Events and things to do in Warsaw in June 2019

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Weather in Poland in June

Technically, the spring season lasts until June 21 but June in Poland is considered as a summer month. After all, it’s the time when school summer break starts. Average monthly temperature in June in Poland is 16,7°C / 62°F, and average monthly rainfall level is 69,2 mm (the second highest after July).

June in Poland is a strawberry season! Gardens are in full bloom with countless spring flowers.

Shopping Sundays and trade ban Sundays in Poland in June 2019

In June 2019, there is only one shopping Sunday in Poland: June 30. June 2, 9, 16, 23 are trade ban Sundays. Click here to read our post about the Sunday trade ban in Poland, shopping Sundays, and bank holidays in Poland in 2019.

Events in English in Warsaw in June 2019

  • Every Saturday in June: June 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29

Free traditional Indian yoga class in ENGLISH – “Yoga with Kirti
Location: Łazienki Royal Garden, 10 am – 11 am. The yoga class takes place outdoors in the Park (check out the exact location on the map). In case of very bad weather, the class is canceled (you will find info in the FB event). Facebook event in Polish.

  • Every Saturday and Sunday in June: June 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, and 30 

Guided tour IN ENGLISH – the Wilanów Palace – the history and design of the Palace interiors
Location: Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 12 pm – 1 pm. Online tickets (regular tickets 20 PLN, reduced tickets 15 PLN). Meeting point – a cloakroom in the Palace. More in English. Facebook event in English.

  • June 10-16

Warsaw Improv Festival
Location: Kino Muranów, Gen. Władysława Andersa 5 Street and Resort Komedii, Bielańska 1 (city center). Comedy shows performed by Polish and foreign groups (many shows in English!), workshops, meetings. Detailed agenda in English and tickets. Facebook event in Polish and English.

  • June 21-23

Big Book Festival – an international celebration of reading and writing
Location: 3 locations in Mokotów: Dąbrowskiego 81 Street, corner of Łowicka 21 Street and Dąbrowskiego Street, Dąbrowskiego 51 Street. The festival of books and reading, including events in English. Many special guests from different countries, meetings, workshops, and games. Click here to read more in English. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 23

‘Nature walk in the Wilanów gardens’ – educational walk for children and adults guided IN ENGLISH
Location: Wilanów Palace Garden, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 11 am – 12.30 pm, meeting point at the ticket office (small yellow building). Tickets: 10 PLN (online tickets). In June: ‘In the gardens of King Jan III’. Facebook event in English. Click here to read more in English.

  • June 29

Guided tour IN ENGLISH at The Museum of Modern Art
Location: “Museum on the Vistula” Pavilion, Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 22 Street (on the Vistula bank), 2 pm, tickets 5 PLN. The guided tour in English includes the “Paint, also known as Blood. Women, Affect, and Desire in Contemporary Painting” exhibition. Facebook event in English. More about the exhibition in English.

Fairs, festivals and other events in Warsaw in June 2019

  • Every day in June

Gallery of Steel Figures – the exhibition
Location: the Palace of Culture and Science, pl. Defilad 1, entrance from Marszałkowska Street, 9 am – 8 pm, tickets: regular 35 PLN, reduced 19 PLN, family 2+3 100 PLN, children up to 3 free entrance. Over 80 metal figures inspired by characters from movies and cartoons, sports cars and motorcycles. More in English about the exhibition. Facebook page in Polish.

‘The Fascinating World of Spiders and Scorpions’ – the exhibition
Location: the Palace of Culture and Science, pl. Defilad 1, entrance from Marszałkowska Street, 10 am – 7 pm, tickets: regular 18 PLN, reduced 12 PLN, family 2+2 50 PLN, children up to 4 free entrance. More in English and photos. Facebook event in Polish.

  • Every Saturday and Sunday in June: June 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, and 30

Summer piano recitals in the birthplace of Frederic Chopin in Żelazowa Wola
Location: Chopin Museum, 96-503 Sochaczew, Żelazowa Wola 15 (60 km from Warsaw), 2 concerts each Saturday and Sunday until the end of September: 12 pm and 3 pm. Click here to read our tips in English about visiting the Museum. Detailed agenda in English.

