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Okret Muzeum ORP Blyskawica

Aleja Jana Pawla II 1, Gdynia, Poland
+48 58 626 36 58
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A Tribute to naval history

This former Polish Naval vessel is now a historic museum. It has served in the Polish Navy and now... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lawrence S
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Peoria, Arizona
You really need to like war ship..

Well, it was quite a turndown. You just see some various random old stuff and the engine room but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Roberto R
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Aleja Jana Pawla II 1, Gdynia, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This former Polish Naval vessel is now a historic museum. It has served in the Polish Navy and now is available for tours. It is still manned by members of the Navy.

Thank Lawrence S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, it was quite a turndown. You just see some various random old stuff and the engine room but nothing more. I felt like I completely wasted my money, but I guess that you are a fun of second world weapons or naval engine you...More

Thank Roberto R
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This is one of only 2 second world war destroyers left in existence. The other being in Canada. Built in England and sold to the Polish navy before WWII. It took part in the D Day landings. Now kept as a museum ship and in...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This was my main attraction to visit in Gdynia It was interesting but only took about ten minutes to walk around, but well preserved and good to see some wartime history

Thank s0mersetb0y
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

As with so many things in Poland this is a superb piece of WW2 history brought alive. You don't get to see as much as say on HMS Belfast, but it is still very comprehensive, and the engine rooms are mind boggling in terms of...More

1  Thank ThePughs14
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Was surprise how good shape this ship is. Very interesting outside and inside, tickets prices are reasonable. Go and see it, it is well worth it ;)

Thank Borys Z
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

It is very interesting to see but there is not enough English translation. It would be much more interesting to have English speaking guide that could share interesting stories and share the history with none polish visitors.

Thank KasiaChris
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

I am not very interested in all those military problems like guns, bombs, wars, etc. You just go up and down but it is not a rich museum, not much to see as a war machine. You can go there because it might be important...More

Thank Adrianna Karoli... M
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

It is very interesting to see such a rare and perfectly preserved piece of history. The story of the ship is well shown through artefacts however I would say that for the English-speaking visitor there is not much translating. It doesn't take very long to...More

Thank Christopher T
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I recomment it to everybody who is interested in history. The Polish ship took part in 2nd World War and was awarded Virtuti Military. It is the oldest destroyer converted to museum . Viewing it is well organised and everybody should find something interesting .

Thank 761jagoda
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kimjunk952
17 July 2017|
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Response from Jacek Z | Reviewed this property |
Hello, this museum is open all year but in different hours. In the summer season (July and August). It is open from at 10am to 12.30pm and from at 14pm to 18pm. More information you will find on the web side . Have a nice... More
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