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While ECS is much more than a museum, I’ll focus my review on the exhibition part.
It’s a must visit (specially for a rainy day), with very pleasing installations that will make you understand a bit more about the solidarity movement and Poland’s recent past....More
My husband and myself are old enough to remember Lech Walesa and the Strikes but never full understood what life was like for people at that time.
The exhibition is housed in a building constructed from steel panels which are a link to the shipbuilding...More
I think I first heard of Gdansk when I first heard of Solidarnosc, back when the union was born. Following its work from afar was so inspiring and the museum brought it all back. And added so much more than I ever knew to the...More
I thought this would be quite dry, but no, it was highly interesting with a super balance between videos, pictures, narrative and interactive elements. It takes around 2.5 hours - which is about right - and the audio unit was perfectly paced.
This was a very interesting visit.
Located in a contemporary building that resembles a ship, it is an architectural jam.
The exhibit tells the story of how communism was ended in Poland representing the Polish narrative.
Although I am not an expert on the subject...More
We called in here on a tour we was doing. Funny looking building but when you get closer it looked good! The rusty panels look smart and I guess it looks like a ship when you are told what it’s meant to be. The model...More
I had some minimal knowledge of the Solidarity activities prior to visiting this museum. The Solidarity Museum did an excellent job connecting the dots, highlighting the major events, and providing excellent content in a variety of formats. Very well done.
A very good exhibition of the Solidarity movement and Lech Walesa. It is located on land that used to be part of the shipyard where some of the movement's actions took place. It was apparently a location for school field trips as it was full...More
Very modern building, as longest I am related with Shipyard for me was great to see exposition. Modern presenting and understandable, famous event comes outside country and main organizer became famous world leader.