  • Every Saturday in June: June 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29

Farmers’ Market / Targ Rolny Konesera
Location: Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga Koneser Center), Plac Konesera (Praga), 10 am – 4 pm, free entrance. Regional food, vegetables, fruits, preserves, fish, cheese, meat, honey, sweets. Facebook event in Polish.

  • The following Saturdays and Sundays in June: June 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, and 30

Horse Racing at Służewiec Racetrack
Location: Tor Wyścigów Konnych Służewiec, Puławska 266 Street. Website in English.

  • Every Friday and Saturday in June: June 1, 7,8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, and 29

Multimedia Fountain Park Show
Location: Skwer Dywizji 1 (city center). Fountains operate every day from 8.30 am until 10.30 pm. Multimedia show each Friday and Saturday in June at 9.30 pm (fountains, laser, music, and lights). Click here to read our tips in English – how to get there, where to have lunch, where to find a parking spot.

  • Saturdays: June 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29

Outdoor Breakfast Market in Żoliborz / Targ Śniadaniowy in Żoliborz
Location: corner of aleja Wojska Polskiego Street and Śmiała Street (Żoliborz), 9 am – 4 pm. Breakfast Market is a weekend picnic where you can buy local, international, and organic food, and rent a picnic blanket. Facebook event in Polish.

  • Sundays: June 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30

Outdoor Breakfast Market / Targ Śniadaniowy in Mokotów
Location: Skwer Grupy AK “Granat”, corner of Puławska and Woronicza Street (Mokotów), 10 am – 5 pm. Breakfast Market is a weekend picnic where you can buy local, international, and organic food, and rent a picnic blanket. Facebook event in Polish.

  • Every Sunday in June: June 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30

Outdoor piano recitals in Łazienki Garden
Location: Royal Łazienki Garden, Chopin Monument, entrance from Aleje Ujazdowskie Street, free entrance. Each Sunday 2 live concerts: 12 pm and 4 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 1

Children’s Day 
Children’s Day in Poland is celebrated on June 1. Click here to check out our list of FREE Children’s Day events in Warsaw.

Meeting of fans of American motorcycles and cars
Location: Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga Koneser Center), Plac Konesera (Praga), 12 pm – 10 pm, free entrance. Attractions include a parade of motorcycles, an exhibition of custom motorcycles, an exhibition of classic American cars. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 1-2

International Festival of Warsaw
Location: Agrykola Park (close to Royal Łazienki Park, city center), free entrance, 10 am – 10 pm. Attractions include artistic and dance shows, presentation of countries, street fiesta, games for kids, sports and recreation zone, cuisines of the world, sports tournaments, concerts. Facebook event in Polish and English. The agenda in English.

Warsaw Comic Con
Location: Ptak Warsaw Expo in Nadarzyn, Al. Katowicka 62 Street, 05-830 Wolica 114D. The biggest pop-culture festival in Poland: Hollywood stars from the most popular movies and TV series (The Vampire Diaries, Stranger Things,  Sherlock), cosplayers, TV zones, concerts, comic books collections, board games. Website in English. Facebook event in Polish.

Toys Show & Kids Fun Zone
Location: Ptak Warsaw Expo in Nadarzyn, Al. Katowicka 62 Street, 05-830 Wolica 114D. The event is a part of Warsaw Comic Con. Facebook event in Polish.

Warsaw Games Show
Location: Ptak Warsaw Expo in Nadarzyn, Al. Katowicka 62 Street, 05-830 Wolica 114D. PC games, video games, meetings with YouTubers, board games, VR. The event is a part of Warsaw Comic Con. Facebook event in Polish. Website in Polish.

