For many years the Central Museum of Prisoners-of-War has been recognized and awarded as an institution of culture which runs a unique activity on the national and European scale. Both the permanent exhibitions and the temporary ones are highly appreciated and the activities, among others, in the spheres of education, popularization of the multicultural heritage of Opole Region are esteemed. So are research and scientific works published by members of the personnel. Among the authors, there are the following: Prof. Edmund Nowak, Dr. Wojciech Półchłopek, Dr. Małgorzata Klasicka, Dr. Violetta Rezler-Wasielewska, Dr. Renata Kobylarz-Buła and Dr. Piotr Stanek. Recently, the Museum has been awarded a highly prestigious gold medal of “Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis” by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage in recognition of its fifty-year activity. You are welcome to get familiar with the awards and honors which have been received by the Central Museum of Prisoners-of-War.