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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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en Jewish Historical Institute (Zydowski Instytut Historyczny)   pl Jewish Historical Institute (Zydowski Instytut Historyczny)

Jewish Historical Institute
Tłomackie 3/5
00-001 Warsaw

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History & Anthropology



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Opening hours

Monday 09:00 am – 06:00 pm
Tuesday 09:00 am – 06:00 pm
Wednesday 09:00 am – 06:00 pm
Thursday 09:00 am – 06:00 pm
Friday 09:00 am – 06:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm

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Normal rate PLN12.00
Reduced PLN7.00

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Tłomackie 3/5, Warsaw, Poland


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