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Emigration Museum

Local name: Muzeum Emigracji

The Emigration Museum in Gdynia houses a rich collection documenting the history of Polish emigration. It is the only museum of its kind in Poland. The permanent exhibition of the museum, including old photographs, documents, letters and various items of everyday use, shows the fate of Poles emigrating from the nineteenth century to the present day.

Poles have emigrated and are still emigrating from their homeland for a variety of reasons, using various means of transport and heading to various places in the world - detailed information on this subject is shown in exhibitions at the Gdynia Emigration Museum. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about the Great Emigration, the industrial revolution, the emigration of Poles to the US and the Polish community there, the fate of Poles during World War II and the People's Republic of Poland.

The seat of the Emigration Museum is the Marine Station - this place had a special meaning in the interwar period. At that time, the building had a transit function for emigrating Poles.


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    Polska 1 Gdynia , Poland