The Collection

Since its foundation in 1936, the Museum’s mission has been to collect, preserve, research and exhibit varsaviana. Over the years, it has acquired over 300 000 unique pieces, which is the largest collection of its kind in the world. Pieces include precious artwork, furniture, sculptures, clocks, plans, maps, and panoramas of Warsaw, photographs, postcards, portraits, clothes, jewellery and weaponry – witnesses to the history of the city and its residents.