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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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £263  30% off
17 Egerton Terrace, SW3 | 7 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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28 Basil Street, SW3 | 10 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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Royal Geographical Society
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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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Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Royal Albert Hall
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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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2 Hans Road, Knightsbridge, 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
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55 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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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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17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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10 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, London SW1X | 14 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 11 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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BOTTLES Chelsea
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100 Draycott Avenue, SW3 | 12 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Albert's
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92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 12 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Royal Geographical Society
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1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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Royal Albert Hall
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Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
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South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
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The BBC Proms 2020
The BBC Proms 2020
Concerts | Until 12th September 2020 

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

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Serpentine Pavilion 2020: Counterspace
Serpentine Pavilion 2020: Counterspace
Exhibitions | Until 11th October 2020 

Serpentine Gallery 5 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

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Driverless: Who is in control?
Driverless: Who is in control?
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2020 

Science Museum 6 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

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Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser
Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser
Exhibitions | Until 10th January 2021 

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

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Renaissance Watercolours: from Durer to Van Dyck
Renaissance Watercolours: from Durer to Van Dyck
Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2020 

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

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On Point: Royal Academy of Dance at 100
On Point: Royal Academy of Dance at 100
Exhibitions | Until 6th February 2021 

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

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Bags: Inside Out
Bags: Inside Out
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2021 

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

From Margaret Thatcher's iconic handbag to Queen Mary's World War II gas mask, the V&A puts history's most famous bags ...More

 
Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature
Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2021 

Natural History Museum 7 minutes walk from Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

Discover the real life creatures, specimens and artefacts from the Natural History Museum's collection which could just as easily feature ...More

 
 
 
 
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