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Until December 27 the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk (main exhibition, temporary exhibitions, library) will be closed to visitors.

The underground parking is closed until further notice due to DRIVE THRU COVID-19 point operating.

For Information on ongoing ticket sale in the ticket offices and sightseeing options please call: 58 760 09 60.

Ticket prices

Normal ticket - 23 zł
Reduced ticket - 16 PLN
Family ticket - 55 zł
Temporary exhibition - 5 PLN
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Opening hours

Monday - closed
Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 6pm
Ticket office:
Tuesday - Sunday 9:30am - 5pm


Museum of the Second World War
pl. Bartoszewskiego 1 , 80-862 Gdańsk
phone. +48 58 760 09 60
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Today we celebrate the International Volunteer Day! We wish to thank all those who generously devote their free time to support us in carrying out museum tasks and projects. Your help is invaluable!
We are excited to announce that Digital Westerplatte project, designed by Chronospace IT company for the Museum of the Second World War in Gdansk, has received a distinction in the "Startup - The Best Technological Solution" category in the "Innovation Eagle" contest by Rzeczpospolita daily. The IT company Chronospace,  together with the scientific team of M2WŚ carried out a project that merges 3D virtual and augmented reality technologies for digitally recreated historical scenes and places.
According to the agreement concluded between the Museum of the Second World War in Gdansk and the Governor of Pomerania, the museum has provided four rooms for free use, located in the museum's hotel annex, to meet the needs of medical staff working in the area of the Pomeranian Voivodeship. Fully equipped rooms with sanitary facilities and access to a separate and equipped kitchen were made available to the medical staff starting from November 3 this year.
The Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk (main exhibition, temporary exhibitions, library) will be closed for guests until 29 November 2020. The decision to temporarily close the establishment has been made in response to the call of the state authorities. Furthermore, operations of the Museum Cinema have been suspended from 3 November to 31 December 2020.
The exhibition “Poles in the Free City of Gdańsk” presents the fates of the Polish minority, which has served Poland since the beginning of WMG’s [Free City of Gdańsk] existence through its active involvement to preserve its national identity against the German majority. The exhibition presents various manifestations of everyday life of the Polish population in the WMG until the outbreak of World War II.
As part of a series „Enter History” we present a German plan of Warsaw with the 1942 ghetto area marked with a blue line.

Latest News Westerplatte

On August 25, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. in Jan Olszewski’s Conference Hall a presentation of architectural project outlines to construct Westerplatte and the War of 1939 Museum will be held.This is to meet the expectations of the public who deserve to be better informed regarding the planned Westerplatte museum construction project.   Minister Jarosław Sellin, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage will attend and the members of the Westerplatte construction project team will take part.  
Ground works connected with filling the excavations from the fifth stage of archaeological research on Westerplatte ended on the 15th of November 2019. The research was received by protocol by the Pomeranian Provincial Monument Conservator in Gdańsk, stressing the necessity and the legitimacy to continue the archaeological works there.
Today, during works on the ninth skeleton found yesterday at the archaeological site of the fifth season of archaeological research on Westerplatte, 7.65 Browning FN pistol with spare magazine was found at the waist height of the person whose skeleton was being lifted.