‘A Fair with Tradition’ / Jarmark z tradycją
Location: New Town Market Place / Rynek Nowego Miasta (city center, the area of the old town), free entrance, 11 am – 7 pm. Fair of products from various regions of Poland, food, products of local artists – jewelry, pottery, lace, candles, ceramics, wood carvings, toys, soaps, cosmetics. Facebook event in Polish.

‘Royal Rose’ – the exhibition of cut roses
Location: Łazienki Royal Garden, Nowa Palmiarnia (it’s a newly renovated building in Łazienki, click here to see the location on a map), Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 2

Aquarium and terrarium fair, an exhibition of exotic animals and plants  
Location: Sports Center at Siennicka 40 Street (Praga), 10 am – 4 pm, regular tickets 15 PLN, reduced tickets 10 PLN, children up to 6 free (online tickets). Facebook event in Polish.

Fair of products for dogs and cats
Location: “Babka do wynajęcia”, Młocińska 5/7 Street (close to Arkadia shopping mall), 10 am – 6 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Warsaw Knight’s Tournament
Location: Park Bródnowski (Bródno Park), corner of Kondratowicza and Chodecka Streets, free entrance, 11.30 am – 6 pm. Historical shows, staged battles, brass band – military marches, flag juggling, archery tournament, concerts, dance workshop, games for children. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 6-8

Fair of natural / organic products
Location: Sadyba Best Mall, Powsińska 31 Street (Sadyba/Mokotów), 10 am – 9 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 6-9

European Design Festival
Location: Different locations in Warsaw. Free events include exhibitions, festival opening & garden party, graphic fair, Helvetica film show, afterparty, design breakfasts, Polish Graphic Design Awards. Facebook event in Polish and English. More in English.

  • June 8

Korea Festival
Location: Agrykola Park, Agrykola 1 Street (city center), 12 pm – 7 pm, free entrance. Picnic with Korean culture – concerts, shows, workshops, restaurants. More in Polish.

Ice cream Festival
Location: Plaża Wilanów, the area between Aleja Wilanowska and Klimczaka Streets (Wilanów), 11 am – 6 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

World Oceans Day
Location: Zaruskiego 1 / Czerniakowska Street (Mokotów), 12 pm – 8 pm, free entrance. Attractions include zero waste stands, activities for children, virtual reality stand, live music, first aid workshop for divers, freediving breathing workshop. Facebook event in Polish.

Warsaw Cosplay Walk
Location: meeting point – the fountain at the Saxon Garden (Ogród Saski), finish: Łazienki Park (city center), 12 pm – 3 pm, free entrance. Cosplay (costume play) – participants wear costumes to represent a specific character (anime, cartoons, comic books, manga, live-action films, television series, video games). Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 8-9

Scale Models Festival
Location: Arena Ursynów, Pileckiego 122 Street, Saturday 10 am – 6 pm, Sunday 9 am – 3 pm, free entrance. Attractions include an exhibition of the models, fair, workshops, demonstrations. Facebook event in Polish.

Fair / Targi Rzeczy Wyszukanych
Location: Zoo Market, Solidarności 55 Street, Metro Dworzec Wileński (Praga), 11 am – 6 pm, free entrance. Crafts, jewelry, natural cosmetics, ceramics, glass, embroidered tablecloths, vinyl records, graphics, paintings. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 9

Free concert of students (children and adults) of Music Hub Academy
Location: a concert hall of Akademeia High School, Ledóchowskiej 2 Street (Wilanów), 1 pm – 7.30 pm, free entrance. 1 pm – children, 3.30 pm – children, 6.30 – teenagers and children. Facebook event in Polish and English.

Ice cream Festival
Location: Iskra Club at Pole Mokotowskie, Wawelska 5 Street (Mokotów), 12 pm – 7 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Family Festival (Festiwal Rodziny) – a family picnic
Location: Legia Warszawa City Stadium, Łazienkowska 3 Street, 10 am – 3 pm, free entrance. Attractions include games and workshops for children, concerts, playground. Facebook event in Polish. More in Polish about the Festival.

