Museum of Life under Communism is a unique place in Warsaw, which takes you back in time to experience everyday realities and absurdities of the 1944-1989 communist era in Poland. What brings backs bittersweet memories to older generations of Poles will turn into a fascinating discovery for those who didn't have a chance to experience it. Thanks to genuine relics, artefacts and everyday life stories you will realize how different life was then. Younger visitors may be surprised to discover social life and popular culture before they got dominated by the Internet and modern technologies.

Tickets to the museum are available on line in the „Kup bilet online” section or before entrance to the museum, at the reception. Maximum numer of tickets available to buy online for workings days is 20 for every hour of opening and 10 for every hour of opening during weekends.

Please purchase your ticket with attention when buying in the Internet as we do not refund ticket cos or change dates and hours of visiing.

Reduced tickets are for students up to 26 y.o., retired and senior over 65 y.o, disabled people and their guardians, honorary blood donor. We do not combine discounts.

Now audio guide on the phone included in the ticket price - Android or iOS. Remember, take your own headphones. You can also buy them in the museum for 10 zł.

Maxium numer of visitors at once is 50 people.

/Everyday deal in the museum!

Monday Deal for seniors

Tuesday deal for students

Wednesday deal for teachers

Thursday deal for expats

Friday deal for kids

Weekend deal for birthday boys and girls

/Guide and audioguide:

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Hire one of our energetic and informative guides who will make your journey back even more exciting and personalized. Don't forget to book a guide in advance, call or email us.

1. Guide in Polish
- PLN 160

2. Guide in a foreign language
- PLN 170

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Opt for our original audio guides à la communiste, in the form of a vintage walkman cassette player. The cost of the communist audio guide (a walkman - PLN 10)
Alternatively, download and use our app, available here: Android or iOS Remember, take your own headphones. You can also buy them in the museum for 10 zł.
For guide reservations pls call 0048511044808
or email us

/Museum lessons

School groups can book a guided visit to the museum or opt for a museum lesson, which is a combination of a guided tour with interactive quizzes and special tasks. Those activities will enable kids and teenagers to understand key aspects of everyday life in the communist system. The cost of a museum lesson is PLN 180 plus the admission fee PLN 17 / person (group leaders have free admission). Advance booking is required.

Inquiries and reservations:
phone 0048511044808,

/Museum Cafe

Don't miss our Museum Cafe, stylized to the famous Ancient Cafe from the 1950s Warsaw. Ready for a cup of good coffee and cookies from the communist era? Taste our coffee from a vintage coffee machine produced in the 1960s. It goes perfect with a traditional Warsaw cream cake called Wuzetka or communist waffles layered with butterscotch – just like in the People's Republic of Poland. Last order is at 17.40.

/Museum in a suitcase!

If you want our museum can visit you!
Call us and our retro Nysa van will arrive to your kindergarten, school or your own house. Our guide will take some interesting communist props and tell you related stories about everyday life in the People's Republic of Poland. Each suitcase is dedicated to a specific aspect of everyday life: cooking, hygiene, household, music, leisure, sports, travelling, and shopping. The entire guided show takes 45 minutes.

Museum in a suitcase is a good idea not only for a lesson, but also for an original birthday party. Interested? Call us!
Inquiries and reservations:
Phone 0048511044808 ,
www muzuem w walizce