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Sikorski Museum

London, England
+44 20 7589 9249
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A 'Museum Gem' In London’s South Ken Brings History Alive...

The Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum in London’s South Kensington at the top of Exhibition Road... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Roger050765
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London
Brilliant

I went with a friend on Saturday 4 November 2017 at 13.00 hours, a sprightly elderly gentleman... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
Richarddays
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London
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Museum that houses a vast collection of documents, maps, paintings, uniforms, colours and insignia related to the Polish Armed Forces.
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London, England
Knightsbridge
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

The Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum in London’s South Kensington at the top of Exhibition Road near the Albert Hall is something of a hidden gem and well worth a visit - for young and old alike. And, for school kids learning about C18th and...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

I went with a friend on Saturday 4 November 2017 at 13.00 hours, a sprightly elderly gentleman called Waclaw showed us around and told us he was well into his 80's but looked much younger all the guides are volunteers. Waclaw gives out out vibes...More

1  Thank Richarddays
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I first crossed the threshold of the Polish Institute and General Sikorski Museum back in the late 1970's. It was like nothing I had ever seen before in a Museum, Exhibits and historical items are everywhere. They range from Armour worn by the Polish Hussars...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I learnt about this museum from a blog I subscribe to and knew it was a place my husband would enjoy as it has many military objects of interest to him. Initially the Napoleonic objects were the draw although the main focus is World War...More

1  Thank big-blue-eyes
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My husband wanted to visit to research his father's Polish military record. Michael gave us a guided tour and took time to show us all of the interesting exhibits. He also provided us with a copy of documents showing father in law's name and regiment...More

1  Thank JayneWoroch
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

The museum addresses Polish military history mainly in WWII, but also from Napoleonic times and a little before. However the best reason for going there is to experience the splendid tours guided by members of staff. One gentleman was a veritable encyclopedia of knowledge on...More

1  Thank MichaelCoffey
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

My friend and I often visit military museums in London and are, in fact, running out of those we haven't been to before. So finding the Sikorski Museum was a bonus and well worth the effort. A little hard to find maybe - even a...More

1  Thank CruiseInvestor
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Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

After some searching for the adress I was welcomed by 3 members of the staff and one took me for a guide along the museum. There were many interesting items and the guide could tell me a lot more. An interesting piece of history lies...More

2  Thank Bonjr
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

Even if you didn't think you were interested in Polish or military history, you soon will be. Very welcoming and dedicated team. I learnt so much and enjoyed the guided tour. A real gem.

2  Thank MOCKO_2
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Reviewed 5 October 2013

If you are interested in Polish or military history then you must visit this little known museum.The museum is situated in what used to be the Polish Government HQ in World War 2.Stepping inside this building is like stepping back in time.As soon as you...More

8  Thank wingate
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Karen D
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Response from Andrzejku | Reviewed this property |
Hello Karen, Unfortunately having just checked the PISM website the Museum will be closed during February. Apologies for the bad news, but please post again in the new year to see if this has changed. Best... More
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