During the tour you will spend a day exploring Gdansk's shipyard area and most impressive museum about communism in Poland - Solidarity Center Museum. The private guide will tell you the history of PRL period and help you to understand its consequences for Poland and East Europe.

  • Learn history of the Solidarity and communism in Poland on a private guided walking tour
  • Visit the Sala BHP
  • Walk through Gdansks Shipyard area and see the most important monuments connected to Solidarity
  • Enjoy pick up from your hotel in Gdansk Old Town
  • You can also extend your tour! Take advantage of skip the line tickets to Gdansk Solidarity Museum

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  • 2 - 4 hours
  • Private TourExclusive only for you
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  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Polish, Norwegian, Swedish
  • Walking tour
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Join our Solidarity Museum Gdansk tour! Start your walk in Gdansk Shipyard which was once the working place for thousands of people. Listen to stories about the communist era in Poland which was a hard time for all citizens. Discover how their determination led to the collapse of totalitarian systems in Europe. You will also learn the story of Lech Walesa. He was the worker from the shipyard who became the leader of the first free trade union Solidarity.  Later he became the first democratically-elected Polish president in post-WWII history.


Solidarity Museum Gdansk Tour

During the 2-hours version of the tour you will see the Three Crosses Monument. This is important monument to the shipyard workers. The monument shows how turbulent and dramatic the history of modern Europe was after 1945. Then walk through the historic Main Gate with 20 postulates of workers before continuing on to the old shipyard buildings. Stop at Sala BHP, the Shipyard Museum, where the agreement with the communists was signed. Finish the tour with a stroll around the shipyard to witness how work continues there to this day. Last but not least get a shot of vodka in the Polish restaurant where you can stay to have a lunch.

You can also choose extended version of the tour. This option will takie 4-hours. You will spend an additional 2 hours exploring the European Solidarity Centre (Solidarity Museum Gdansk). This is one of the newest, interactive and the most interesting museums in Gdansk. Your guide will help you to understand the exhibition as well as the historical context surrounding the incident that took place in the Gdansk shipyard.

  • Private Solidarity Tour led by licensed guide
  • PRL traditional shot of Polish vodka
  • Visit at Sala BHP and Shipyard
  • The true history and facts about PRL times in Gdansk
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the European Solidarity Centre (only in 4-hours option)
  • Hotel pickup from hotels located outside of Gdansk Old Town

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Meeting point

Meet your guide under the Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers of 1970, Plac Solidarności, 80-001 Gdańsk Open in Google Maps

Important information

What you should know

  • Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information
  • Please note that pickup from your hotel is only possible from Gdansk Old Town (guests from outside Gdansk Old Town are encouraged to arrange transportation when making a reservation)