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POLAND SEE MORE – HALF-PRICE WEEKEND is a nationwide campaign participated also by the Museum of the Second World War in Gdansk. Between the 22nd and 24th of November, ticket for the Permanent Exhibition will cost PLN 10.
2019-10-25
The exhibition is designed as an interdisciplinary project based on a variety of forms, media and scenographic solutions. They are woven into a cohesive story about the Polish experience of World War II, which provides vivid insights into the horror and tragedy of those times.
2019-10-11 | Exhibition
Lieutenant Colonel Jan Kowalewski Award ceremony took place on the 28th of September 2019 in the Jan Olszewski conference room. The names of the laureates were announced along with their achievements which provided the basis for the accolade.
Press conference summarising informational campaign #80WW2 with the participation of the director of Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, Karol Nawrocki PhD, and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Szymon Szynkowski vel Sęk, which commemorated 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War, took place on 3 October 2019 in the Western Institute in Poznań. The core of that informational campaign was the exhibition „Fight and Suffering”.
2019-10-04
The ceremony of unveiling the statue of Cavalry Captain Witold Pilecki took place on 17 September 2019, on the 80th anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Poland, in the square in front of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk.
The Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk paid tribute to the Polish sportsmen who had died during the Second World War with a unique family picnic. An event “Match which Didn’t Take Place” was organised on 7 September 2019 in the stadium in Traugutt Street. Football tournament for children born in 2010 started at 10:00 a.m. on the side pitch.
Geneva is yet another city, where the visitors can see an exhibition displayed within the international project “Fighting 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.
2019-09-05
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.
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.
Prezentowana w Muzeum wystawa czasowa „Walka i Cierpienie. Obywatele polscy podczas II wojny światowej” jest częścią międzynarodowego projektu realizowanego przez Muzeum II Wojny Światowej wspólnie z Ministerstwem Spraw Zagranicznych RP.
2019-09-04
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.
We invite you to the vernissage of a temporary exhibition “Fighting and Suffering. Polish citizens during the Second World War” The exhibition is designed as an interdisciplinary project based on a variety of forms, media and scenographic solutions. They are woven into a cohesive story about the Polish experience of World War II, which provides vivid insights into the horror and tragedy of those times.
“Fighting and suffering” is an international project carried out by the Museum of the Second World War in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland. As planned by its organizers, starting from 1 September 2019, the exhibition will be presented in several dozen Polish institutions abroad on 6 continents in cities such as Washington, Brasília, Mexico, Edinburgh, Vienna, Belgrade, Amman, Djakarta and Canberra.
2019-08-28
On 1 September 2019 at 8:00 pm on the Museum’s stage Bovska, Krzysztof Cugowski, Piotr Cugowski, Grzegorz Hyży, Ralph Kamiński, Dawid Kwiatkowski, Michał Kowalonek, Margaret, Natalia Nykiel, O.S.T.R, Janusz Radek, The Dumplings, Warsaw Sentimental Orchestra and Tomasz Szymuś Orchestra will perform.
Press conference was held in the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk on the 23 August 2019, attended by Jarosław Sellin - the Secretary of State at the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, Szymon Szynkowski vel. Sęk - Secretary of State for Polish Community Abroad, European Policy and Public Diplomacy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as Karol Nawrocki, PhD – Director of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk.
2019-08-28
23 sierpnia 2019 r. rozpoczęliśmy obchody 80. rocznicy wybuchu II wojny światowej. Data ta jest symboliczna. Właśnie tego dnia w 1939 r. Joachim von Ribbentrop i Wiaczesław Mołotow podpisali pakt, do którego dołączony został tajny protokół, dzielący wpływy III Rzeszy i Związku Sowieckiego w Europie Środkowo-Wschodniej.  
Multimedia show “Poland: First to Fight”: A modern and attractive multimedia show using innovative technologies, such as 3D mapping, diode mapping and large-surface mapping combined with a specially prepared soundtrack and a large-format animation entitled “Poland: First to Fight”.
23-25 August 2019 | 3 shows daily | FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE: https://bilety.muzeum1939.pl/ A modern and attractive multimedia show using innovative technologies, such as 3D mapping, diode mapping and large-surface mapping combined with a specially prepared soundtrack and a large-format animation entitled “Poland: First to Fight”.
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.
2019-08-05 | Westerplatte
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. 
2019-07-16 | Westerplatte
On the Anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising (1ST August - Thursday) we wish to pay homage to all the Heros who fought in Warsaw against German occupants. Director of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdansk, Karol Nawrocki, is honoured to invite you to the 75th Warsaw Uprising Anniversary ceremony. 
2019-07-16 | Kultura
We invite you to cruises within the framework of the Museum on Water project. Museum on Water is a project to create a comprehensive and coherent story of World War II, including the battlefield area of Westerplatte. Cruise times: July 14th - September 29th, 2019 (Tuesday to Sunday) Route: Waterfront at Wapienniczy Bridge -> Westerplatte -> Waterfront at Wapienniczy Bridge
Together with the be.bra wissenschaft publishing house and the Pilecki Institute, we have published a German edition of Piotr Gursztyn's book about the Wola Massacre, i.e. the forgotten German genocide committed against Poles in the first days of August 1944 during the pacification of the Warsaw Uprising.
2019-06-26
On 3 June 2019, the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk was visited by Piotr Gliński - the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, and by Minister Jarosław Sellin - the Secretary of State at the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.
2019-06-14
On the 13th of May 2019, the Director of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, Karol Nawrocki, who is currently visiting Japan, met with the Mayor of Tsuruga, Mr Takanobu Fuchikami. It was in Tsuruga harbour that the Japanese ships saving some thousand Polish children from Siberia moored in the 1920s.
2019-05-16
On the 74th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, Director of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, Karol Nawrocki, who paid a visit to China, officially opened at the Museum of the War of Chinese People’s Resistance Against Japanese Aggression in Beijing a temporary exhibition prepared by the Museum, entitled “Poles Sa
Announcement of the results of the competition for the design and construction of the monument of cpt Witold Pilecki at the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk.