Please be advised that from May 7th this year, the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk will be reopen 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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 We would like to inform you that the only legitimate source for purchasing tickets to the Museum of the Second World War in Gdansk is our official museum website: of fake websites attempting to deceive our guests and extort money.We have started a legal process to put an end to this fraudulent activity.We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding. 
Professor Richard Overy’s lecture  on 19 June 2023, given during the promotion of the Arithmetic of War. The battles of the Second World War in 15 infographics, highlights the contribution of the Poles in the final victory over the Third Reich and emphasised the book’s importance in promoting knowledge on this subject.  
On October 31st, a press conference was held at the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, where the results of the ‘Two-Stage Implementation of the Architectural and Urban Design Competition for the Development of the Design Concept of the Westerplatte and the War of 1939 Museum – Branch of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk on Westerplatte’ were announced.  
Today, on March 26th, thanks to many years of efforts and the involvement of many parties, an agreement on cooperation between the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk and the Tczew Regional County Authority was signed at the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk.
Explore the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk online! This is possible through a virtual tour (Google Maps Virtual Tour), available on the Google profile of the Museum of the Second World War (MIIWŚ).
On Tuesday, the Cabinet of Ministers adopted a resolution presented by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Professor Piotr Gliński, regarding the establishment of a multi-year program entitled ‘Construction of the Westerplatte and 1939 War Museum – a Branch of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk’ for the years 2023-2027.

Latest News Westerplatte

The building of the former Military Transit Depot (MTD) power plant on Westerplatte, although currently located on the outskirts and not open to the public, will become one of the key points on the tour path of the new open-air museum on the peninsula in just a few years. We start our new #WesterplatteHistory series with information about the power plant.  
The ammunition base currently serves as a wharf and a support facility for maritime equipment belonging to law enforcement agencies, including the Border Guard. Ninety-four years ago, the surrounding area looked different from what we see today. However, the purpose of the area as a closed space is still maintained. As part of the #HistoriaWesterplatte series, we invite you to travel back in time to the most modern part of the peninsula in 1926.
The arrival of the first guard unit on Westerplatte, formed by the forces of the 4th Infantry Division, marked the beginning of Poland's military presence at the entrance to the port of Gdańsk. Due to the League of Nations' decision coming into effect, Poland had the right to maintain a permanent unit on Westerplatte. By the order of the Chief of the General Staff dated January 7th, 1926, a guard unit was formed, consisting of 16 privates, 4 non-commissioned officers, and a guard commander.