The museum houses a huge collection of art and historical items, and has played home for Polish exiles.
The works of art which went missing from the Municipal Museum in Bydgoszcz during and shortly after World War II included paintings and graphic works from Leon Wyczółkowski, one of the leading representatives of realistic painting of the Young Poland period.
The battle which the notes commemorate, has been called one of 20 battles that decided the fate of the world as the unexpected victory halted the westward advance of Communism.
With the widespread use of plastic creating environmental challenges globally, jewellery designer Anna Orska teamed up with plastics recycler Weronika Banaś to create the stunning New Stone collection.
The collection includes letters penned by Stephan Báthory, Jan III Sobieski and Stanisław Augustus Poniatowski.
The unique collection sent to WWII Polish diplomats known as the Ładoś Group who tried to save the Jews from being murdered, was acquired from a private owner in Israel thanks to the efforts of the Polish Embassy in Bern and Markus Blechner, a Polish honorary consul in Zurich.
With 460 shops worldwide and selling over 210,000,000 items of clothing per year, the massive international scale means that the company's decisions can have an environmental impact well beyond Poland’s borders.
Volunteer firefighters from southern Poland have collected money for the rehabilitation and restoration of the Kosciuszko National Park in Australia. This was the "Think globally, act locally" principle in action, said President Andrzej Duda on Thursday.
The stamps were hidden at the end of the war by Major Rudolph Wahlmann, a passionate philatelist. The filmmakers said they lied to locals as “we didn’t want to reveal the truth because we were afraid that it might end up like the Golden Train in Wałbrzych,” referring to the intense media interest in the search for a train supposedly containing wartime stolen art and gold.
Titled “The Calendar of Unusual Holidays”, the stamps aim to both present commemorative designs for quirky holidays while at the same time, paying tribute to Poland’s graphic design heyday.