Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum  

 
 
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20 Princes Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 1PT
 
 
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Tue-Fri: 9.30am-4.30pm; Mon, Sat-Sun: closed
 

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Museum of Polish militaria, predominantly relating to the Polish Armed Forces during World War Two in the West. There are also some rare exhibits relating to the Napoleonic era, examples of 18th century Polish armour (Winged Hussars) and Regimental Colours from 1918-1946.

 

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South Kensington Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Knightsbridge Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Paddington Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Parks
 
3 minutes walk
 
Knightsbridge Green NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 6 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 6 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

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Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 6 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

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Exhibitions | Until 22nd April 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 6 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

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Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 6 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

This display brings together the work of 15 emerging and established artists from Korea, showcasing the richness of contemporary Korean ...More

Woman's Hour Craft Prize
Exhibitions | Until 5th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 6 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

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