Polin Reaches Landmark
A Polish couple from Szczecin are celebrating after being named the one millionth visitors to Polin, a.k.a The Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Aside from receiving lifetime passes to the museum, the pair have also earned themselves an all-expenses-paid trip to Tel Aviv. First opened to the... Read more
Notes: Legia Museum

Notes: Legia Museum

Blog 10 August 2017 0

First opened in 2006 as part of celebrations to mark Legia’s 90th birthday, this museum is a welcome distraction should you find yourself in the vicinity on a non-match day. Set underneath the Zyleta stand (where the team’s hardcore support traditionally gather), points of interest include the expected bank... Read more
Exhibition: Hungarian Love
The Confession: ethnographic museums tend to drive me to the brink of suicide. A journey into the slough of despond, they bring to mind cobwebbed chambers crowded with peasant rugs and burlap dresses. Booooring. The thing is, for the past few years or so Warsaw’s own ethnographic effort has... Read more
Museum of Warsaw

Museum of Warsaw

Features 11 July 2017 0

Poland’s charge towards the modern has come at a cost. From a cultural point of view, it’s meant numerous museums and galleries placing traditional values on the sacrificial altar and trading them for swank facilities festooned with gadgets, gimmicks and buttons you can press. The modern museum is no... Read more
Notes: Museum of Warsaw
Reopened (and re-branded) at the end of May, the Museum of Warsaw (formerly the Museum of the History of Warsaw), might have made a quieter splash than other recent-ish openings – for instance, Polin or the Chopin Museum – the early signs suggest that it’s long-term impact will be... Read more
Night of Museums (Part 4)
Polin ul. Anielewicza 6, polin.pl When the idea for Polin, Museum of the History of Polish Jews, was born, a small blue ohel appeared on the site. Around it, architectural renderings were placed outlining the ultimate vision. Despite the detail on these it all seemed somber and modest: not... Read more
Night of Museums 2017 (Part 1)
For the 14th year on the trot, the evening of May 20th will see Warsaw’s museums, galleries and assorted institutions fling their doors open as part of the city’s annual Night of Museums. Though queues – even in the unlikeliest venues – reach horrifying proportions, it’s one of those... Read more
Easter Market

Easter Market

Partner news 25 March 2017 0

This year’s Easter Market has more attractions than ever before: for the first time there’ll be an exhibition of ‘ethnodesign’ as well as a special chillout zone with local beer and delicacies from across the regions of Poland. Traditional folk artists haven’t been forgotten either, and as such find... Read more
Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

Features 10 March 2017 0

Declassified after decades of secrecy, the doors have now opened on Warsaw’s nuclear secret… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT On the face of it, this has the feel of a normal, spring Sunday. Suburban Warsaw is hungover and quiet, so quiet that you can almost hear... Read more
2016: Year In Review (Part 1)
It’s trite to say so, but what a year that was… If you’re the sort of gloom monger that views their glass as half-empty, then you’ll probably be thinking Poland is about to plunge off a precipice. That maybe so, but it’s sure as hell been interesting getting there.... Read more

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