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Restrictions and limitations inside the branches of the National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk - read

Terms and conditions of visiting the National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk

The purpose of introducing the regulations for visiting the National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk (called forthwith 'Rules') is to describe the rules that will allow our guests to visit the exhibitions in a calm and safe manner. The Visitor regulations are valid for all the branches of the National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk (hereafter called 'the Museum').

  1. The Museum is open to Visitors in the hours and days listed on the website and information boards, located at the entrances to the branches of the Museum.
  2. Visiting the exhibition rooms is based on entrance tickets purchased in the Museum ticket office in accordance with applicable current price list available on the website and in the Museum ticket office.
  3. Ticket offices in the branches of the Museum are closed at the time specified on the website and on the information boards located in every branch.
  4. Visiting exhibition rooms is held only during the opening hours of the Museum.
  5. Exhibition rooms may be closed entirely or partially (due to modernisation of exhibition, renovation or due to sanitary or order-related reasons).
  6. Due to the need to maintain sanitary safety in order to protect the health of Visitors and Museum employees, Visitors are required to comply with the rules provided on the Museum website and on the information boards located on the Museum premises - in accordance with the current legal order in force in Poland.
  7. Visitors are obliged to collect things left in lockers before Museum closing time.
  8. Due to security considerations it is not allowed to leave any items unattended at the Museum.
  9. All branches of the Museum are monitored by CCTV, in compliance to the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), henceforth GDPR.
    1. the Administrator of your personal data is the Museum (exclusive of the Vistula Museum, where the administrator is the Arts Factory in Tczew, 30 Stycznia 4, 83-110 Tczew);
    2. your personal data will be processed according to the Article 5 par. 1 c of the GDPR results from the obligation to provide security for the Visitors and the Employees of the Museum;
    3. the personal data will not be shared with a third party.
    Visitors have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (i.e. the Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data), if you think that the processing of your personal data violates GDPR regulations.
  10. Bikes are not allowed in the Museum facilities.
  11. Children under 13 can visit the Museum only under adult supervision.
  12. Guardians are responsible for their wards throughout the Museum as well as damages as a result of their behavior resulting from damage or destruction of exhibits, equipment and other items in the Museum.
  13. In a case of damage caused by a Visitor or a person who is under his care, he is liable in accordance with the provisions of the law.
  14. A Visitor in the Museum should behave in a way that does not distort the comfort of other Visitors.
  15. Visitors are required to follow the designated route in the exhibition.
  16. On the grounds of the Museum is prohibited:
    1. touching the exhibits;
    2. eating and drinking in the exhibition rooms;
    3. smoking (including e-cigarettes) and using of other stimulants;
    4. being intoxicated and under the influence of other intoxicants;
    5. bringing animals (not applicable to guide dogs);
    6. bringing items that can be dangerous for other people or exhibits in exhibition rooms (e.g. weapons, sharp objects, open fire);
    7. entering spaces located outside sightseeing route;
    8. using mobile phones in a way that distorts the comfort of the Visitors nearby;
    9. professional photographing and filming - it is possible to take photos and make amateur movies for personal use for free, without flash and tripod (director of the Museum may indicate an exhibition or part of it subject to a total ban on photographing and filming;
    10. professional photographing and filming requires special permission from the director of the Museum;
    11. political campaigning, canvassing and marketing actions by Visitors (e.g. handing out leaflets of political content).
  17. Visitors are obliged to obey:
    1. commands of a Museum employee in relation to the applicable safety regulations and law enforcement, including the directions of sightseeing and limit of number of Visitors staying at the same time at the facility;
    2. instructions of use of exhibition stands.
  18. In a case of a fire alarm announcements, Visitors are required to strictly comply with the orders of the persons in charge of the evacuation and immediately leave the Museum facility on designated routes and through emergency exits.
  19. A Museum guard and the other security staff are authorized to intervene to prevent the effects of adverse events.
  20. Purchasing the entrance ticket constitutes acceptance of these Rules.
  21. These Rules constitute for the Museum staff the basis to enforce the principles contained in there.
  22. In the event of non-compliance with the Rules and generally accepted rules of behaviour in public spaces a person who infringes the principles set out in the Rules will be reprimanded by a Museum employee, and in the event of further failure to comply with the above rules will be forcibly removed from the Museum without the possibility of obtaining a refund for a ticket.
  23. Rules come into force on the date of signature by the Director of the Museum and are available on the website and in Museum ticket offices.

Gdańsk, 3.03.2021