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Al.Jerozolimskie 51, Warsaw 00-697, Poland
022 625 35 52
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Ranked #18 of 133 attractions in Warsaw
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Museums
11 visitor photos
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Iasi, Romania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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4 attraction reviews
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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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Chorley, Lancashire
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124 reviews 124 reviews
20 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

We visited Photoplasticon as it was close to our hotel and the concept intrigued me. For the price (4PLN) and 20 minutes of your time it's a wonderful snapshot into the history and times of Warsaw. When we visited the photos were all of the uprising with little captions to explain each picture. It only takes 20 minutes to see... More

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Long Island, NY
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47 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This is one of those weird little places that has an odd appeal. It happened to be near our hotel, and it was our last night in Warsaw before returning home, and we figured why not? It cost a little more than one US dollar and took all of 20 minutes to enjoy. Like every other reviewer says, you part... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Photoplasticon is a simple attraction. You sit and look through 3-d opticals in the wall and read image descriptions. It took me 2-3 images to get eyes to focus right and see 3d. One thing of note is that exhibits are changed monthly. In August it was dedicated to the Warsaw Uprising of 1944. Also, there is a free day... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

It was great to step back in time and makes a great change from those high tec museums. Museum is hidden away in a courtyard,It was great to sit and look at old Warsaw photos with old Polish music in the background.Very quirky.Does not take up much time but a lovely experience.

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