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Photoplasticon

ul. Aleje Jerozolimskie 51, Warsaw 00-697, Poland
+48 22 625 35 52
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Nice but nothing waw

We visited it due to good tripadvisor rating, with big expectations. It is not bad, but also not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura M
via mobile
Vintage photos of Warsaw

Quite nice photo exhibition of wartime Warsaw. There is not really a whole lot to do or see except... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
daesquiv
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Gdansk, Poland
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ul. Aleje Jerozolimskie 51, Warsaw 00-697, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 November 2016

It is incredible that the Fotoplastikon has survived the ravages of the Second World War in its original location - this fact alone makes it unique, and it is the spirit of the place that is more interesting than the old stereoscopic photos on show....More

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 22 September 2016

i do believe that this is the only one of its kind left in europe. its incredible. the exhibitions change, its right in the center, so doesnt demand going to great lengths to reach. i always recommend this place to people. its unique and very...More

Thank uriwollner
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a ‘quick visit’ kind of place. I do recommend it, especially if there is an interesting exhibit, such as old pictures of Warsaw. Unfortunately when we were there, the exhibit was not so interesting – old vacation photos in Africa.

Thank product-of-canada
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