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Since the 19th century, numerous Copernicus monuments have been built around the world. Even today, new sites of remembrance honoring the astronomer emerge, especially in Poland. Each site has a unique agenda, narrative, and background.
Encounters with a German-Polish cultural landscape
The history of West Prussia is very multi-faceted. It is an example of a cultural landscape on the Baltic Sea that has benefited from its advantageous location in the heart of Europe for centuries, but has also frequently become the political plaything of rulers. The permanent exhibition in the West...
Staesz Pfefferkuchen Spices!
The name alone is evocative of family traditions. It carries the promise of delicious cakes and biscuits, particularly in the run-up to Christmas.
Virtual tours through the permanent exhibition of the West Prussian State Museum
Since 2021, the museum's permanent exhibition can also be viewed online. For this purpose, 360° tours were developed for various exhibition areas.
West Prussia Library
With over 22,000 titles, the West Prussia Library offers a wide collection covering the cultural, economic and social history of former West Prussia.
The West Prussian Regional Museum is the only museum institution in Germany that presents the history and culture of historical West Prussia. The museum houses various collections and its own archive with diverse holdings. Selected topics convey a vivid picture of a cultural region shaped for over...
Worlds of Maps – Worlds of Texts
After political independence came Nazi occupation and then communism: the cities of East Central Europe were affected by numerous upheavals and caesuras in the middle of the 20th century. War and destruction, changing administrations, the subsequent reconstruction and new, ideologically shaped urban...