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Three floors of displays reveal various aspects about life in Torun, the skills of its artisans and its important people

The Town Hall, located in the center of the old town square, houses a 3 floor museum. On the ground... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
retireeVancouver
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Vancouver, Canada
Modern and very informative!

This museum is a wealth of information about the town and its history. Thus it is a great starting... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Marek_ZG
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Zielona Gora, Poland
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

The museum presents the history of the city from Paleolithic Era to Solidarnosc.The city was rich and powerful in the Middle Age , a sort of capital for Teutonic Knights. than many things happened, all documented by objects and displays. Presentations are also available in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

The Town Hall, located in the center of the old town square, houses a 3 floor museum. On the ground floor a range of medieval church art was displayed where merchant stalls once occupied spaces in the long hall with its whitewashed vaulted ceiling. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This museum is a wealth of information about the town and its history. Thus it is a great starting point before you set out on your sight-seeing.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Came there by accident while seeking shelter from heavy rain. But its really interesting and gives a great overviews to the history of the city. Also good with kids!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank adamhigg
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We came to be here by misunderstanding so I'm sure that affected my experience of the place. It was crowded with large groups of people so it became rather stifling. They have tried to be modern with the technology but some didn't work too well...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We visit this museum usually on a weekend with our grandchildren. We spend there 2 - 3 hours, usually seeing only one or two of their exhibitions. We give ourselves some time to read descriptions and analyzing display. Very often at home we discuss what...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

As a historian, I'm generally pretty critical of museums on several levels. This one was surprisingly fantastic. I hadn't intended on stopping in, except after wandering around Torun I felt that I should really know more about the place I was looking at. So, in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

I would say that history and art cannot stand close to each other. In Torun they are and it is very good idea. Paintings of the greatest Polish artists are intertwined with golden era of Polish culture.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Papudrakus
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Well worth the visit for the art alone. Many historical paintings, including a beautiful winter scene of Napoleon's army crossing the Berezina river. The religious artifacts are stunning and very well preserved. Don't miss the stunning porcelain stove from a manor house in Toruń which...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Oravad
Reviewed 5 June 2014

The plaque outside identifies the building as The Esker Palace: the Red Granary. It is now the home of the Torun Historical Museum. Trip Adviser lists the two attractions separately but they are actually one and the same. The town’s past gets a very modern...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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