Jewish Historical Institute
Museum of Independence
Stranded on a traffic island in the middle of al Solidarności, this museum has a small room devoted to the Solidarity movement and...
This grand neoclassical structure, designed by Antonio Corazzi in the 1820s, lends Plac Bankowy some architectural heft.
Museum of the John Paul II Collection
Housed in the Bank of Poland building, this amazing art collection was donated to the Catholic Church by the Carrol-Porczyński family....
Screens art-house films.
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Jewish Historical Institute information
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.