Exhibition: New Shipwreck Conservation Centre in Gdansk

“Shipwreck Conservation Centre with Studio Warehouse – construction of a cultural infrastructure branch of the National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk.”

The Shipwreck Conservation Centre in Tczew is an innovative and quite unique investment in Europe. Its total cost amounts to ca. 5,3 million €, it is financed from the funds of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism and the funds of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Poland.

Gdansk Shipwreck Conservation Centre

The new investment combines two functions: the Conservation Workshop and Studio Warehouse together with Exhibition Hall. The Exhibition Hall will serve as storage and exhibition facility for three historic yachts – “Dal”, “Opty” and “Kumka” as well as construction elements of historic vessel. Conservation works and research as well as digitalization of mobile historic monuments will be performed in the Conservation Workshop.

Project is conducted in Polish-Norwegian partnership. One of partners is Norwegian Maritime Museum in Oslo that aims to cooperate with NMM in Gdansk in area of conservation of archeological objects extracted from wet environment. The other partner is Museum of Cultural History in Oslo and cooperation between institutions involves exchange of experience and effective practices in digitalization process.