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Photoplasticon

Al.Jerozolimskie 51, Warsaw 00-697, Poland
022 625 35 52
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Ranked #23 of 144 attractions in Warsaw
Type: Museums
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Espoo, Finland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Something I had never heard of before and would not expect to see anywhere. An interesting discovery and experience.

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kent
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140 reviews 140 reviews
48 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Worth stopping off to see. Shows how Warsaw was years ago. Good collection of photographs. You only need 20 minutes here, and it lies off the Main Street.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Well worth the detour just to get a peak of old Warsaw. Nice to get the 3d feel from old pictures. even the 18 year old enjoyed it! The backyard could have been more pleasant, but not to be scared off by!

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Komorow, Poland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Had a great time with my wife and son, he was 5 or 6 when we first visited this almost-hidden place. The photos offer a unique view on the life in Warsaw before and during the war. Stereoscopic, so you're standing right in the middle of it. Fantastic.

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Iasi, Romania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

It has been a surprise when I found out about this place. Photoplasticon is such an authentic touristic spot! There is a quite small room, in which you can see all sorts of amazing old pictures of Warsaw. The atmosphere is enhanced by music and charming entrance. Highly recommended!

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Paris, France
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

If you're near the palace of culture and science (the big Stalinian building), just cross the street (using the underground walkways). between 2 buildings you'll see a small sign "Photoplasticon"... just walk in the court, towards the end, you'll get in a small room where the photoplasticon machine is... You'll see lots of old pictures that are projected in the... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

This is one of the not-too-many places where you can experience "old" Warsaw. Old photos, old machine... launch your imagination and enjoy! And do not be scared by rather unfriendly courtyard you have to pass on your way to Fotoplastikon!

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Warsaw, Poland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

It is not a modern, stylized place - it is a real, preserved one, with original equipments dated to beginning of previous century, with unique athmosphere of mystery and friendly staff.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This gives you a real sense of entertainment in a different age. Viewing the three-demensional photographs through the binocular viewer in the place they were viewed for the past 100 years. It takes about twenty minutes to view and is well worth your time.

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poland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Nice special way to spend 20min in the city center.wonderful lesson in the history of Warsaw and history of cinema. interesting that the place is the same like it was 100years ago. Only 4zl entrance fee.

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