Railway Modeling Fair (Giełda Modelarska)
Location: Warsaw Railway Museum (Stacja Muzeum), Towarowa 3 Street (Wola), 10 am – 2 pm (the Museum is open 10 am – 6 pm). A chance to buy model railways and trains and meet railway modeling enthusiasts. During the event reduced tickets for every one (6 PLN, children up to 7 free entrance). Facebook event in Polish.

‘Animalove’ – fair of products for pets
Location: Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga Koneser Center), Plac Konesera (Praga), 10 am – 6 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 9 – July 6

29th Mozart Festival in Warsaw
Performances and concerts will take place in the Royal Castle,  Warsaw Chamber Opera, the Wilanów Palace. Detailed agenda in Polish. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 10-16

Warsaw Improv Festival
Location: Kino Muranów, Gen. Władysława Andersa 5 Street and Resort Komedii, Bielańska 1 (city center). Comedy shows performed by Polish and foreign groups (many shows in English!), workshops, meetings. Detailed agenda in English and tickets. Facebook event in Polish and English.

  • June 13-15

‘Hello Fashion’ – fair of Polish designers
Location: Wola Park shopping center, Górczewska 124 Street (Wola), free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 14-15

Co Jest Grane” Festival of Polish alternative and pop music, art, theater, and culture
Location: Centre for Contemporary Art – Ujazdowski Castle and green area around the castle, Jazdów 2 Street (city center, between Park Ujazdowski and Łazienki Garden), 3 pm – 8 pm, online tickets (children up to 12 years old 1 PLN tickets). Facebook event in Polish. Detailed agenda in Polish.

  • June 14-16

Rosalia – the festival of roses
Location: Botanical Garden in Powsin, Prawdziwka 2 Street (south of Warsaw, between Wilanów and Konstancin), 10 am – 6 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 15

Matsuri – Picnic with Japanese Culture
Location: Służew Cultural Center (Służewski Dom Kultury), Bacha 15 Street (Mokotów), free entrance, 11.30 am – 7 pm. Facebook event in Polish. More in English.

Sales of used books and records
Location: Ząbkowska 9A Street (Praga), free entrance, 12 pm – 6 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 16

International Yoga Day
Location: Łazienki Park (city center), entrance from Myśliwiecka Street, 10 am – 6 pm, free entrance. Attractions include yoga classes, dance shows, concerts, street food, games for children. Facebook event in Polish.

“Wege Festiwal” – fair of vegan and vegetarian food
Location: Agrykola Park (close to Royal Łazienki Park, city center), free entrance, 11 am – 7 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Farmers’ Market / Healthy Food Fair in Ursynów
Location: a parking lot next to Ursynów District Office, Imielin metro station, al. KEN 61 Street (Ursynów), 9 am – 2 pm, free entrance. Regional food, vegetables, fruits, fish, dairy and meat products, honey, juices, organic food. Facebook event in Polish.

“Grand Bazar” – Fashion Fair
Location: ‘Elektrownia Powiśle’, Elektryczna 2 Street (Powiśle), free entrance, 11 am – 7 pm. Fashion, accessories, jewelry, cosmetics, home accessories, plants. Facebook event in Polish.

“Vintage Bazar” – Fashion Fair
Location: ‘Elektrownia Powiśle’, Elektryczna 2 Street (Powiśle), free entrance, 11 am – 7 pm. Facebook event in Polish. The event is a part of “Grand Bazar” Fair.

Och! Bazar” – Polish fashion fair
Location: “Babka do wynajęcia“, Młocińska 5/7 Street (close to Arkadia shopping mall), 11 am – 6 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish and English.

