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Address: ul. Aleje Jerozolimskie 51, Warsaw 00-697, Poland
Phone Number: +48 22 625 35 52
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Strictly for nostalgia or history buffs

It is incredible that the Fotoplastikon has survived the ravages of the Second World War in its original location - this fact alone makes it unique, and it is the spirit of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Anna R
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is incredible that the Fotoplastikon has survived the ravages of the Second World War in its original location - this fact alone makes it unique, and it is the spirit of the place that is more interesting than the old stereoscopic photos on show. I have read that the Fotoplastikon had played its part during Nazi occupation of Warsaw,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

i do believe that this is the only one of its kind left in europe. its incredible. the exhibitions change, its right in the center, so doesnt demand going to great lengths to reach. i always recommend this place to people. its unique and very exciting.

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Thank uriwollner
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

This is a ‘quick visit’ kind of place. I do recommend it, especially if there is an interesting exhibit, such as old pictures of Warsaw. Unfortunately when we were there, the exhibit was not so interesting – old vacation photos in Africa.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

Whilst this isn't an expensive item of interest it is a complete waste of time. Very few of the photographs are of Warsaw (surely that's the reason for it?) The staff are a miserable bunch who see customers as an inconvenience and there are far better things to do and see in the city. Don't bother yourself.

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Thank Kevinbrom
Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

This was such a quaint and unique experience, if you get a chance definitely go there! This type of thing should be funded :) A real blast from the past! I watched a photographic biography of a brilliant soldier who was famous, but the exhibitions change regularly so there is always something new!

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Thank Caitlin B
Jaroslaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

If you are looking for an original way to spend some time, you can go back in time in this place. I have got the old photos of Warsaw and sat there for a good half hour looking through these charming pieces. Oh, and a very cheap entry, just 1 euro.

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2 Thank Łukasz S
Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

If you like to visit historic locations this is a great hidden gem in Warszawa right across the street from pałac kultury. WW2 buffs would love this because it feels as if are takin back in time. The fact that it's the same machine that has been showing pictures for 100 years is amazing. Great historic pictures of WW2 are... More 

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1 Thank Chriskjfk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016

Small room where you sit around the circled box filled with historical photos. You take a seet and look through the "binoculars" as the photos move around inside. I would not reccomend it for a person who gets motion sickness. I went there on a hangover sunday (a huge mistake). Museum entry is free on sundays but I would definately... More 

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3 Thank Sandra Ó
Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2015

One of the places in Warsaw where I feel the magic - it's like going back in time. Don't expect it to be very informative or for the pictures' quality to be high (it depends which set is shown that day). I love especially the ones showing old Warsaw. In some of them, the 3d effect it seriously amazing!

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Thank Alicja W
Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2015

Not free, but if you like old photos, an interesting place to visit. It's easily found in internet, so no need to say more about it. Recommendable to visit.

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