Visit museums virtually and in real life
Are you planning to go to a museum, learn an interesting story and experience an adventure, but you don’t always feel like going on a trip and leaving your home? For those who want to get to know the museum offer of Warmia and Masuria, we offer virtual walks around museums in the region.
The virtual world, based on modern technologies, will never be equal to reality and visiting museums in real life. Nevertheless, virtual experiences can bring you closer to the offer of a given facility and encourage you to visit it in person. We invite you to take a virtual walk around the museums of Warmia and Masuria.
Virtual Museum of Warmia and Masuria
The website of the Virtual Museum features monuments from various areas of art, everyday objects, numismatic items, military items, documents and photos. A virtual reading room with online publications was also launched. The Virtual Museum of Warmia and Masuria also collects souvenirs related to the Polish Borderlands (Kresy).
Fot. Grzegorz Kumorowicz, Archiwum Muzeum Warmii i Mazur.
Regional Digitization Laboratory in Elbląg
It is the first centre in the province that deals with digital preservation of architectural monuments and museum collections in 3D technology. The website features digitized resources of selected museums of Warmia and Masuria. You can see the presentation of the Elbląg Canal, go for virtual walks around some monuments and a broad collection of exhibits from the Middle Ages.
Boyen Fortress in Giżycko
The fortress was built in 1843-1855 on the so-called Giżycko Island, as an important strategic developments of East Prussia. It covers an area of 120 hectares and is surrounded by a 2 km stone and brick Carnot wall with four gates and a dry moat.
The Boyen Fortress is one of the best-preserved defence structures from the 19th century, located within the existing Polish borders. The website of the facility features a virtual walk around the area made in 3D technology.
Archaeological and Historical Museum in Elbląg
The museum has an extremely rich collection of archaeological relics obtained during 30-year excavations conducted in the Old Town in Elbląg.
Lots of objects made of clay, leather, glass, metal and wood provide a colourful image of the material culture of the city, showing the standard of living of its inhabitants covering a period from the 13th century to the beginning of the 20th century. The museum’s website offers virtual walks in both of its buildings.
When choosing Warmia and Mazury as a destination to visit with your kids and spend a vacation or a planned weekend, you search for places and hotels with a swimming pool, slide, playground, rope park, so that our children are occupied, and you, an adult, can have some time for yourself.Find out more
This trail leads through unique places. It's nearly 300 km of exciting journey in the footsteps of great discoveries that have changed the perception of the universe forever.Find out more