back to top

    Winter break 2024 with culture – the Historical Center Zajezdnia in Wrocław

    Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

    Artistic, dance, theatrical, historical, weaving, calligraphy, and photography workshops, multimedia exhibitions, various themed activities, film screenings, theatrical performances, educational games and animations, concerts – these are just some of the offerings prepared for the winter holidays by museum and artistic institutions led and co-led by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. From January 15 to February 25, over 80 institutions will be implementing a special program for children and youth. We invite you to explore the rich offerings and take advantage of the opportunities for shared activities.

    the Historical Center Zajezdnia

    Explore Wrocław’s post-war history through interactive workshops and exhibitions at the Historical Center Zajezdnia

    Wrocław’s Historical Center: A Journey Through Time
    The Historical Center Zajezdnia stands as a testament to Wrocław’s post-war journey, featuring the exhibition “Wrocław 1945–2016.” Children and teens explore the city’s post-war history, delving into the broad context of border changes, population shifts, city reconstruction, and resettlement.

    Solidarity Workshop
    In the “S” Word workshop, participants discover the significance of “solidarity” in the context of Poland’s Solidarity movement. Through interactive games and collaborative tasks, attendees grasp the essence of solidarity, fostering teamwork to achieve common goals.

    Young Scientist Academy
    The Young Scientist Academy introduces children to the fascinating world of experiments, making science tangible. From a volcano with baking soda and vinegar to non-Newtonian fluids, participants engage in captivating chemistry and physics experiments.

    Stencil Art Workshops
    In the 1980s, Wrocław witnessed a street art revolution with stencil art on city walls. The Stencil Art Workshop allows everyone to unleash their inner street artist, creating unique stencils and exploring the expressive power of this form.

    Young Historian Academy
    History comes to life in the Young Historian Academy, showcasing the diverse tools and methods historians employ. From paleography to genealogy, participants delve into the exciting realms of historical research.

    Screen Printing Workshop
    Screen Printing Workshops unveil the process of creating underground press, known as “bibuła.” Participants learn the screen printing method, experiencing a taste of 1980s activism. Each person leaves with a cotton bag imprinted with their chosen design.

    Supermarket Challenge
    Through role-playing in a recreated meat shop, participants step into the daily realities of pre-1989 Poland, navigating the challenges of the People’s Republic of Poland (PRL). Facing shortages, rationing, and queues, each participant gets a firsthand taste of life during that era.

    Golgotha of the East
    The new exhibition, “Golgotha of the East,” at the Room of Memory for Siberian Deportees, delves into the history of Sybirak deportees. Interactive educational games like “Great Escape” and “Explorers of Siberian Mysteries” immerse participants in the challenging yet crucial history of Sybiraks.

    More in section