Dialogue Centre Upheavals permanent exhibition guide

Entering the Dialogue Centre Upheavals we immerse in the past – figuratively and literally – descending to a “well of history”, to the abyss to see the events: beautiful and terryfying; to learn about the fates of people: heroes, oppressors or ordinary individuals.

Children of magic. African dolls and puppets

The new permanent exhibition of the Department of Non-European Cultures collection is devoted to African puppet theatre – the phenomenon strongly rooted in the tradition of various African societies.

Pomeranian Cabinet. In the mirror of coins, banknotes and stamps

„Pomeranian Cabinet…” is a new permanent exhibition of the Department of Numismatics collection, which presents the history of Pomeranian coins, banknotes and stamps. Its content is both the rule of Griffin dynasty and the rule of Swedish and Prussian kings, Brandenburg electors and German emperors.

Ancient Roots of Europe. Dohrns’ Szczecin Collection

The exhibition shows Europe’s largest collection of reconstructions of famous antique bronze statues, complemented by ancient ceramics. It owes its uniqueness not only to its greatness, but also to exceptional relation between the artworks and the exhibition space.

The Golden Age of Pomerania. The Art at the Court of Pomeranian Dukes in 16th and 17th Centuries

MThe National Museum in Szczecin invites its visitors to see the exhibition of art at the court of Pomeranian dukes in its heyday in the 16th and early 17th centuries.

Old Silver

The exhibition presents goldsmithry and silversmithry wares from the collection of the National Museum in Szczecin. The layout of the exhibition makes it possible to look through fashions and trends in European goldsmithry and silversmithry from the middle ages to Art Nouveau. Beautiful objects made of precious metals are testimony to outstanding skills of old masters.

The Oldest Charts of History of Szczecin

How did people live in Szczecin 600, 800, or even 1000 years ago? Where did they live? What tools did they work with? What ornaments did they wear during holidays? What did they believe in? What did they use to fight? Who ruled them?

History and Culture of Szczecin in Swedish and Prussian Times

The exhibition presents modern history of the city, illustrates important events, economical development, local crafts and industry and people related to Szczecin under Swedish, Prussian and German rules.

In African village

The pre-war City Museum in Szczecin had a collection of artifacts of non-European peoples (including African ones), gathered on the initiative of Georg Buschan (presently in the collection of the State Museum of Ethnography in Warsaw). In Polish Szczecin, interest in Africa appeared in the late 1950s with the launch of the West African route by Polska Żegluga Morska – Polish Steamship Company.

Hans Stettiner and Jan Szczeciński. Everyday Life in Szczecin of 20th Century

The Szczecin’s History Museum invites the visitors to see a permanent exhibition Hans Stettiner and Jan Szczeciński. Everyday Life in Szczecin of 20th Century.

Art of Africa – between a Mask and a Fetish

Objects classified as works of African art rarely play aesthetic role in Africa. They are strictly related to the believes, religions and  rituals.

From the Sun compass to DECCA system – the history of hyperbole in navigation

The National Museum in Szczecin invites to visit new permanent exhibition From the Sun compass to DECCA system – the history of hyperbole in navigation. We can interpret natural phenomena as signs of a way.

The Seaside Narrow-Gauge Railway Exhibition

The origin of Gryfice exposition of narrow gauge railways was a fleet withdrawn from service in the Pomeranian Commuter Railway, mainly from Gryfice, Białogard and Dobra near  Nowogard, since late 1970s set by the Gryfice station