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Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej)

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Great museum offering an in depth experience of the War with a visit lasting around 2-3 hours it... read more

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John K
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Gayton, United Kingdom
Westerplatte - The Beginning of World War II

Out door museum worth the visit to see the sight that began World War II and the memorials to those... read more

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Reviewed today

Great museum offering an in depth experience of the War with a visit lasting around 2-3 hours it was good value

Thank John K
Reviewed yesterday

Out door museum worth the visit to see the sight that began World War II and the memorials to those fallen at the time of invasion by the Germans. A great historical park to those who died and our hope and prayers that this will...More

Thank Burtdol
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really good museum. Very well made and massive facilities. Audio guide a must and prices very reasonable. As it's linear you do need three hours if reading all. Harrowing in many parts and highlights how much Poland was affected.

Thank Jonner1970
Reviewed yesterday

Another very well-done WWII museum, with good exhibits and some not seen anywhere else. Problem with these museums is they tend to overdo everything. After two hours I was tired and exhausted and ready to go. Hard to maintain interest after so many exhibits. But...More

Thank Teachrman
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

New vast WW II museum with thematic more than chronological exhibitions: ideology, terror, technological advances, spying, the Holocaust, post-war, etc. There are videos, mementos, photos, and numerous signs in Polish and English. Emphasis on Poland and East European theater. A spectacular presentation that needs at...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 2 days ago

I find it hard to believe that this museum has been attacked for not being patriotic enough. It started well, giving an overview of Poland's position at the beginning of the war, and a summary of the situation in Germany and Russia and the Molotov–Ribbentrop...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a huge beautiful museum in the heart of Gdansk. It was recommended to us by a local guide. We normally just buzz through museums in a little time but this museum had so much to see we were there for 2 hours and...More

Thank Adrienne W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very much enjoyed the visit. Not expensive, worth every zloty. The main exhibit builds your experience from how the war developed to post war issues. You have an expansive collection of artifacts to view. Pictures, notes, clothing, personal belongings, military gear. I most enjoyed the...More

Thank Shawn M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You need to spend the day here truly amazing can be very upsetting at times excellent exhibits very well laid out thought provoking experience

Thank KerryDirector
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum is a must see in Gedansk. The history and what people of Poland did go through is beyond belief.

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mum2twingrls
7 May 2018|
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Response from WinnieBertie | Reviewed this property |
They give free tickets out on a Tuesdsy while you are there but you can queue fir hours. It is only 80 pl to go in not worth queuing go another day about 10 30 am
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Greg S
28 February 2018|
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Response from Carl E | Reviewed this property |
As travelingjohn123 says, but I would advise buying your tickets on line beforehand to make sure you can get into the museum, they only have a few for sale, on a turn up on the day basis.overall this is a must visit
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maria k
30 May 2017|
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Response from Tim H | Reviewed this property |
The cost of tickets is about 23 zlotys which is about £5. Easy to get to from Gdynia by train and return ticket will be about 12 zlotys per person so again very cheap and trains are plentiful. The walk from the Central train... More
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