Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum  

 
 
ADDRESS
20 Princes Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 1PT
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
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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Underground Stations

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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
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Parks
 
3 minutes walk
 
Knightsbridge Green NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Cheval Knightsbridge Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £312  37% off
15 Cheval Place, SW7 | 7 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Perfect for extended stays, Cheval Knightsbridge Apartments offer everything needed to make you feel at home on your travels including fully fitted kitchen. The Cheval Knightsbridge ... More
 
 
 
The Egerton House Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £246  28% off
17 Egerton Terrace, SW3 | 7 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Set back from a tree-lined garden square in exclusive Knightsbridge, with prime shopping nearby at Harrods or along the King's Road and the Natural History Museum ... More
 
 
 
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £298  30% off
Palace Gate, W8 | 9 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Offering timeless elegance within Kensington, the Cheval Thorney Court apartments located by Kensington Gardens; are furnished with a timeless Georgian style - Regency stripes, leather-topped writing ... More
 
 
 
 
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Museum of Instruments
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
The RCM Museum of Instruments was started in 1894 with a donation from Sir George Donaldson. Today it features over six hundred instruments, some of which ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
A major permanent gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum, open on 25th October 2014, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World is ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
For the past two centuries this old-fashioned 'learned society' has sent explorers and adventurers all over the world. Famous names from Mungo Park to ... More
 
 
 
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Albert Memorial
London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 4 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
This 180ft Victorian bronze gilt statue in Kensington Gardens is a tribute to Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, and was erected following his death through typhoid ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
The Royal College of Art is one of London's most prestigious art colleges and the world's only wholly postgraduate university of art and design. Students need ... More
 
 
 
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Prom 14: Holst - The Planets
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 25th July 2017 - 6.30pm
Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 3 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
John Wilson conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra with CBSO Youth Chorus (female voices) to perform Vaughan Williams's Symphony No 9 In E Minor and Holst's ...More
 
 
 
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Prom 15: The Godlike Genius Of Scott Walker
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 25th July 2017
Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 3 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Jules Buckley conducts the Heritage Orchestra to perform works from "cult crooner" (Evening Standard) Scott Walker, featuring special guests Jarvis Cocker, John Grant, Susanne Sundfor and ...More
 
 
 
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Karine Laval: Reflections
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th July to 19th August 2017 - Various Times
Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum, 178 Brompton Road, SW3 | 7 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
 
 
 
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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H&M
London > Shopping > Clothing
17-21 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
H&M is heaven for shoppers who like a bargain - with tons of variety and some cutting-edge designs thrown in to boot. A victim, in a ... More
 
 
 
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National Geographic Store
London > Shopping > Specialists
102a Brompton Road, Soho, London SW3 | 8 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
The vast National Geographic store on Regent Street cost, rumour has it, close to £6 million and it's spread over three-floors occupying 19,375 sq ft (1,800 ... More
 
 
 
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Rigby & Peller
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
2 Hans Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 8 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Lesser mortals may purchase their underwear at Marks & Spencer, but the Queen goes to Rigby & Peller. This establishment understands the finer points of corsetry, ... More
 
 
 
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Ognisko Polskie
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
55 Prince's Gate, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Polish cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. Dress smart casual. ... More
 
 
 
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Ognisko Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
55 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
The terrace at Ognisko Restaurant is "tented and lanterned" and overlooks a small park, making Guardian ... More
 
 
 
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Verdi
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Verdi is the appropritately named restaurant at the Royal Albert Hall which replaces the former Cafe Consort, following a £1 million refurbishment unveiled on Tuesday 15th ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 10 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 10 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
The Knightsbrige branch of Space NK in Hans Crescent, right next to Harrods, is especially appealing - not only does it sell desirable toiletries, chic ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London W2 | 10 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical terms one huge, merging expanse. The 'split' dates back to 1728 when Queen Caroline, ... More
 
 
 
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Pensioners' Playground
London > Leisure > Activities
Hyde Park Pavilion Tennis and Bowls Centre, Hyde Park, London W2 | 10 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
It's not just kids who get a playground all to themselves. The over-60s can enjoy their own dedicated space in Hyde Park where London's first ever ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
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The Pantechnicon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
10 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, London SW1X | 14 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
From the people who brought us The Thomas Cubitt gastropub comes this Motcomb Street venture with a ground floor bar and two ... More
 
 
 
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 12 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 12 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 13 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More
 
 
 
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
Can accomodate for up to 5200 people.... More
 
 
 
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More
 
 
 
 

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Prom 14: Holst - The Planets
Concerts | On 25th July 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 3 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

John Wilson conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra with CBSO Youth Chorus (female voices) to perform Vaughan Williams's Symphony No ...More

Prom 15: The Godlike Genius Of Scott Walker
Prom 15: The Godlike Genius Of Scott Walker
Concerts | On 25th July 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 3 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

Jules Buckley conducts the Heritage Orchestra to perform works from "cult crooner" (Evening Standard) Scott Walker, featuring special guests Jarvis ...More

 
The BBC Proms 2017
The BBC Proms 2017
Concerts | Until 9th September 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 3 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

Held yearly at the Royal Albert Hall, the Proms is arguably the most popular season of classical music the world ...More

 
Serpentine Pavilion 2017: Designed by Francis Kere
Serpentine Pavilion 2017: Designed by Francis Kere
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Serpentine Gallery 5 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

The award-winning architect Diebedo Francis Kere brings his characteristic sense of light and life to the lawns of Kensington Gardens ...More

 
Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!
Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Serpentine Gallery 5 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

As part of the gallery's popular summer season, the Serpentine Gallery presents Grayson Perry's The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!. ...More

 
Arthur Jafa: A Series Of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 5 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

Films, installations and lecture-performances that tackle, challenge and question prevailing cultural assumptions about identity and race....More

Robots
Robots
Kids Events | Until 3rd September 2017 

Science Museum 6 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

Showcasing the evolution of modern robotics from a 1582 iron manikin to one of the first walking two-legged robots, the ...More

 
Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2017 

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

An audio-visual journey through the band's music, design and staging, featuring over 350 artefacts spanning five decades....More

Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

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

From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, Plywood has been embraced by designers, architects and engineers to bend the ...More

 
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

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

He shunned publicity, was rarely seen and gave only one full interview in his life yet Christian Dior called him ...More

 

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Lyric Hammersmith

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Alexandra Palace

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