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Silesian Freedom and Solidarity Centre

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Quite Interesting History

I was here several years ago. The museum and the video are quite interesting. It's mainly in Polish... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
Denise S
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Missouri
Moving living history

Emotional visit as a curator of the museum is one of the 1981 strike leaders who was shot and... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2017
Robert937
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Among tasks of Silesian Freedom and Solidarity Centre is conducting the exhibition in the Commemoration Museum of ‘Wujek’ Coal Mine as well as propagating freedom and anti-totalitarian ideas. Our institution was established as a result of an...more
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Wincentego Pola 38, Katowice, Poland
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

I was here several years ago. The museum and the video are quite interesting. It's mainly in Polish but since we had a translator with us we got a more interesting tour than the average tourist. Check this out!

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Reviewed May 31, 2017

Emotional visit as a curator of the museum is one of the 1981 strike leaders who was shot and wounded in the ZOMO troops attack directed by (communist) general Jaruzelski. Nine other mine workers were killed. Just outside the museum in front of the Wujek...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2017

That's the place where nine striking miners from Wujek coal mine were killed on December 16, 1981. I haven't visited the museum, but there's a monument commemorating this tragic event, which proved to be one of the milestones towards the collapse of communism in Poland....More

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