Jewish Historical Institute

Jewish Historical Institute information

Warsaw , Poland
ul Tłomackie 3/5
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adult/concession 10/5zł, Sun free
Opening hours
10am-6pm Sun-Fri
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Just behind a blue skyscraper, this institute houses a library and paintings, sculptures, and old religious objects related to Jewish culture. However, it’s the exhibition on the Warsaw Ghetto that sticks with you when you leave. Black-and-white photos and 40 minutes of original film footage from the ghetto hit home – the images of the atrocious conditions Jews were forced to endure, with starvation and death part of everyday life, tell a disturbing tale.