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Photoplasticon

Aleje Jerozolimskie 51, Warsaw 00-697, Poland
+48 22 625 35 52
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Odd, but interesting

This is one of those "depends on how much free time you have" kind of things. After you've seen... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
blooberry
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San Mateo, California
Tiny but interesting

Unless we missed something completely this is definitely the smallest museum we have ever visited... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
CBDenmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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“entrance fee” (5 reviews)
“pre wwii” (3 reviews)
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Aleje Jerozolimskie 51, Warsaw 00-697, Poland
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+48 22 625 35 52
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

This is one of those "depends on how much free time you have" kind of things. After you've seen the palace, maybe explored a few parks or museums, check this place out. It's just a room where you sit and look into 3D viewing machines...More

Thank blooberry
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Unless we missed something completely this is definitely the smallest museum we have ever visited. But it was very interesting and funny to see they actually had stereoscopic images back in the early days. The entrance fee was a couple of zloty and they actually...More

Thank CBDenmark
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Most people have never experienced a place such as this. It has a picture viewer of the way Warsaw looked many decades ago. The machine who's name I forget is the way people from about 90 years ago viewed pictures in a public setting.

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

NOT TO BE MISSED. Easy to reach but not well signed so make sure you prepare yourself before you visit as it is not easy to find. But you will experience something you cannot experience in other places. Back in time when cinema and photography...More

Thank Pierre B
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This is like instagram 100 years ago. Step back in time before catching your train. Just opposite the central station.

Thank Rosselladvice
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

A small unique museum. We saw cool 3D pictures of India. Today, Thursday, was free entry. You sit down and watch the pictures, about 15-20 minutes.

Thank shenorkel
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Hidden away off the main square at the back of a courtyard you'd be forgiven for missing it. Don't go in expecting too much, there's one room with a central column that you sit at and look through a view finder that shows you two...More

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We visited it due to good tripadvisor rating, with big expectations. It is not bad, but also not great...you can view some pictures about old warsow, but they do not have a story or some details...

Thank Laura M
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Quite nice photo exhibition of wartime Warsaw. There is not really a whole lot to do or see except for the photos but it sure is nice to see only if you are nearby...don't go out of the way to visit because you could be...More

Thank daesquiv
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Photo­plasticon, was invented in Germany in the second half of the 19th century. Formerly a window on the world, now a worldwide phenomenon, a relic of the past and an unusual tourist attraction. The Warsaw Photoplasticon is unique as it's the only one in the...More

2  Thank Lana N
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