Home Enter About
★ 5.0

The Museum of Second World War

Gdansk, Poland
5 / 24
The museum opened in March 2017 and immediately won the title of the largest in Poland. The main goal of its creators is to highlight the role of Poland in World War II, as well as to focus on the peculiarities of Polish history. The museum consists of three large blocks, divided into 18 thematic rooms. With the help of modern multimedia equipment, visitors can watch documentary tapes and archive shooting.
Address:Plac Władysława Bartoszewskiego 1, Gdańsk
Phone:+48 58 760 09 60
Hours:monday: Closed tuesday: 10:00–18:00 wednesday: 10:00–18:00 thursday: 10:00–18:00 friday: 10:00–18:00 saturday: 10:00–18:00 sunday: 10:00–18:00


A beautifully designed, modern, emotional journey through WW2. In depth exhibits and clearly marked touring directions. Definitely worth a visit. The.. Read more »

Jesper Lindström

Wow, what a museum. The museum really make history come alive. With smartly laid out path you get an understanding of the different happenings like n.. Read more »

Callie Riemann

Beautifully done museum. An architectural and design experience, but of course also a history museum. They brought WWII to life with a mix of mediums .. Read more »

Aleksa Li

We were not sure how long will it take and I guess if someone is interested in the subject then 5 hours may be just right. Very well prepared and pres.. Read more »

Joerg Seufert

Detailed explanation of the events prior and during world war II. Excellent audio guide - highly recommended. Very immersive exhibition with good comb.. Read more »


A fantastic museum giving an indepth insight into the second world War from the Polish experience of it. The museum is packed full of exhibits well di.. Read more »

Brian Merusi

Wow! Detailed museum that give a fantastic step-by-step view on what led up to WWII, how different factions came together, the impact on Poland and ho.. Read more »

Julian White

An impressive museum which tells the story of the Second World War with considerable clarity. The staff were friendly and the museum was generally ver.. Read more »


Wonderful museum, such immersion. But after we left we still felt there was more to see and read about. I will also praise that the museum showed many.. Read more »

Joe Stuligross

Wonderful museum. Should be seen by all visitors to the city. Museum focuses on the impact on people, not battles or war strategy. Great audio guide. .. Read more »

Krzysztof Bona (ChrisCBon

It's a huge museum with much information to read, watch and experience. We spend easily 3h and we couldn't get thru all informatory descriptions, vide.. Read more »

Mat Oski

The building is an interesting construction in itself. Museum is located three levels underground. Mainly you can expect digital screens, pictures and.. Read more »

Ben Cordery

What an amazing museum. Really impressed with content and the detail that has been put in to the exhibits. A good few hours is needed… The building a.. Read more »

Jean-François Jouan

Great museum. Visit could easily last for 3hours for the main exhibition. This is very insightful, various materials: videos, pictures, miniatures, in.. Read more »

Kacper Kwapisz

Wow. That’s a serious museum. One of the best I’ve been. Insane amount of very interesting information. You can easily lose track of time. I’ve spent .. Read more »

Mayu Suzuki

Such an impressive museum. Very well showcased, so imformative with lots of video footages I have never seen in any of the other museums. It is MASSIV.. Read more »

Tom Holder

A great museum to discover and understand more about Poland's terrible experiences during World War 2. All the materials are provided in Polish and En.. Read more »

Flavio Lazzaretto

Beautiful and modern museum with lots of audiovisual information, which gives a insight also from the Polish point of view. I'd have liked more histo.. Read more »


Informative and modern museum, luckily with arrows to guide you, orientation would otherwise be difficult. I recommend to take at least 3-4 hours of t.. Read more »

Michał Bochenek

Viewing starts with a soft introduction to the state of Europe and broader world, then you get to know the main actors behind the war, and well, after.. Read more »

Kateryna Bilobrova

Lots of interesting information in non-standard and easy to understand format. Really well thought exhibitions. The installations/layouts of Polish st.. Read more »

Kelly Kasepuu

Very detailed museum. Also, it is huge. I mean HUGE. There is a corridor in the middle for resting, but due to the Corona virus, the other resting opt.. Read more »

GT_R Guy

I was a really great experience with a good neutral aspect on all views of the war. On Tuesday it's free access. I highly recommend that you are downl.. Read more »

jeny gonzalez

A must see place. It is the biggest historical museum in Europe. The history is very well presented, a history that affected Europe and the world. It .. Read more »