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The Long Night of Museums returns to Warka on May 15, 2021, though slightly more modest than normally due to the pandemic.
The Museum will be open from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. – with full respect of health and safety measures. Last admission at 8 p.m.
You can also visit us online. To virtually tour the Manor and historic park go to: link
Watch "Urge for freedom" here: link
Video on Warka-Winiary (Kuba Szydło): link
We have partnered up with TV Zebra Radom acting on behalf of the the Marshal's Office of the Mazovian Province to make your visit to the Museum more pleasurable.
“Warka–Pulaski’s Town“, link (PDF)
“Polish-American Stories” exhibition: link (PDF)
WALK THROUGH MANOR series: link
WALK THROUGH PARK series: link
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Witamy w sklepiku Muzeum im. Kazimierza Pułaskiego. W ofercie znajdą Państwo publikacje naukowe i popularnonaukowe tematycznie związane z działalnością Muzeum. W naszym sklepiku znajdą Państwo również przewodniki po ekspozycji, katalogi wystaw, informatory, komiksy poświęcone bohaterom historycznym Warki, plakaty, karty pocztowe, medale, a także pamiątki muzealne.
Z całą ofertą sklepiku zapoznają się Państwo klikając tu: Link
Zamówienia można składać na adres: firstname.lastname@example.org lub telefonicznie 48/667 22 67. Wysyłki realizowane są w czasie godzin pracy administracji Muzeum, tj.
od poniedziałku – do piątku w godz. 8.00 -16.00.
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The manor in Warka-Winiary is a museum, but, after all, it is also a home. For over 300 years, the manor changed owners, bustled with life, witnessed history and human experiences. Following owners and evolving fashion trends affected its architectural shape and decor. Today, after a general renovation, we can say that this home regained its former glory and manages to capture the spirit of traditional Polish hospitality by inviting anyone and everyone who wants to cross its threshold for a visit. Here, you are certain to learn not only about the fate of the exceptional man who was Casimir Pulaski, but also feel the atmosphere of an old noble house
The permanent exhibition in the manor shows Casimir Pulaski's life in Poland and America, at the same time featuring other Poles who made contributions to the social, political and cultural life in the United States. Over the years, the Museum has been gathering items connected with Tadeusz Kosciuszko, Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz, Helena Modjeska, and Ignacy Jan Paderewski.
The stylish interiors give the impression of touring the house of a wealthy Polish nobleman. We can see sets of furniture, paintings (mostly portraits and battle scenes), textiles, clocks, weapons, silver, porcelain, as well as old documents, maps and prints. Own exhibits are complemented by loans from partner museums, including the National Museum in Warsaw, The Liw Castle (Muzeum Zbrojownia na Zamku w Liwie), and the Historical Museum of the City of Krakow.
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The library of the Casimir Pulaski Museum in Warka consists of several thousand items. It includes rare Polish-American publications released in the U.S., books and journals on the subject, old prints, relevant newspapers and magazines, and interesting postcards. The collection also contains unique publications about the Hero of Two Nations.
The Museum has entered into an agreement with the Municipal Public Library in Radom, thanks to which a part of the Museum collection is going to be available via the Radom Digital Library online platform completely free of charge. The digital collection of the Casimir Pulaski Museum in Warka is due to be complemented on a regular basis, so do not forget to follow us to be notified of the new arrivals!
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Upstairs in the Pulaski’s Palace, in two halls of the western part, from 6 November 2015, a modern, multimedia exhibition devoted to the history of Warka will be held.
The exhibition “Warka – the town touched with history” will present the rich history of Warka, one of the oldest towns of Mazovia. Conceptual design of the exhibition was created in 2012, based on perennial queries and work of substantive team of the museum. In 2013, the executive design of the exhibition was created. The author of the project is ARWENA – Ewa Swider-Grobelna and Adam Grobelny. Both the conceptual and executive design were funded by the commune of Warka.
The exhibition is realized in 2015 thanks to a grant of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Cultural Heritage Program, the task: support of museum activities, as well as the specific subsidy of the commune of Warka and Grojec Disctrict. The sponsor of the exhibition is Grupa Zywiec – Warka Brewery.
The concept of the exhibition assumes the presentation of the history of Mazovian town, from the beginning to the present day. In the first hall, there are items related to the town in times of peace and social life concentrated. In the second hall, battle and war topic affecting the town (war times) is presented. Topics and main threads will be presented based on time axis shaped in the space. They will be identified at the same time by the references existing in Warka today the names of streets corresponding to historical characters and events. The narration of the exhibition has been conducted in an interesting and multi-layered manner, taking into account the innovative trends in museology and authorial scenographic installations. An additional exposition layer was transferred to multimedia solutions, which will enrich, make more attractive and broaden the exposition.
The exhibition will be available in two languages (Polish and English). It is intended for a wide audience. A significant part of the exhibition, in educational form, will be addressed to children and school students. We invite you from 6 November 2015.
The exhibition was financed by:
Minister of Culture and National Heritage
Citi and Community of WARKA
County of Grójecki
Museum of Casimir Pulaski in Warka
Żywiec SA Group – WARKA Brewery
Prima Sp. z o.o.
