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Jewish Historical Institute and its collection

Jewish Historical Institute

The Jewish Historical Institute (Żydowski Instytut Historyczny, ŻIH) in Warsaw houses one of the most significant collections on Jewish history in Poland, including the Ringelblum Archive (the Warsaw Ghetto, also called Oneg Shabbat) that contains about 6000 documents, and is an important research facility on the subject of Jews in Poland. There are also two permanent exhibitions, one on Jewish life in Poland and the other on the destruction during the Holocaust. Furthermore, the Jewish Historical Institute includes memoirs and diaries, documentation of the Joint and Jewish Self-Help and documents from the Jewish Councils (Judenräte).

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History & Anthropology  History & Anthropology

Jewish Historical Institute
Tłomackie 3/5
00-001 Warsaw

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Opening hours

9:00 – 18:00
9:00 – 18:00
9:00 – 18:00
9:00 – 18:00
9:00 – 18:00
Saturday Closed
10:00 – 17:00


ReducedPLN 7.00
Normal ratePLN 12.00


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Tłomackie 3/5, Warsaw

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