top, impressionist snd then modern. There’s also planes outside in a garden. There’s a bookstore on the second floor as well. It had a bunch of lovely pieces and I loved the tickets how you could find the pieces in the museum. I wish there was better directions of which way to go. Otherwise a hit!
  • I love the Polish art on display esp. the historical works. At least this fits the bill as a “real” museum with genuine displays and all.
  • Great place. Interesting discussions. All organized as you expect to be in national museum. Nice exhibitions. A little challenging parking - try to find next to Smyk shopping center and then walk 7 minutes.

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