The Museum of Second World War

Gdansk, Poland
4.5 / 10
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.
The Museum of Second World War
The Museum of Second World War
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


Fantastic museum, very well laid out. I would definitely recommend paying the extra 5 zloty for the audio guide. We spent over 4 hours in there and could of spent even longer but had to leave as it was about to close. It was fascinating to see the wa.. Read more »


Impressive museum as a building, very nice presented exhibitions with well decorated rooms and lighting and excellent presentation overall. The collection of concentration camps experiences was most interested, remarkable and touching in my opinion. .. Read more »


Probably the best museum in Poland after Auschwitz. Well planned and thoughtfully laid out, highly recommend the audio tour as a way to spend a few hours in the morning. The building itself is really cool so there is plenty to look at and take i.. Read more »


Brilliant museum & quite moving. I would say that the pacing seemed a little off. It starts for the first half hour at a decent pace with a reasonable level of depth. Around an hour in however & suddenly there is a huge amount of detail. We were her.. Read more »


Fantastic museum, although the theme is obviously very saddening. The building is modern, clean and spacious. Staff were helpful. There is so much information that we spent three hours here even without going through everything. The audio guide was c.. Read more »


Better than history class. Well done exhibition. Interesting presentation. I wish the last presentation before exit would be changed a bit. But the rest is definitely gods quality. Definitely must see place when visiting Gdansk.


On one hand the museum is super-big, informative, with rich exposition. On another hand, you can see that current Polish government took their time to adjust the historical reviews of some events under their perspective. I'm not a conspiracy theorist.. Read more »


Not to be missed when in Gdansk! This is by far the best WWII museum I've ever been to. Housed in an incredible contemporary building, with all the new technologies and valuable exhibitions to feel the terror of the war. The whole experience melted m.. Read more »


It is a nice museum but I would appreciated more exhibits. There is an M4 Sherman and T-34 on display but I honestly wanted to see more weapons and artifacts from the war. Too much space focusing on politics and the holocaust. The holocaust was .. Read more »


Great place to dive into the history of World War 2. The museum is really big, make sure you have enough time to see it all, 2 or 3 hours at least. The expositions are modern and interesting, not boring at all. They have free small exposition on the .. Read more »


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