European Solidarity Center (ECS)
An interactive permanent exhibition, where the history of the Solidarity movement is brought to visitors in a captivating way. Part of its mission is to “commemorate, maintain and popularise the heritage and message of the Solidarity movement and the anti-communist democratic opposition in Poland and throughout the world”. The observation deck on the rooftop has free admission and offers views over the area of the former Gdansk Lenin Shipyard, the Old Town as well as the Main Town of Gdansk. Further facilities include a play department for children (5 PLN per child per hour), an underground parking (entry from Nowomiejska Street, 4-10 PLN per hour) and restaurant Amber Side.
LOCATION Solidarity Square 1 (Plac Solidarności), inside the Gdansk Shipyard
October - April: Monday and Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; closed on Tuesday
May - September: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Saturday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
TICKETS 20 PLN, discounted ticket 15 PLN, family ticket (up to 5 persons) 55 PLN; tickets include a free audio guide in 8 language versions. Free entrance for children up to 7 years old, journalists, professional tourist guides.