  • June 19 – October 31

Reconstructions of children’s clothing from the 17th to the 19th centuries – the exhibition at Wilanów Palace Museum
Location: Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street. The exhibition is the result of the competition “Children’s clothing from the 17th to the 19th century”, in which young students and graduates of tailoring schools and tailoring enthusiasts were preparing the reconstruction of historical costumes for children. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 21-23

Big Book Festival – an international celebration of reading and writing
Location: 3 locations in Mokotów: Dąbrowskiego 81 Street, corner of Łowicka 21 Street and Dąbrowskiego Street, Dąbrowskiego 51 Street. The festival of books and reading, including events in English. Many special guests from different countries, meetings, workshops, and games. Click here to read more in English. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 22

Japanese weekend at the Outdoor Breakfast Market in Żoliborz / Targ Śniadaniowy in Żoliborz
Location: corner of aleja Wojska Polskiego Street and Śmiała Street (Żoliborz), 9 am – 4 pm. Attractions include origami, manga, and calligraphy workshops, shows, concerts, Japanese food. Breakfast Market is a weekend picnic where you can buy local, international, and organic food, and rent a picnic blanket. Facebook event in Polish.

Wianki nad Wisłą Event (Wreaths)
Location: the area next to Multimedia Fountain Park, Skwer Dywizji 1 (city center, Podzamcze), 12 pm, free entrance. One of the biggest free outdoor events in Warsaw – family picnic with many attractions and evening concerts. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 22-23

Food truck festival – Żarcie na Kółkach
Location: PGE National Stadium, Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street (Praga), free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 23

Japanese weekend at the Outdoor Breakfast Market in Mokotów / Targ Śniadaniowy in Mokotów
Location: Skwer Grupy AK “Granat”, corner of Puławska and Woronicza Street (Mokotów), 10 am – 5 pm. Attractions include origami, manga, and calligraphy workshops, shows, concerts, Japanese food. Breakfast Market is a weekend picnic where you can buy local, international, and organic food, and rent a picnic blanket. Facebook event in Polish.

Art Fair (Targowisko Sztuki)
Location: Arkady Kubickiego (Kubicki Arcades) at the Warsaw Royal Castle, entrance from Grodzka Street. 11 am – 4 pm, free entrance. A chance to admire or buy artworks of students and graduates of the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts and visit the Kubicki Arcades. Facebook event in Polish and English.

  • June 28-30

‘Slow Market’ – multicultural street food 
Location: the Vistula Boulevard, the area next to Most (bridge) Świętokrzyski, free entrance, Friday 6 pm – 2 am, Saturday 12 pm – 2 am, Sunday 12 pm – 10 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 28 – July 7

International Street Art Festival (Międzynarodowy Festiwal Sztuka Ulicy)
Different locations in Warsaw (eg. New Town Market, Centrum Praskie Koneser, Szczęśliwicki Park). Facebook event in Polish. More in English.

  • June 28

Live piano concert enhanced with visualizations on the planetarium dome
Location: Planetarium in Copernicus Science Center, Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 20 Street (Powiśle), 7 pm (45 min), dedicated to audience aged 12+, online tickets. Click here to read our tips on visiting the Planetarium with children. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 29

Guided tour IN ENGLISH at The Museum of Modern Art
Location: “Museum on the Vistula” Pavilion, Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 22 Street (on the Vistula bank), 2 pm, tickets 5 PLN. The guided tour in English includes the “Paint, also known as Blood. Women, Affect, and Desire in Contemporary Painting” exhibition. Facebook event in English. More about the exhibition in English.

  • June 29-30

The Festival of Roses (Festiwal Róż)
Location: Botanical Garden of the Warsaw University, Aleje Ujazdowskie 4 (city center, the park next to the Łazienki Royal Garden), 10 am – 5 pm, regular tickets 12 PLN, reduced tickets 6 PLN. Facebook event in Polish. Click here to read the feature story why the Garden is a fantastic outdoor destination for families.

Sales of used books – part of ‘Open Ząbkowska’ / Otwarta Ząbkowska Festival
Location: Ząbkowska Street (Praga), Ząbkowska Street will be closed for car traffic, free entrance, 12 pm – 6 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 30

Farmers’ Market / Healthy Food Fair in Ursynów
Location: a parking lot next to Ursynów District Office, Imielin metro station, al. KEN 61 Street (Ursynów), 9 am – 2 pm, free entrance. Regional food, vegetables, fruits, fish, dairy and meat products, honey, juices, organic food. Facebook event in Polish.

