Emigration-a topic related to the fate of millions of people who over the centuries chose or were forced to leave their homeland in search of a better future.
The museum is located inside the maritime station building opened for service in year 1933.From this place on board of transatlantic passenger ships, many people set out to the world in search of a better future.
Modern exhibition will allow us to get closer and understand the motives and inconveniences associated with the phenomenon of emigration.
We will find out how the industrial revolution had an impact on human movements and we will discover the most populated part of Warsaw at that time.
We will understand why potatoes saved Europe and together we will take a long journey from the small Polish village all the way to Chicago located across the ocean in America, to find out what connects Polish emigrants with the Chicago Bulls basketball team.
On a unique model inside the museum, we’ll check the construction of the most famous Polish passenger sailing vessel – MS Batory.
Visiting the Emigration Museum is not only a time travel but also an opportunity to take a closer look at the main entrance to the port of Gdynia. At the French quay next to it, in the summer season, modern passenger ships are moored at your fingertips.