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Narodowe Muzeum Morskie w Gdańsku

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Museum ship "Sołdek" - 15.10.2021

The museum ship Sołdek is open to visitors from 10:00 until 13:00 on 15 October 2021

The Crane is closed to visitors

We kindly inform you that the Crane remains closed to visitors due to renovations.


Piotr Tymochowicz in the atelier

Artistic Plein-Airs „Impressions – Blue”


Can the sound of waves become a relief and respite for a man entangled in a stressful job and pandemic issues of the modern world? Does the colloquial „drop of water” evoke hope or perhaps tears and regret over the man-made devastation of nature? The Polish artists participated in an international artistic plein-airs „Impressions – Blue” and interpreted the marine symbols anew.

The Crane - a branch of the National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk

A New Glow For the Crane


Gdańsk Crane – a branch of the National Maritime Museum – is undoubtedly a city icon and one of the most recognizable symbols of Pomerania. In February we conducted a survey to gauge community's expectations as to the refurbishment of the interior. Today we are proud to announce that, beginning in 2021, we will commence the restoration project. The landmark crane is going to get a new glow, while its unique character will be preserved, while taking in account the needs of the local community. The programme is funded by the European Economic Area.

'Sołdek' returned to her harbour


Rows of shining rivets on black hull plates, snow-white wheelhouse. The first ship built in Poland after the end of World War II, the collier (today museum ship) Sołdek looks as if she's been just commissioned. On Saturday, 19th December 2020 the Sołdek returned from her most extensive overhaul in 35 years, performed by the Józef Piłsudski "Remontowa" Shipyard in Gdańsk. She's now moored in her usual place at Ołowianka Island.

BalticRIM supports maritime heritage protection

BalticRIM supports maritime heritage protection


National Maritime Museum participates in EU project BalticRIM Baltic Sea Region Integrated Maritime Cultural Heritage Management.



Virtual open-air museum

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