Festival of Asian Street Food
Location: Iskra Club at Pole Mokotowskie, Wawelska 5 Street (Mokotów), 12 pm – 7 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

  • June 30 – July 28

The Music Gardens Festival (Festiwal Ogrody Muzyczne)
Location: the Royal Castle courtyard (a huge air-conditioned tent decorated with flowers). Concerts and screenings – featuring classical music, ballet, and opera. Detailed agenda in Polish. More in English.

Events at international schools and preschools in Warsaw in June 2019

  • June 1

International Children’s Day family picnic
Location: The English Playhouse, Syta 78 Street (Wilanów-Zawady), 10 am – 1 pm, free entrance. Attractions include Little pony ride, making ceramics totems, fitness and sports for children and parents, Lego robotics and fund with bricks, Indian village and folk music corner, healthy food corner, wooden jewellery workshop and dream-catchers manufacture, face painting, charity corner for Smile Warsaw. More in English. Facebook event in English.

  • June 10-14

Nord Anglia Steam Festival
The British School Warsaw will host the first Nord Anglia Steam Festival on behalf of the Europe & Middle East. The theme of the festival is “Preparing Pioneers of Tomorrow” and will welcome over 150 students from 12 NAE schools. Click here to read more in English.

Holidays, observances & celebrations in Poland in June 2019

  • June 1

Children’s Day 
Kids receive gifts. Schools and kindergartens host special events for kids – picnics, concerts, games, sports competitions, etc. There are many events for children organized all over Poland by the city authorities, institutions, theaters, restaurants.

  • June 9

Whit Sunday / Pentecost / Zielone Świątki
Bank holiday in Poland (always on Sunday anyway). The Day of Descent of the Holy Spirit – Zielone Świątki (Green Holidays). In Poland, some people decorate their homes with branches with green leaves.

  • June 19

End of the School Year in Polish schools
The last day of the school year is celebrated with speeches, concerts, shows. Teachers usually get flowers. Parents of younger kids usually take a day or a few hours off to participate in the ceremonies. In 2019, the school year will resume on September 2.

  • June 20

Corpus Christi / Boże Ciało
Bank holiday in Poland. Stores, malls, shopping centers are closed. Only some smaller local convenience stores can be open and stores at gas stations. The Catholic church organizes in each parish huge outdoor procession (in many places in Poland traffic is stopped during the processions). The procession stops at four altars temporary built on the streets. Girls dressed in white scatter flower petals. The altars are decorated with birch-tree twigs which can be later taken home and are kept the whole year to protect a family.

  • June 23

St. John’s Night / Wreaths (Noc Świętojańska / Wianki)
The holiday has a pagan background (a pagan name is Sobótka meaning fire). Nowadays, it is mostly the opportunity to celebrate midsummer with various festivities, including concerts, singing songs, bonfire jumping. Women wear wildflower wreaths that later are thrown into river or pond.

Father’s Day
It’s not as loudly celebrated as Mother’s Day, however, each mother makes sure that children at least hug their father;)

Things to do in Warsaw on June 20, 2019

  • Thursday, June 20, 2019 – a public holiday in Poland (Corpus Christi / Boże Ciało)

A bank/public holiday in Poland. Stores, malls, shopping centers, public institutions are CLOSED. You can always do basic shopping at major gas stations (which are open 24/7). Some smaller local convenience stores can be open (eg. Żabka).

The Catholic church organizes in each parish huge outdoor procession. The procession stops at four altars temporary built on the streets. Girls dressed in white scatter flower petals. The altars are decorated with birch-tree twigs which can be later taken home and are kept the whole year to protect a family.

In many places in Warsaw, traffic will be stopped during the processions (they are usually finished until 1 pm). The main event in Warsaw starts at 10 am at St. John’s Basilica (the old town, Świętojańska 8 Street), the main procession will go to the Castle Square, Krakowskie Przedmieście Street, Królewska Street, and finish at Square / Plac Piłsudskiego.

