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Warsaw Uprising Museum

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Wojciech Obtulowicz
location Warsaw
function education, museum
contributed by piotr_krajewski

The Warsaw Rising Museum, arguably the city's finest museum, was opened in 2004 to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the doomed Warsaw Uprising of 1944. The Uprising is tragic and largely unknown chapter of World War II, in which a brave Polish resistance of freedom fighters met annihilation and retribution from the Nazis, in front of a backdrop of underhand manoeuvrings - principally by Stalin. Hushed up by the Soviets after the War and largely ignored by the West, the subject of the Uprising has only started to receive the attention it demands in recent years. Inside the vast museum building - a former power station - visitors will find three floors of exhibition to work their way around. Photographs provide the main body of evidence, some jubilant and upbeat, others terrifying.

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Warsaw Uprising Museum
Grzybowska 79
Project is public!
Opening hours The Warsaw Rising Museum is open 10:00 - 18:00 everyday, with late opening on Thursdays until 20:00.
Completion 7- 2004
ArchitectWojciech Obtulowicz
Project ID 9038
Latitude/Longitude 52°13'57N 20°58'52E
Contributed by piotr_krajewski
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