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European Solidarity Centre

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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
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Pl. Solidarnosci 1, Gdansk 80-863, Poland
+48 58 772 41 12
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent museum, informative, clear and concise. We spent at least 4 hours wandering through. It is all put together really well and there is a lovely cafe to visit when you have done

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 766betty
Reviewed 4 days ago

Needs to be seen to understand more about Gdansk. Takes about two hours at least. History of Solidarity is impportant for understanding Gdansk.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Shirley H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Its "Solidarność" in every manifestation of it. Garden at hall like oasis before and after exhibitions Visual, audio, for touch - here applied everithing. BUT - I DIDN'T FIND UKRAINIAN language in audio guide. Need ukrainian too :) please, translate exhibitions for us In general...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Adventurer380498
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dropped in after a superb self guided tour of the shipyards. You must do the tour..the signs and information boards are spot on and it is well worth visiting. Anyway, we were very cold and wanted some warmth. The museum building is very impressive...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank richardtB7069TQ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum was really inspiring and thought provoking detailing the struggle of Polish workers battling against the forces of communism and part of the catalyst to the breaking down of the “Iron curtain.”

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Slaterio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a very well constructed experience and very informative too. Make sure you do the WWII museum first and this takes you seamlessly to present day...

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ngmenzies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very interesting museum and a must if visiting Gdansk. We spent at least 2 1/2 hours wandering through the rooms with the aid of a head set informing us but also plenty of info to read along the way. Not suitable for very young...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tillytortoise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very detailed, the museum is beautiful and really goes in depth about the strike and everything that followed. But... It was so much information (to read, look at and listen to) that my brain stopped working after an hour or 2. If you want to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Eva P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum itself is very interesting, there's a few interactive exhibits which are great. Lots to read, we were there for 2 hours and didn't manage to read half of the stuff there... would recommend 3-4 hours to get the whole experience! Audio guides don't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank heyimmaegen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is one of the most important places in Poland’s modern history. An absolute must see in Gdańsk!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from holidays4me_9 | Reviewed this property |
Hello I would say 10-15 minutes
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Response from Viaje3000 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets there. It was not very crowded when I went contrary to other museums.