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Photoplasticon

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Address: ul. Aleje Jerozolimskie 51, Warsaw 00-697, Poland
Phone Number: 022 625 35 52
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Worth a visit while in the city centre

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars 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
Krakow, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

a gallery which is also a time machine! an amazing experience for every photography and vintage lover!

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Trenton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Poland museums offer photographic history everywhere. There is a 'photoplasticon', which is an enclosed, round, observatory for pictures, at Oscar Shindlers museum in Krakow and one in the Jewish Uprising Museum also. This photoplasticon offered photos in 3d of the New York Worlds Fair of 1964 and the Moscow Fair of 1960, and I would assume the subject matter changes.... More 

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