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
 
 
Car Parks

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

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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £312  31% off
15 Cheval Place, SW7 | 7 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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17 Egerton Terrace, SW3 | 7 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Palace Gate, W8 | 9 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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London > Attractions > Museums
Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Albert Memorial
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Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 4 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 3 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum, Prince Consort Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd June to 8th October 2017
Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum, Kensington Gardens, W2 | 5 minutes 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 for the Serpentine Pavilion 2017. A ...More
 
 
 
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Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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17-21 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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London > Shopping > Specialists
102a Brompton Road, Soho, London SW3 | 8 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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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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165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 13 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 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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Nash Ensemble
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The group performs Ravel's Le Tombeau De Couperin, Stravinsky's Three Pieces For Solo Clarinet and Pastorale, Bizet's Jeux D'enfants, Debussy's ...More

Heath Quartet
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Wigmore Hall 3 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

The group performs Haydn's String Quartet In B Minor, No 1, Widmann's String Quartet No 1 and Shostakovich's Piano Quintet ...More

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Getty Images Gallery 6 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

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Wallace Collection 6 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

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Photographers' Gallery 7 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

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Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

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Comedy | On 24th September 2017 

Lowdown at the Albany 7 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

Joyful idiocy and character comedy from the popular comic featuring a toothless punk who beguiles the audience with tales from ...More

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Theatre | On 24th September 2017 

Lowdown at the Albany 7 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

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