Things to do in Warsaw on June 20, museums, exhibitions, and galleries in Warsaw open on June 20, 2019:

University of Warsaw Botanic Garden
Location: Aleje Ujazdowskie 4 (city center, next to the Łazienki garden), 10 am – 8 pm, regular tickets 12 PLN, reduced tickets 6 PLN, children up to 6 free entrance. Click here to read why it’s worth visiting the Garden with children, and here to read our tips in English.

Botanical Garden in Powsin
Location: Prawdziwka 2 Street, 02-973 Powsin. Opening hours: 9 am – 8 pm (the greenhouse is open 10 am – 6 pm). Regular ticket 12 PLN, reduced ticket 8 PLN, family ticket (2+2) 30 PLN. Click here to read our tips in English on visiting the Garden.

Warsaw Zoo
Location: Ratuszowa 1/3 Street (Praga), 9 am – 7 pm. Click here to read tips in English about visiting the Warsaw Zoo. The Zoo is open every day, including all public holidays!

Gallery of Steel Figures – the exhibition
Location: the Palace of Culture and Science, pl. Defilad 1, entrance from Marszałkowska Street, 9 am – 8 pm, tickets: regular 35 PLN, reduced 19 PLN, family 2+3 100 PLN, children up to 3 free entrance. Over 80 metal figures inspired by characters from movies and cartoons, sports cars and motorcycles. More in English about the exhibition. Facebook page in Polish.

‘The Fascinating World of Spiders and Scorpions’ – the exhibition
Location: the Palace of Culture and Science, pl. Defilad 1, entrance from Marszałkowska Street, 10 am – 7 pm, tickets: regular 18 PLN, reduced 12 PLN, family 2+2 50 PLN, children up to 4 free entrance. More in English and photos. Facebook event in Polish.

The Museum of Modern Art
Location: “Museum on the Vistula” Pavilion, Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 22 Street (Powiśle, on the Vistula bank), 12 pm – 8 pm. Click here to read more in English about the Museum.

Zachęta National Gallery of Art
Location: Plac Małachowskiego 3 (city center), 12 pm – 8 pm. Click here to read more in English about the Gallery.

Ujazdowski Castle – Centre for Contemporary Art
Location: Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art (Zamek Ujazdowski, Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej), Jazdów 2 Street (the castle close to Agrykola Park and Łazienki Park), free entrance, 12 pm – 8 pm. The Gallery includes the exhibition dedicated to children (“Touch the Art”) who are able to enter the artworks, touch paintings made from soft foam or move the exhibits around. More in English.

Copernicus Science Center
Location: Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 20 Street (Powiśle), 9 am – 7 pm. The Copernicus is very popular – buy tickets online to make sure you will enter! Click here to read our tips in English about visiting the Copernicus (where to have lunch, parking lots, etc.).

Planetarium of the Copernicus Science Center
Location: Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 20 Street (Powiśle), 10 am – 8.30 pm. Click here to read our tips in English about visiting the Copernicus (where to have lunch, parking lots, etc.).

Dollhouse Museum
Location: Plac Defilad 1 (the Palace of Culture and Science). 9 am – 7 pm. Click here to read our tips in English about visiting the Museum.

Birthplace of Frederic Chopin in Żelazowa Wola (museum and park)
Location: 96-503 Sochaczew, Żelazowa Wola 15 (60 km from Warsaw), 9 am – 7 pm. Click here to read our tips in English about visiting the Museum.

Viewing Platform on the 30th floor of the Palace of Culture and Science
Location: Palace of Culture and Science, entrance from Marszałkowska Street, 10 am – 8 pm. Click here to read our tips in English about visiting the Platform.

Swimming at Warszawianka swimming pool
Location: Warszawianka swimming pool, Merliniego 4 Street (Mokotów). Opening hours: 6.30 am – 10 pm. Website in English.

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