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Museum of the Struggle for Independence

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A former prison

The museum at No.13 Gdanska St is housed in a former women's prison. It is free entry, the... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2018
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Very interesting

The museum is divided into three parts and each one is very interesting. 1. History of place as a... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
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Gdanska 13, Lodz, Poland
+48 42 632 71 12
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Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

The museum at No.13 Gdanska St is housed in a former women's prison. It is free entry, the attendant who realised that we spoke no Polish telephoned for an English speaker who explained what's what. Spread over two floors, lower the prison and upper Polish...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

The museum is divided into three parts and each one is very interesting. 1. History of place as a prison,no english,but the woman at the desk gave us a leaflet which had good english explanations. 2.History of Poland ,displays only in Polish. 3. Lodz ghetto,best...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

I stopped into this place as it seemed interesting, I was not disappointed and only being able to speak English I was giving a one on one tour, staff could not be anymore helpful. Thank you

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank sinnerblu
Reviewed May 24, 2017

This museum is about the struggle for independence over the centuries. The most interesting part for non Polish speakers is the (relatively) modern use of the buildings in Gdanska street as a prison (ie from late 19th century to 1950s). The cells have been adapted...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank CaseyBe
Reviewed September 2, 2015

If you are into the history of WW2 then you have to make a visit here, you will find out about the horrors of the war and the determination of the Polish people to get independance. A real eye opener and well worth a visit....More

Date of experience: July 2015
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