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ŁAŹNIA 1 Centre for Contemporary Art


This cultural institution has great gallery spaces and it's main purpose is to organize contemporary art exhibitions, but it also hosts music concerts, film presentations and art workshops. The Polish word łaźnia means 'baths' and that was the function of the building, since it came into existance in 1908, as one of the three city baths in Gdansk at that time. After years of no attention for the building, local artist groups started to adapt it in the 1990's. Finally, in 1998 the Łaźnia Centre for Contemporary Art (CSW Łaźnia) has been established.

LOCATION Jaskółcza Street 1, Dolne Miasto district, south from the Old Town

GET THERE In front of the the Main Train Station (stop Dworzec Główny) take bus line 111 (4 stops) and get off at stop Wróbla. Alternatively, take tram line 3, 8 or 9 to stop Akademia Muzyczna, walk 10 minutes south through Łąkowa Street and turn right into Śluza Street. Łażnia is on the corner of Śluza Street and Jaskółcza Street.

OPEN Tuesday - Sunday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. (Thursdays until 8 p.m.), closed on Monday

TICKETS 7/5 PLN, free entry on Wednesday

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