- plac Krasińskich 2, 00-207 Warszawa, Poland
The monument of Warsaw Uprising in Warsaw, Poland was unveiled in 1989 and is dedicated to the uprising that occurred there in 1944. The monument, sculpted by Wincenty Kućma and designed by architect Jacek Budyn, features Polish partisans in the uprising.
In mid-north-eastern Poland, the region of Mazovia was attacked soon after WWII broke out in Gdańsk. By the end of the war, Warsaw, the capital city, lay in ruins and many inhabitants had lost their lives. Today the region’s rich
Opened in 2004, on the 60th anniversary of the eponymous event, the Museum of the Warsaw Uprising is the first narrative museum to be opened in Poland. The aim of the museum is to celebrate the heroism of the soldiers of the Home Army, and to tell the story of the Warsaw Uprising, this decisive moment in the history of the city.
The Ghetto Heroes Monument in Warsaw commemorates the first Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943. The monument, designed by Leon Suzin and sculpted by Nathan Rapoport in 1948, can be found in the square beside the POLIN Museum.
The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw was opened in 2013. Its core exhibition is made up of eight galleries spread over 4000 m², retracing the history of Polish Jews from the Middle Ages to the present day. The POLIN Museum aims to preserve the memory of the history of Polish Jews and contribute to the mutual understanding and respect amongst Poles and Jews.