The new building in the shadow of Gdańsk’s Crane is the Maritime Culture Centre. Spread over 4 floors, kids will find the interactive displays of interest as they learn about the sea, marine technology and how the two work together. There is a permanent exhibition entitled Boats of the Peoples of the World (Working Boats), which presents scores of small craft from all over the world, including Native American dugout canoes, a fabulous little English coracle and numerous small fishing and trade vessels from the Far East. The third floor currently houses an interesting temporary exhibition telling the stories and displaying the treasures recovered from local shipwrecks and a second call Statki Nasza Pasja (Polish: Ships. Our Passion). There are plenty of good English descriptions plus the Cała Naprzód (Polish: Full Steam Ahead) on the fourth floor, which offers great photo opportunities of the river from its terrace.
Guided tours for Boats of Peoples of the World lasts 60 minutes, starting at the top of the hour, and can take a maximum number of 50 people per hour. Guided tours for Ships. Our Passion lasts 60 minutes, starting at the top of the hour, and can take a maximum number of 30 people per hour. Booking tickets online or directly at the ticket office.
NOTE on Ticket Prices:
The National Maritime Museum's interactive exhibition Ludzie-Statki-Porty (ENG: People-Ships-Ports) is available 12 zł / 8 zł.
A regular ticket for the Granaries costs 12/8zł and is free on Wednesdays.
Keep in mind that combined tickets are available for the museum-owned granaries, Sołdek ship museum, the Crane and the Maritime Cultural Centre including the interactive exhibition for 30 zł / 20 zł. However, if you do not want to include the interactive exhibition in your ticket, it will be 25 zł / 16 zł.
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Price/Additional InfoAdmission to the 'Boats of the Peoples of the World Exhibition' 8/5zł, Wed free for permanent exhibition.
If you only have time to visit one of the four branches of Gdańsk's Maritime Museum, make it this one - the main branch and most compr