POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews is a museum that is situated on the site of the ‘Warsaw Ghetto’ in the city of Warsaw, Poland. The museum was established in 2005 and was opened in 2013. The building that houses the museum was built to a Post Modern style in glass, copper and concrete designed by Finnish architects Ilmari Lahdelma and Rainer Mahlamaki. The museum has exhibits that tell the story of how the Jewish community flourished in Poland until the Second World War and what happened during the war and what's happened since.
The best way to get to the museum is by bus or tram. By bus, take the 11 or 180 buses to ‘Nalewki Muzeum’ which is a short walk away from the museum's entrance. By tram, take the 15, 18 or 35 to the ‘Muranów’ stop which is a short walk away from the museum.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open six days of the week, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 10am-8pm; Monday, Thursday and Friday 10am-6pm and Tuesdays are the weekly day of closure. Tickets for the museum are priced 25PLN for adults and 15PLN for concessions.