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Reduced ticket - 16 PLN
Family ticket - 55 zł
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Museum of the Second World War
pl. Bartoszewskiego 1 , 80-862 Gdańsk
phone. +48 58 760 09 60
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Wyjątkowym piknikiem rodzinnym Muzeum II Wojny Światowej w Gdańsku uhonorowało pamięć polskich sportowców, którzy zginęli w czasie II wojny światowej. 7 września 2019 roku na stadionie przy ulicy Traugutta zorganizowaliśmy wydarzenie - „Mecz, który się nie odbył”.
Geneva is yet another city, where the visitors can see an exhibition displayed within the international project “Fight and Suffering” carried out by the Museum of the Second World War in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland.
2019-09-18 | Exhibition
The Museum of the Second World War is a producer of a special short film commemorating the outbreak of the war anniversary. It is intended to warn future generations about the calamities of the war. The film is to feature not only witnesses of historical events, but also representatives of the post-war generation, including the President of the Republic of Poland.
On September 1st at the cinema of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, a meeting with Roger Moorhouse was held. Among other topics, the British historian spoke about his latest book, “First to Fight: The Polish War 1939”. The writer and publicist was interviewed by Grzegorz Berendt PhD, Deputy Director of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk.
Celebrations to commemorate the outbreak of World War II were concluded with a moving musical performance entitled “This Is How the War Began”.It presented wartime poems, songs composed specifically for this occasion, as well as new arrangements of contemporary songs. The event hosted the stars of Polish music - Bovska, Krzysztof Cugowski, Piotr Cugowski, Grzegorz Hyży, Ralph Kamiński, Dawid Kwiatkowski, Michał Kowalonek, Margaret, Natalia Nykiel, O.S.T.R, Janusz Radek, The Dumplings, Warszawska Orkiestra Sentymentalna and Tomasz Szymuś Orkiestra.
On the 80th anniversary of the signing of Molotov and Ribbentrop signing a Pact of aggression against the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Museum along with the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity Institute organised a two-day international scientific conference.

Latest News Westerplatte

On 1 September 2019, immediately after concluding the celebration at the monument to the Defenders of the Coast in Gdańsk, an official foundation stone laying ceremony for the Museum of Westerplatte and the War of 1939 and opening of a special exhibition was held at the Westerplatte Power Plant building.
It is our great pleasure to inform you that on the 30th of July 2019, Ms Danuta Sikora, Director of the Regional Branch of the Military Property Agency in Gdynia, officially vested the keys to the historic building of the Power Plant in Westerplatte in Director Karol Nawrocki.
On a ceremonial cruise, we started the functioning of the "Museum on Water", which is a project whose aim is to create a comprehensive and coherent story about the Second World War, including the area of the battlefield on Westerplatte.