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European Solidarity Centre

pl. Solidarnosci 1, Gdansk 80-863, Poland
+48 58 772 41 12
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Its a must if you are staying in Gdansk, I would do your research and book your tickets on the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Essential part of a stay in Gdansk.

Museum is only a few minutes walk from the station and can be accessed by tram. The monument to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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We believe that the experience of the Polish road to freedom gives us civic energy even today and that the heritage of Solidarnosc (Solidarity) is still a source of invigorating ideas for Europe
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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pl. Solidarnosci 1, Gdansk 80-863, Poland
+48 58 772 41 12
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Reviewed yesterday

Its a must if you are staying in Gdansk, I would do your research and book your tickets on the internet before arriving. Well worth a visit.

Thank Ben1955
Reviewed 3 days ago

Museum is only a few minutes walk from the station and can be accessed by tram. The monument to Solidarity is on the grounds. An Audioguide is free upon paying admission but I didn't use it as I didn't feel it needed or kept forgetting...More

Thank LargeWestMids
Reviewed 4 days ago

I found this museum ("centre") very interesting. It was informative and moving and very interesting to visit. I think it lacked a context of events for prior to 1980...but all in all worth a visit.

Thank Shawn K
Reviewed 6 days ago

The European Solidarity Centre walks you through the geopolitically vital period in Polish history with detail, compassion and a real passion for the history that they wish to share. We spent 4 hours in there, we could have spent 6 or 7 hours there, both...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an astonishingly good piece of modern architecture, especially if you like a rusty finish! Although primarily a library and archive, it is very well worth a visit to admire the building and to learn about the history of Solidarnosc (the Solidarity trade union...More

Thank EHibbert
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited in June 2017. This is a MUST visit if visiting Gdansk. A well laid out and informative museum . Allow at least 2 to 3 hours to visit. An amazing insight into the fall of Communism throughout the eastern block. Essentially what started in...More

Thank WelshLorna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting, used the audio guide. Great museum, really informative. Its also good that they have a free cloakroom

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You'll spend about 3 hours doing this but it's worth it it's very interesting even though I wasn't that intested in going to start with

Thank lilyrose7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A 10 minute walk from the centre of Gdansk gets you to this triumph of architecture. Interactive guide and headphones included in the price and you can see the various rooms at your own pace. Really educational and well done.

Thank brotherwhitters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love museums and despite only being in Poland 2 days was keen to visit. I left very rapidly as it just couldn’t capture any of my interest which is very rare! Also I found staff unhelpful - I bought a ticket then when trying...More

1  Thank Jennifer W
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4 August 2017|
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Response from Traveller_UK12 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy them at the Center no problem
3 July 2017|
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Response from RonTSmithers_B_C_ | Reviewed this property |
Definitely. It is important for a teenager to know this history.
11 May 2017|
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Response from ralf_randale | Reviewed this property |
There are also big mesh boxes for large luggage
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