Metropolitan area museums prepare for Night of the Museums

The European Night of Museums take place this year on the evening of Saturday May 21. The hugely popular event, which sees museums across Europe throw open their doors until early the following morning, is a great opportunity to spend a family evening visiting the regions museums, galleries, and cultural centres and to take part in the special events most lay on for the evening.

Not only can you admire the permanent exhibitions but often there’s a chance to see parts of the museums’ collections not normally on display; watch special films; see special re-enactments; meet artists and writers; take part in workshops and events and discover some secrets about the museums you might not previously have been aware of. It’s an event which has proven popular with the whole family, regardless of age.

You can also tour the museums during the day and evening and discover what a rich offering the Gdansk-Gdynia-Sopot Metropolitan Area has not just within its big cities but also in smaller towns in the region.

We invite you to the European Night of Museums 2016 in Gdansk, Gdynia, Sopot, Będomin, Gniew, Hel, Kwidzyn, Malbork, Tczew, Trąbki Wielkie, Waplewo Wielkie, Wejherowo, and Żukówo.

Admission for all is either free of charge or 1zł.

There will be a special, free bus service running Gdańsk Główny – Westerplatte – Gdańsk Główny to allow you to get to the WWII exhibition there. You can find the timetable here.

There will also be a special, free tram service running Oliwa – Gdańsk Główny – Oliwa and we’ll post the link to its timetable shortly.

You can download a leaflet showing what is planned for Gdansk (Polish only) from here.