The creators of the exhibition "Warka – the town touched with history"
Curator / Iwona Stefaniak
The scenario of the exhibition, the development of substantive / Iwona Stefaniak, Karol Kucharski
Cooperation / Ewa Bajoryńska, Janusz Kreczmański, Bartłomiej Kuna
Care substantive, consultations, proofreading / dr Remigiusz Matyjas
Translation / Joanna Łukasiak Hołych, Jacek Hołysz
Correction of English texts / Peter Obst
The exhibition project / ARWENA – Ewa Świder-Grobelna, Nela Mikołajewicz, Anna Pałgan
Supervision / Ewa Świder-Grobelna
GLIP Sp. z o.o. – Multimedia Presentation Production
PROMEDIO Michal Bednarski – Multimedia Equipment Supply, Installation, and Configuration
Extend Vision Sp. z o.o. – Decorations and Structural Elements
At the exhibition was used artifacts and materials from the collections of:
Museum of Casimir Pulaski in Warka
National Museum in Kraków
National Museum in Wrocław
National Museum in Warsaw
National Library in Warsaw
National Film Archive in Warsaw
Central Archives of Historical Records in Warsaw
National Library in Berlin
Mazovian Museum in Plock
Municipal and Communal Public Library in Warka
The Municipal Institution of Culture "Dworek na Długiej" in Warka
Parish. St. Nicholas Bishop in Warka
Parish. Our Lady of the Scapular in Warka
PTTK branch of them. W. Krawczyk in Warka
Schools from the community Warka
Mirosława Bieniasa, Katarzyny Cieplak, Jana Dygi, Piotra Gawrońskiego, Elżbiety Grzelewskiej, Władysława Gwardysa, Andrzeja Guta, Antoniego Konowrockiego, Hanny Kowalskiej, Wiesława Knyzia, Edwarda Kozłowskiego, Władysława Kozłowskiego, Tadeusza Kulawika, Doroty Lenarczyk, Barbary Luks, Jadwigi Martyniak, Ewy Pawelczyk, Matyldy Regulskiej, Aldony Rzeźnik, Bożeny i Tadeusz Rosłoniów, Daniela Sukniewicza, Konrada Tokarzewskiego, Karola Tudreja, Piotra Wojsy, Wiesławy Zielonki.
Janusz Kreczmański, Igor Dziedzicki, Witold Batte,
Waldemar Dąbrówka, Bartłomiej Kuna, Konrad Sękowski, Andrzej Zaręba
Krzesimir Dębski - Polonez husarii, Atak Kozaków
Witold Grzelewski – Tango Warka
Kuba Szydło - the sounds of war
They gave interviews to the movies
Consultations substantive regarding medieval swords
dr Jarosław Ościłowski
Roman Postek - Armory Museum in Liw
Sincere thanks go to the creators of the concert "My city":
Moderato Municipal Orchestra under the direction of tamburmajorki Anny Kacprzyk
Bogdan Sabała, Kuba Szydło, Wojciech Koc, Maciej Zapart, Marek Wawro, Sławomir Klimczuk, Martyna, Sylwia i Damian Sabałowie, Stefan Posoch, Irena i Jacek Domańscy, Aldona Rzeźnik, Beata Ragan, Monika Wojciechowska, Zosia Wojciechowska, Kuba Domański, Michał Rzeźnik, Dariusz Rączka, chór dziecięcy ze Szkoły Podstawowej Nr 2 pod dyrekcją Marka Borowskiego, dźwiękiem opiekował się Artur Drabik.
For the presentation uses photographs from the collections of Jacka Matlakowskiego i Waldemara Tereszkiewicza
Written and directed concert
Anna i Leszek Owczarczykowie, Bogdan Sabała
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We invite elementary, middle, and high school groups to utilize the Museum for student learning through museum sessions and participate in meetings. A visit to the Casimir Pulaski Museum in Warka will give you the opportunity to go sightseeing, improve your skills during a series of workshops, and take a guided tour through the park. Most sessions are held at the modern Museum and Education Centre. We highly recommend you book one or more of our customizable educational programs, which usually combine museum sessions with workshops. Feel free to choose themed classes focusing on Casimir Pulaski, Tadeusz Kościuszko, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, the history and culture of the 18th century, the history of the town of Warka, and other milestone events and prominent figures connected with our region. Finally, take a breath of fresh air during a guided walk through the park, during which you can learn local stories and legends.
- Museum sessions for preschoolers and elementary school students from grades 1–3
- Museum sessions for students from grades 4-12
Important information. How to book?
- All our sessions are bookable by calling or e-mailing the ticket desk at +48486672020, email@example.com.
- Museum sessions shall be booked with a two-week notice or earlier.
- A museum session takes anything from 40 to 60 minutes.
- We offer shorter meetings for preschoolers and young students from grades 1–3.
- The museum session fee shall be paid in Polish zloty and amounts to PLN 60 per group.
- The fee covers guide rates and auxiliary materials (e.g. crosswords, coloring pages, riddles, props.).
