Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum, London

Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum, London

The Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum, commonly known as Sikorski Institute, is a London-based non-governmental organization of the Polish minority in the United Kingdom. It was created after the Second World War to preserve the memory of Polish armed forces in the West and their contribution to World War II, when the communist takeover of Poland made it hard and dangerous for many Poles to return home, and research and publication on those issues were banned or censored in the People's Republic of Poland. To that goal, the Sikorski institute, named after General Władysław Sikorski, has acted as a museum, archive and publishing house for much of Western Polonia, particularly with regards to Poland and Second World War issues.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm; first Saturday of the month: 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sight Name: Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum
Sight Location: London, England
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery

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