Many of the wedding and dowry chests have been hand-painted with traditional regional motifs including multi-coloured floral folk patterns, most commonly featuring roses, tulips and lilacs, whilst those from the end of the 19th century often feature vases of flowers on the front panel.
Built by the Galicia Jewish Museum, the free photography app showcases rare snapshots of Jewish life beyond the parameters of the Holocaust.
The Warsaw-based science centre located on the banks of Vistula attracts both geeks and regular visitors with its interactive exhibitions, which delve into how different aspects of our universe work.
The sword has been identified as a type that was especially popular in the Austrian-controlled part of Poland in the early 1860s, around the time of the January Uprising of 1863-1864.
The thief who walked out of Poznań’s National Museum with the seven-million-euro masterpiece and the only Monet in Poland under his jacket, would remain at large for 10 years. With a new film inspired by the true life events of 20 years ago now out, TFN’s Stuart Dowell looks back at the bizarre case of what has been described as the art heist of the century.
The virtual tour takes in eight trams, spanning some 70 years of design.
The museum houses a huge collection of art and historical items, and has played home for Polish exiles.
The 13th Katyn March of Shadows to honour thousands of Polish POWs and others killed by the Soviet NKVD during World War II will start at 3 pm at the Polish Army Museum and proceed through the streets of central Warsaw.
Thought to be 1,000 years old, the axe will add to the understanding of the history of the Bieszczady region.
Pieces of World War II rifles have been found in the attic of a school in eastern Poland but just why they were left there decades ago remains a mystery.