After the war, it was rebuilt and donated to the Polish Maritime Museum of which it remains a part today. You will be able to view a collection of permanent exhibitions inside including one on port life between the 16th and 18th centuries. In Polish only, displays include models of lighthouses, the old port, life-size recreations of counting houses and old port life in general plus access to the crane's two huge drive-wheels.
The Crane and the Long Waterfront are featured in the game The Witcher III: The Wild Hunt.
Read our article on The Witcher in Gdańsk.
NOTE on Ticket Prices:
A regular 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.
Another combined ticket for Granaries, "Sołdek" ship museum and the Crane costs 25/16zł.
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 12/8zł. Wed free. Tickets available from the Maritime Cultural Centre next door.
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
Motława Passenger Ferry
ul. Długie Pobrzeże 32, Gdańsk