/Opening hours/

The museum is open daily.
Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm.
On weekends from 11 am to 5 pm.


Tickets cost:
normal - 8 zł
reduced - 5 zł
children up to 3 years old go to museum for free

Tickets can be purchased directly at the museum box office.


Museum is located on the ground floor of the former Polish Optical Factory (PZO) at 25 Mińska Street in Praga district which has preserved the charm of the 1950s. From the city centre you can take a tram no 22 and get off at the Gocławska tram stop. There are 2 entrances to the museum: - from Głucha Street: you have to turn at 22 Minska Street - from Kamionkowska Street: you have to turn at Gocławska Street


You can hire a guide in the museum but you need to make a reservation first. The average visit with a guide takes about 30 to 40 minutes. The guides speak the following languages: Polish, English, Russian, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Japanese. We also have lessons in the museum for schools. More information in the museum offer.

NOTE: the maximum number of people per visit is 25 people - larger groups are divided and enter the museum at intervals of 30 minutes.


Visiting the museum

Normal ticket - 8 zlotys / Reduced ticket - 5 zlotys / Group ticket (over 10 people) - 5 zlotys per person

Guide services

Polish, English- 80 zlotys / Other Languages - 150 zlotys

Organising conferences/meetings with writers/lectures in the museum

Museum lessons for schools

Renting vintage cars from the PRL times (People's Republic of Poland)

Transfers and tours by a genuine Nysa 522 van. Rent a classic Fiat 126 p for a self-drive tour!
more info on

Renting objects and costumes from the PRL times

See the list of props.

Renting the space in the museum

for photo sessions/film sets/events

/Museum's layout/

The museum has 3 sections: a flat, a street and a bar together with a shop form the communist era.

1: Hall 2: Bathroom 3: Cleaning 4: Fashion 5: Children's corner 6: Living room 7: Music 8: Palace of Culture and Science 9: Architecture 10: Kitchen


11: Opposition 12: Sport and recreation 13: Order control 14: Telephone box 15: Bar 16: Street 17: Shop 18: Soda dispenser 19: Library 20: Cinema 21: Waiting room 22: Cabinet of a Party Dignitary 22: Gabinet KC