The museum faithfully depicts the history and course of World War II. Underground exhibitions and exhibits allow you to delve into the history of the twentieth century, trace the origins of the war, get acquainted with the biographies of the most famous war characters. The multitude of exhibits, documentary films, cultural texts, and accounts of the war make the visitor experience almost tangibly the experiences and phenomena that constituted unpleasant everyday life in the years 1939-1945.
Why is this site considered accessible?
People in wheelchairs can get to the Museum building using the wheelchair platform by the main stairs from Bartoszewskiego Square. Further movement around the building is possible thanks to elevators. At Bartoszewskiego Square, on the side of the road leading to the parking lot, there is 1 free space for the disabled. There are paid parking spaces for the disabled in the underground parking lot. Access to the museum from the parking lot is by elevator only. People with visual dysfunctions can move around the building using tactile pathways. In the public areas, before entering the panoramic elevator, we have placed the tiflographic plans, which help the blind and visually impaired to orient themselves in the space.
The Museum provides the possibility to enter all museum areas accessible to visitors with an assistance dog.
The Museum provides the possibility to rent a wheelchair.
Guides with sign language translation (PJM) and audiodescription are available for visually impaired visitors to orient themselves in the equipment and scenography of the main exhibition.
On the stairs inside the museum building there are handrail overlays allowing visually impaired visitors to move around.
The glass panels on the entrance doors and display cases are protected and marked with transparent foils.
A tactile model of the Museum has been placed on Bartoszewski Square near the main entrance.
Address: plac Władysława Bartoszewskiego 1
Postcode: 80-862 Gdańsk
Telephone: 58 760 09 60
Email: [email protected]