European Solidarity Centre, Gdansk

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Celebrating the bravery of the Polish solidarity movement, European Solidarity Centre includes exhibition halls, a theater, and impressive architecture. Reopened in 2014, the attraction's building is as much a reason to visit as the engaging exhibits. Designed to resemble a ship's hull, the structure pays tribute to its location in the shipyards. Inside the "ship's hull," historical exhibits tell the story of Poland's fight against Russia through videos, audio recordings, and documents accompanied by visuals and interactive displays. Visit the attraction's website for a calendar of upcoming events and to purchase tickets in advance. To visit European Solidarity Centre and get the most from your holiday in Gdansk, create itinerary details personal to you using our Gdansk itinerary planner.
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  • August 19, 2017
    You just need to see you yourself experience, to feel for a moment the spirit of that terrible time. Place completely beautiful and valuable. I'm proud that there are such places in Poland. A big thank you to the creators. A great exhibition. The Interior impresses. Congratulations.
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  • August 19, 2017
    An essential visit to not forget the misdeeds of the hateful Communist dictatorship. Allow 2 to 3 hours to visit both the documentary resource is rich.
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  • August 18, 2017
    it was a surprise, for real. I didn't expected such a museum: interactive, detailed and complete. If you go to Gdansk this museum is definetely worth the visit.  more »

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