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Museum of Soap and History of Dirt

Dluga 13-17, Bydgoszcz 85-034, Poland
+48 52 515 70 15
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Amazing unexpected fun

Went with a group, we weren't sure what to expect. Staff were amazing, we really enjoyed it!! Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Graeme D
via mobile
Informative and enjoyable

You start your excursion by an introduction and a workshop of making your own soap. After that, you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ilzė P
via mobile
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Do you know who was the dirtiest king in a human history? When the first soap was produced? What is soap made of? All of that and much more you will get know in Museum of Soap and History of Dirt. We are pleased to invite you to one of the most interesting places in Bydgoszcz and one of the most unique museum in the world. Visit to the museum starts with washing hands in old - fashioned way and soap workshops during which you will be accompanied and instructed by our soap assistants. Meanwhile your soap will get dry, you will have oportunity to learn some information about history of dirt and get know all soapy secrets... We are certified as "The Best Tourism Product 2017" by the Polish Tourist Organization.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Dluga 13-17, Bydgoszcz 85-034, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a group, we weren't sure what to expect. Staff were amazing, we really enjoyed it!! Very professional staff in such a small venue, well worth the visit

Thank Graeme D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You start your excursion by an introduction and a workshop of making your own soap. After that, you get a tour around the museum and can learn a lot of interesting information about the history of dirt and soap. A great place to visit for...More

Thank Ilzė P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came first to visit and then returned for the only english tour . Los of fun facts about habits of cleanliness over the centuries and more recently in Poland. Fun and interesting

Thank Marilyn B
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

On a recent trip to see our friend in Poland she said she had arranged a trip to this museum, to which I was sceptical but was actually really impressed. We had an English tour with a guide who was both funny and informative. You...More

Thank wayne h
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

I took a tour today and the entrance iş 15 zlt.. The guide was really Good, he told me a lot of ınteresting facts about soaps, baths etc..at the begining you make your own soap which is also an ınteresting experience

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

I was quite reluctant to go there as the subject didn't seem very interesting, but I enjoyed the visit a lot. The guide was very passionate and told several interesting stories. Visits in English and other languages available as well. The entry ticket includes a...More

1  Thank JonDoe04134
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Everybody speaks good English. First you go make your own soap which is then waiting for you packaged at the end of the tour. Tour is lovely, they interactively take you through history of soap and washing/hygene. It is really interesting! The guide speaks great...More

Thank Maruša K
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

You can’t skip this place if you’re in Bydgoszcz! An amazing experience - you can learn some historical facts about people’s hygiene and prepare your own soap! Definitely worth a visit. Tour takes about one hour and there are hours of tours specified - available...More

Thank gregdzi
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

My husband isn’t particularly interested in museums, but Bydgoszcz had a few, so I thought this one may be more light hearted! It was easy to find & looked just like a little shop! Once inside, we were introduced to the history of soap &...More

Thank kazb123
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The soap museum was the highlight of a day exploring Bydgoszcz, although it sounded like a silly idea at first. The museum is small and you must visit with a guide (included in the 15 zł / £3 ticket price) but the tour is perfectly...More

Thank EuroNomad91
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