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Photoplasticon

Aleje Jerozolimskie 51, Warsaw 00-697, Poland
+48 22 625 35 52
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Way before Instagram

This is like instagram 100 years ago. Step back in time before catching your train. Just opposite... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Rosselladvice
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Tokyo, Japan
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Unique museum

A small unique museum. We saw cool 3D pictures of India. Today, Thursday, was free entry. You sit... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
shenorkel
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Haifa, Israel, Middle East
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  • Average9%
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Aleje Jerozolimskie 51, Warsaw 00-697, Poland
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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
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
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
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
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
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

1  Thank Lana N
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is an old machine working like it was in the 20's. We just can imagine the wonder then when people watch this kind of 3D photos. Not to miss when visiting warsaw.

Thank Tiago M
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This was interesting but only if you're in the area. We were under the impression that this exhibit included over 5,000 photos with some photos of areas outside of Poland. However, we found that this exhibit has only 50 photos, all within the Warsaw area....More

1  Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved the Photoplasticon. A stunning vintage machine displaying amazing 3D plates of old Warsaw. It's housed upstairs in a fairly non descipt building but it's a real hidden gem. At the risk of sounding like I'm exaggerating it really is a must see...More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 5 January 2017

It is an absolute must see if you're in Warsaw. This photoplasticon has been here since 1905, and has been operating ever since. The photos shown change periodically, and are usually very interesting, especially if you are interested in history. You feel like you just...More

Thank Idaaoyama
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