The Warsaw Uprising Museum is located in the Wola district of the city and is dedicated to the Warsaw Uprising of 1944. The museum commemorates life during this difficult time in Poland's history and sponsors all research conducted into the history of the Uprising and the possessions of the Polish Underground State. Guests can spend a day exploring the museum and its many artefacts including the children's section, which is home to insurgent uniforms and models, alongside details of Communist occupied Poland including many written accounts by people of various ethnicities' plight against Nazi reign and multi-cultural opposition. The museum was opened in 2004, marking the 60th anniversary of the Uprising and is comprised with history buffs.
Visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
If history is the reason for a visit to Warsaw, guests cannot leave without making a trip to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The monument stands in memory of all the soldiers who gave their lives fighting for Poland and was erected after WWII and the subsequent Polish Soviet War. The tomb was designed by famous Polish sculptor Stanislaw Kazimierz Ostrowski and is located within the arcade which links the two wings of the Saxon Palace. The central tomb used to be surrounded by eternal flames bearing the names and dates in which Polish soldiers died in combat. There are many cafes and bars in the region too, so after a day of exciting history at the Warsaw Uprising Museum, you can relax with a cup of coffee, at one of Warsaw's many Old Town coffee houses, or kawiarnia as the Poles call them.
Amazing history experience
A must visit if you are in Warsaw, you will learn about the history and the heroes of the Uprising organized by the Polish underground resistance during WWII. This interactive museum will guide you through the most memorable, tragic and admirable activities chronological day by day. An essential chapter in modern Polish history, the museum has many interesting exhibitions that show you the reality of the events it describes. Very moving and interesting history!