- If the museum session requires the group to tour the entire collection, you will be asked to also pay the entrance fee (applicable i.a. to Discover the Museum tour.)
- Most sessions are held at the Museum and Education Centre.
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Play a part
Since its early days, The Casimir Pulaski Museum in Warka has gratefully received donations from individuals, businesses, and institutions in Poland and abroad. Thanks to these generous gestures, we have been able to open temporary exhibitions, publish books, renovate our collection, and much more. Our many sponsor facilitated the acquisition of exhibits needed after the Pulaski manor's renovation in 2015.
Currently, we are accepting donations to furbish and equip the Museum and Education Center, built in the years 2012-2015, and restore other Museum collections. We are also looking to invest in education and new exhibitions.
You can play a part in supporting The Casimir Pulaski Museum in Warka in many ways.
Donations made to The Casimir Pulaski Museum in Warka resulting in receiving the title of Donator are based on a donation agreement drafted in accordance with provisions of the Polish Civil Code. The parties to the agreement are: the individual or business willing to make a donation and the Museum. Such donations go to Museum's current activities in accordance with its statute. If the Donator chooses to support a specific target, their donation may and will be used only to serve this purpose. We accept following donations:
- monetary, including long-term financial instruments,
- real estate properties,
- other property.
In case of substantial donations (e.g. exceeding PLN 20,000), Donator may choose to make a targeted donation, which shall be detailed in the donation agreement. In particular, such donation may be used toward:
- artwork acquisition
- temporary exhibitions
- public activities (open-air and travelling exhibitions, cultural and art events, and similar activities)
- research and conferences
- other projects implemented by the Museum.
Whenever the Museum holds cultural and educational events, it is possible to enter into a sponsorship deal in accordance with Polish law. Such deal facilitates a mutual exchange of goods and services, e.g. promotion and marketing in exchange for monetary contribution.
All individuals, businesses, and institutions in Poland and abroad interested in supporting The Casimir Pulaski Museum in Warka are asked to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or +48 48 667 22 67.
Wire transfers shold be made to this account:
73 9154 0005 2001 0003 8654 0001
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The Casimir Pulaski Museum is closed on following holidays:
- January 1, New Year's Day
- January 6, Epiphany
- Easter, from Saturday through Monday
- May 1, May Day
- Corpus Christi
- August 15, Polish Armed Forces Day, and Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- November 1, All Saints' Day
- December 24, Christmas Eve
- December 25, Christmas Day
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The Casimir Pulaski Museum in Warka is child-friendly and welcomes preschool groups to utilize the Museum for student learning through museum sessions and meetings held at the Manor. Your visit to the Museum can include sightseeing, workshops, and walks in the picturesque park. Our mission is to give children the opportunity to discover the Museum, historic manor, and park. We strive to familiarize young students with such key concepts as the museum, history, monuments, and the passage of time. We encourage kindergarten staff to take advantage of our program and offer their students the possibility to enjoy museum sessions combined with workshops, participate in guided outdoor activities in the park, and hear legends connected with the town of Warka and Casimir Pulaski.
Onsite sessions take place at the historic manor and park as well as the modern Museum and Education Center. Feel free to schedule a visit to the Casimir Pulaski Museum in Warka and tailor it to your needs.
Selected facilitated preschool sessions:
Discover the Museum
During your visit to the Casimir Pulaski Museum in Warka, we will show you around the historic manor, looking to answer the question: What constitutes a museum? And do not worry, we guarantee that we are going to find the answer together! Along the way, we learn words typically used by museum staff and see a selection of the most fascinating exhibits on display. The lesson is also a fun way for the little ones to set foot in a museum for the first time in their lives.
Kazimierz or Casimir?
We come together to meet Casimir Pulaski, born Kazimierz Pułaski, by listening to a legend shrouding the brave soldier. Was he a cavalryman or a cavalier? Or maybe both? What is more, we strive to respond to the most important question: Why do we continue to look back on the life of an individual who passed away such a long time ago?
What was life in the olden days like?
Is there something like a 700-year-old tracksuit? It is safe to presume that people in the olden days wore different attire, isn’t it? During this guided tour to the Casimir Pulaski Museum in Warka, young students learn about the ways in which people used to live, what they had to eat, what they wore, what they did for a living, what they considered normal, what kind of music they listened to, and how they traveled. These are merely some of the themes that our educators help you explore. We will even see objects which people made a long, long time ago... and possibly confirm that the young visitors are able to correctly identify them.
At the Casimir Pulaski Museum in Warka, we acknowledge the importance of outdoor education. During the guided tour of the park, young students learn the mesmerizing and mysterious legends shrouding the site, which have been passed down from generation to generation by Warka residents. And we are sure that this enticing lesson will suit even the fussiest visitors! Would you like to see where the entrance to the secret tunnels under the park is hidden? Do you fancy knowing what secrets the brick chapel near the Museum hides? Are you interested to discover if the spirits of Swedish soldiers killed in the vicinity of Warka wander around the park at night? If so, you simply must visit our Museum, meet with our guide and buckle up for a wonderful adventure!
- Museum Sessions for the Little Ones are approx. 45 minutes long and the maximum group size is 25.