Museum of Asia and the Pacific in Warsaw

 

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Museum of Asia and the Pacific in Warsaw
The Museum of Asia and the Pacific was opened in 1976. It has two galleries one called Nusantra which is to be found on Nowogrodzka Street and the second one called the Asian located on Freta Street.


The museum was founded by Andrzej Wawrzyniak – Polish enthusiast of Asian art and collector. Initially, Wawrzyniak's collection of 3,000 items was displayed. Later on in 1970s the museum received numerous exhibits such as Buddha statues dating from the 6th century BC. Today the Museum of Asia and the Pacific houses 18,000 objects, including those from Nepal, Mongolia, India, China, Afghanistan, and other countries of this region.

Opening hours:

Monday, Saturday, Sunday: noon - 6 p.m.
Tuesday – Thursday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tickets:

5 PLN - regular
3 PLN - reduced
on Thursdays admission free




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