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Interesting art but don't expect a warm welcome

The park outside was covered in snow and all the lakes were frozen. It was very atmospheric... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
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Such a magnificent place

My husband and I had the pleasure of visiting The Abbots Palace for coffee and a delicious dessert... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
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11 Feb 2018
“Good but not that big”
19 Mar 2017
“Prevented from entering”
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

The galleries are big enough, if you were quick you could be around them in about 20 mins. The art downstairs wasn't to my taste so I was around it in 5 mins, upstairs had some more modern stuff which I enjoyed looking at so...More

1  Thank tanky
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I visited Oliwa Park on my way to the Cathedral, and passed the Abbot's Palace on the way. It is a photogenic masterpiece and I'm sure that, in high summer, it must photograph very nicely indeed. However, the modern art museum within proved impossible to...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The park outside was covered in snow and all the lakes were frozen. It was very atmospheric. Although the air temperature rose a few degrees inside the Abbots Palace we didn't exactly get a warm welcome. It was cheap to get in but the girl...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had the pleasure of visiting The Abbots Palace for coffee and a delicious dessert. The service was remarkable, the ambiance amazing and the view was so beautiful. This is a place that Must be visited.

2  Thank TaboneForte
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The park itself is a gem, the palace looks amazing. Could be more open to the public, though. Great for visits in late August when Mozartiana Festival takes place in the park!

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 3 July 2016

When visiting the amazing Oliwa Cathedral,I think it is ideal to also visit this very nicely displayed gallery. Friendly staff who where very helpful and what a pleasure walking through this gallery enjoying the art. Modern art very well displayed.

Thank sigzag
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Small but comprehensive modern art gallery housing works of some great Polish painters. Gallery is situated in Abbits Pallace just behind Oliwa cathedral. Well worth visiting

1  Thank Lovetotraveldubai
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The Palace was built in the Middle Ages, the final form given in the eighteenth century. The palace is located in the Park, immediate vicinity of the cathedral church. On the opposite side of the avenue park old granary now an ethnographic museum. The collection...More

Thank ziemowits679
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Part of former Cistercian monastery in Oliwa. Hosts Contemporary Art Branch of National Museum in Gdańsk. The Palace looks really good; we'd like to be able to say the same about the interior but, due to weird opening arrangements, it was closed till midday on...More

1  Thank endrju_74
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