We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Polish Post Office Museum

Pl. Obroncow Poczty Polskiej 1/2, Gdansk 80-839, Poland
+48 58 301 76 11
Review Highlights
good to visit and learn the story

This is a must to learn about the beginning of WW 2 and how everything started in the first few... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Seattle, Washington
The best place to start

Definitely for me the starting place to take in Gdansk. Small museum, should take no more than an... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Battambang Province, Cambodia
Read all 111 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“free city” (7 reviews)
“tin drum” (3 reviews)
Pl. Obroncow Poczty Polskiej 1/2, Gdansk 80-839, Poland
+48 58 301 76 11
Write a Review
Reviews (111)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a must to learn about the beginning of WW 2 and how everything started in the first few days of fighting. The wall in the back is very solemn to look at and think about these people and how they were murdered.

Thank KweqSmanit
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Definitely for me the starting place to take in Gdansk. Small museum, should take no more than an hour, but an important place in this town.

Thank Roniandg
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Had heard the history of this place then actually went in and viewed the evidence. All for doing your job. So sad.

Thank chrisCullercots
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Not only does the museum chart the defence of the Post Office at the commencement of WW2 , but also the history of Gdansk . The audio guide is very informative and the visit will last no more than 2 hours. It's walking distance from...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a very important part of Gdansk history, so do not miss it! It will give you so much information about the history of this city, and its Polish community during an interwar period. There is a fantastic audio guide that is the best...More

Thank mbrnardic
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Yes, I know what you're thinking "Why, of all the places in Gdansk I could go, would I visit a post office museum?" The answer is that, for Poles, the post office wasn't just a place where postal workers sorted mail, it was a source...More

1  Thank YorkshireLibrarian
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Sadly I was going to be unable to get up to westerplatte, due to time restraints, so the tourist information guy suggested coming here. I was really pleased he did , as wasn't in the lonely planet. Think it was 10zl to get in. I...More

Thank ClareCHS
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This museum tells the story of the Poles who defended their post office from the Nazi invaders in the second world war but also the wider story of the Poles living in the Free city of Danzig up to 1939 when discrimination against them was...More

Thank Expectapostcard
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Having read The Tin Drum this was one of my main reasons for visiting Gdańsk. Everything you need to know about the defence of the Polish Post Office, and the opening shots of the war in Europe. Some very moving stories and exhibits. Housed in...More

Thank E17_KJ
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I read the tin drum a few years and that is where I first heard about what happened here, it is a very sad period and reminded me of the events in Dublin 1916 at the GPO. It was only a couple of pounds to...More

Thank tomas63mac
Nearby Restaurants
Prologue Restaurant & Bar
843 reviews
.25 km away
662 reviews
.25 km away
Restauracja Swojski Smak
599 reviews
.34 km away
918 reviews
.24 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej)
151 reviews
.10 km away
St. Nicholas Church (Kosciol Sw Mikolaja)
148 reviews
.49 km away
St. Catherine's Church (Kosciol Sw. Katarzyny)
106 reviews
.42 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Anne-Marie N
Is the Polish Post Office Museum open either Saturday, June 17, 2017 or Sunday, June `8, 2017? If so, what are the hours?
12 March 2017|
Response from 333EW1 | Reviewed this property |
I think Sunday hours are 11.00 - 16.00