Basic information


Polish Academy of Sciences

Address: Palace of Culture and Science, Plac Defilad 1, 00-110 Warszawa
Phone: (+48 22) 656 66 37
E-mail: muzewol@paleo.pan.p

Opening times

Tuesday – Saturday:   8.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.
Sunday:  9.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.

On other days and public holidays, the Museum is closed.

Last visitors can enter the Museum 30 minutes before closing.

Museum of Evolution is not adapted for people with disabilities – we are sorry for the inconvenience.

Guide dogs and assistance dogs are allowed to enter the museum.


Ticket prices

Adults – 20 PLN
Children & Students (ISIC) – 10 PLN

Warsaw Pass

International Student Identity Card (ISIC)



All information boards accompanying the exhibits are in Polish only.

Museum News


Protoceratops are hatching at the Museum of Evolution  IP PAS!

On December 6, a new exhibition was unveiled at the Museum of Evolution of the Institute of Paleobiology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw showing a restoration of a protoceratops nest…

Science News


Deep-water fauna from the Eocene flysch from Buje (Croatia)

They are composed chiefly of chemosymbiotic lucinid and thyasirid bivalves.


Zalambdalestes lechei, a Late Cretaceous mammal from Mongolia

An international team analysed functional morphology of the neck and paleoecology of the Late Cretaceous eutherian mammal Zalambdalestes lechei from Mongolia.


A new species of mixosaur from China

Mixosaurs were a group of ichthyosaurs from the Middle Triassic.


Untangling deep-sea corals systematics

The paper documents another stage in elucidating the phylogenetic relationships among traditionally understood Caryophylliidae…


Saurodesmus robertsoni – the oldest Scottish cynodont

184 years ago, a small bone was discovered in the Triassic of Scotland…


Caries in Pliocene rodents

At the site of Węże 2 near Działoszyn in Łódź Voivodeship numerous remains of mammals and other vertebrates dating from the Pliocene (over 2.5 million years ago) were found.


Extreme neck elongation in Triassic tanystrophes

Triassic Tanystropheus was characterised by the most elongate vertebrae among the known animals


The humeral bones of today’s and fossil turtles were compared

Turtles are characterized by an unusual anatomy of the locomotor apparatus linked with the development of their shell


Ajkaceratops was not a ceratopsian

Ajkaceratops kozmai from the Upper Cretaceous of Hungary was considered the most significant piece of evidence for the presence of Ceratopsia (horned dinosaurs) outside of Asia and North America.