Information about Poland: Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative subdivisions, covering an area of ​​312,696 square kilometers. Poland's capital and largest metropolis is Warsaw. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk and Szczecin. The establishment of the Polish state can be traced back to AD 966, when Mieszko I, ruler of the realm coextensive with the territory of present-day Poland, converted to Christianity. Read More...

Museums and Heritage

Croissant Museum is a vibrant centre cultivating Poznan?s tradition and culture. Located in the very centre of the city it offers fantastic views of the City Hall Tower with its legendary mechanical fighting goats.

Museum of the History of Poznań is situated in the center of the Old Market Square – the former seat of municipal authorities. Originally it was a single-storey building erected at the latest at the turn of the 14th c.

Gdansk Main Town Hall is a historic Ratusz located in the Gdansk Main City borough of Srodmiescie. It is one of the finest examples of the Gothic-Renaissance historic buildings in the city, built at the intersection of the Long Lane and Long Market, in the most popular part of Gdansk.

The Museum of Applied Arts is a branch of the National Museum in Poznan. It is located on the Przemysl Hill, in the very heart of the city of Poznan. The castle tower which is 43 meters high, offers a unique view of the city and its surroundings.

Established in 1919, the Military Museum of Wielkopolska, destroyed during WWII, has rebuilt its holdings ever since the resumption of its activity in 1957. Lovers or martial artefacts will certainly be intrigued by the 16th-century rapier-sword whose hilt was forged in Milan…

Wisloujscie Fortress is an historic fortress located in Gdansk by the Martwa Wisla river, by an old estuary of the river Vistula, flowing into the Bay of Gdansk.

The Museum of Musical Instruments was established in 1945 by Zdizsław Szulc. It is one of the few such museums in Europe, the only in Poland.

Westerplatte is a peninsula in Gdansk, Poland, located on the Baltic Sea coast mouth of the Dead Vistula, in the Gdansk harbour channel. Address: 80-001 Gdansk, Poland

The Museum of the Second World War in Gdansk is a museum in Gdansk, Poland which is devoted to World War II. The museum building is under construction with planned opening date in early 2017.

The National Maritime Museum in Gdansk is a maritime museum in Gdansk, Poland, established on the 1st of January 1962.

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