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Price EUR 9 Old Town | Entrance: 9 €
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Museum of Illusions

EUR 9 per person

Updated: 22.12.2023

museum-of-illusions-in-warsawThe Museum of Illusions falls under the category of entertainment museums. Primarily, it focuses on fun and enjoyment. The museum is particularly suitable for families with children.

Desription

T he museum is located on the west side of the market square in the Old Town. Sooner or later, every tourist passes by here. Such museums are just right when it’s raining or when one wants to relax. We can’t necessarily recommend the museum because, on average, Warsaw tourists stay in the city for only 1.7 days, and during these short stays, there are better and more interesting exhibitions available.

This is not to imply that the Museum of Illusions is bad. It’s just not specific to Warsaw and is likely available in similar forms in other cities as well.

Admission price is a bit high

In our opinion, the admission price is set a bit too high, likely because it mainly targets foreign tourists. But we also understand that private museums have different financial considerations. After all, it’s meant to be profitable, and the staff probably receive higher wages here than in state-owned cultural institutions. At least, that’s what we hope!

Topic of the exhiition
World of illusions and paradoxes
Space and time
Space- and timeless
In the Warsaw touristic area?
Yes | Old Town
Contakt
+48 501 808 006
kontakt@swiatiluzji.pl
Address
Rynek 21, 00-273 Warszawa
How to get
BUS and TRAM: Tram and bus stop "Stare Miasto" or bus stop on the Royal Route "Plac Zamkowy".
METRO: No metro station nearby
BIKE: It is best to park your bike in Castle Square. The Old Town is not always passable in the summer season.
Opening hours
Mon - Fri | 9 am - 8 pm
Sat + Sun | 10 am - 9 pm
Last entrance
30 minutes before closing
Audioguides
No
Duration of privat visit
1 hours
Language of the descriptions
Polish and English
Payment methodes
Cash and card payment

Our tips in the area

T he highlight in the area is, of course, the Old Town and the Royal Route ending at Castle Square. You can also visit the Warsaw City Museum (also on the market square) or the museum in the Royal Castle.

We also recommend the observation terrace on the bell tower of St. Anna’s Church, which offers the most beautiful view of the city.

As far as gastronomy is concerned, there are over 30 cafés or restaurants only in the Old Town area, which is quite small. It should be added that the Old Town is not suitable for night life. There is also a lack of pubs or bars.

Look around the menu and you will find descriptions for all of these locations.

Admission prices

Normal
40 PLN
Reduced
30 PLN
65+
32 PLN
From 10 persons
25 PLN / person
Children < 3 yrs.
Free entrance
Children 3 - 6
10 PLN
Family (max. 2 adults + 3 childr.)
120 PLN
ISIC-card
Yes

Website

Buy e-ticket on museum website

The museum is located in the market square of the Old Town, for which we have prepared a separate overview.

Touristic overvew
Public and private tours

Accessibility

The museum is barrier-free, but unfortunately the Old Town is not. Most of the Old Town streets and alleys are cobblestone. So if you are travelling with a wheelchair, it will be a bit bumpy.

Best museums in Warsaw

See also

Old Town | Entrance: 9 €
We do not provide guided tours in this museum.

Contact

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