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Dom Uphagena, Uphagen's Haus

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Address: Dluga 12, Gdansk, Poland
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Enjoy the show the way people lived in XVIII century!

Sometimes you would like to understand the way people lived earlier: luxury, housekeeping, servants and everything. This the right place to understand how they organized their... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
George6772
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes you would like to understand the way people lived earlier: luxury, housekeeping, servants and everything. This the right place to understand how they organized their living space!

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

not a big museum but beautifully decorated and interesting history - think you need to be interested in how people lived and the styles of interior design - costs about £2 to visit and only takes about 45 mins maximum, has cloakroom and toilet Wikipedia describes it well Uphagen House is an 18th century merchant house located in Gdansk, Poland.... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

It took us 10 min to go around the whole house. The whole top floor is dedicated to different types of windows which we found boring. Not a lot to see there. The tickets were only 10 zloty each which is less then 2£ but even then I wouldn't recommended it.

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Thank TiaS84
Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

This beautiful old house museum is located on the main street of the old town. Definately worth a visit, but not if you have difficulties climing steps. Allow yourself an hour of a bit more. Quite beautiful but not totally amazing.

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Thank IrmaLiberty
Westbury,Wilts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

We came into this house on our private tour. Didn't pay to go in but in the reception there is a model of the house which shows how deep the house is, you can also see the large staircase and some internal decoration. Very interesting.

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Thank AngelaM007
Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

This is a peek into the lives of the old time wealthy Gdansk Hansa merchants. The heating systems and walls and rooms in general are superbly decorated. Worth a visit if you like abundance in art.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

We were not told by the staff that half of the museum would be close. No one was able to communicate in English. We paid the ticket for 2 rooms. It was very disappointing

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Very pretty house, but sadly we found that a lot of the text was not in English, so we couldn't get the full story of the house. The interior is very beautiful and decorated with period furniture. The upstairs gives a full history of the surrounding houses, however, not all of it was translated into English, at 10zl a visit,... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

This restored Hanseatic townhouse is a delightful glimpse into life at the height of the city's prosperity. The wooden staircase is a thing of beauty on its own. I loved the murals in the rooms and the wallpaper was outstanding. The one front room had murals following a Chinese theme. Another room had beautiful butterflies and insects. The kitchen downstairs... More 

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Thank HelenZA
Northern Poland, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

Uphagen family belonged to the richest families in the city. Remains of their palace and park are located in the district of Wrzeszcz, compare Restaurant Villa Uphagena. The original interior of a wealthy home Gdansk. Also available kitchen and distinctive courtyard. Periodic exhibitions on the town and life of its inhabitants. Worth visiting.

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