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Polish Center of Discovery and Learning

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Great Museum of Polish Culture

Very impressive collection of Polish Memorabilia in a newly renovated building. The staff has paid... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Joep63
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Chicopee, Massachusetts
Great bit of Polish history and culture!

This is a wonderful visit for the whole family. You can learn about the history and the culture of... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Aaa444mmm
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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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18 Jun 2018
“Great Museum of Polish Culture”
9 Nov 2017
“Great bit of Polish history and culture!”
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33 South St, Chicopee, MA 01013-2633
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Very impressive collection of Polish Memorabilia in a newly renovated building. The staff has paid a lot of attention to detail. Really worth the trip if you have Polish Heritage!

Thank Joep63
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a wonderful visit for the whole family. You can learn about the history and the culture of Poland and Polish Americans that came to the US.

Thank Aaa444mmm
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This was fascinating to me, being of Polish descent. We went for the special exhibit about Poles helping Jews in World War 2, but there was so much more. A couple floors are chock full of historical exhibits about the world wars, traditional Polish dress,...More

1  Thank Robin L
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I was so shocked that I could see such a wonderful collection of folk art without having to fly to Poland! Wycinanki (intricate paper cuttings), pisanki (decorated eggs), wooden carvings, strój collection (traditional costumes from many regions of Poland) and a kapliczka (small shrine) mounted...More

3  Thank MA_Traveler25
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The place is full of artifacts donated by local people about the Polish people who settled in the area.

1  Thank nhwamt
Reviewed 16 February 2016

The Polish Center of Discovery and Learning is a living monument that celebrates the many contributions, both past and present, made to the economy, arts, and sciences of our nation by Polish people and their descendants. The mission of the Center at Elms College is...More

3  Thank Loves2Research
Reviewed 15 February 2015

What a treasure this small museum is! Good variety of material culture and knowledgeable docents. The building, a former rectory, is a piece of local history as well. More exhibits are coming in all the time and I learn something new every time I visit....More

1  Thank Sara C
Reviewed 7 February 2015

For anyone with an interest in Eastern European or immigrant history, the Polish Center is a true gem. The building is inviting with three floors of packed displays of objects concerning both the everyday lives and special events of Polish immigrant to region. Rooms are...More

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