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House of Nicolas Copernicus Museum

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The Division of the Museum is located in two Gothic tenement houses, one of which is supposedly the birthplace of the great astronomer, Nicholas Copernicus. One can visit there burgher`s interiors (the 16th-19th cent.) and get acquainted with their...more
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Ul. Mikolaja Kopernika 15/17, Torun 87-100, Poland
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum covers early planetary science to Copernicus. Not just his life, studies, science but also the development of the actual house. Interesting combination over a total of 6 floors (the top bit is just loft storage you can easily miss, nothing important). Some very...More

Thank JoeFLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is modern and includes several multimedial presentations about Copernicus, and related theories. Quite complete

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the refurbishment of the interiors and modernization of a display that have been recently finished the Museum looks really something. The life of Copernicus and the history of discoveries reviled...

Thank Mariusz N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our city walking tour stopped in front of the Copernicus House at 15 Kopernika Street which is being promoted as Copernicus' birth place. Note the large white sign over the doorway that states, "Dom Nikolaus Kopernika". Since the house, now a museum, was closed for...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We did the tour 1/3 liked it. It was inexpensive but nothing much in there was his. It was all in the time period which was good but I wouldn’t recommend sorry.

Thank Louise8868
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We took a car from Gdansk to Torun, probably about one and three quarter hours This museum had been open only about a month There was so much about Copernicus, and other scholars, about maths physics and cosmology It is very 'hands on' with interactive...More

Thank Colin K
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This museum has much more than the life and work of Kopernikus. It provided insight into the scholars preceding him whose work and discoveries supported his. I especially liked something at the very beginning that I initially couldn't figure out. It was a room with...More

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This museum is very high tech and modern. I usually don’t like tours without a guide but this was really interesting. All of the interactive displays were user friendly and fun. Really cool place

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

I think we Sent on a special day because we paid only 20 pl n per person and were given a gift pack but this aside it was very interesting and interactive. Lots of high tech stuff and even dressing up clothes. Lots of stairs...More

2  Thank stratfordsub
Reviewed 25 February 2018

In the old town of Torun you will find the birthplace of Nicolas Copernicus. Unfortunately, it was closed for visitors that day, so we could only enjoy it exterior. The house is really big with the beautiful facade, built in red bricks sometime in mid...More

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