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Krakow: Nowa Huta Steel Mill Main Office & Shelter Tour
Visit Krakow's Nowa Huta Stell Mill and discover one of Poland's foremost examples of socialist realist architecture. Descend underground and explore a Cold War-era shelter under the mill.
- Step into the 1970s with a visit to a preserved Cold War-era bomb shelter
- Learn about socialist realist architecture as you explore the mill's main office
- Visit the entrance hall, staircases, conference rooms and the director's office
- Find out about Cold War-era construction methods as you tour the mill
- Admire the decorative ironwork, stone cladding and other aesthetic touches
DescriptionDiscover a living history of 50s and 60s Poland with this tour at the Nowa Huta Steel Mill in Krakow. Learn about the building's Cold War history with a visit to the mill's underground shelter. Meet your guide at the main gates and start your exploration of socialist realist architecture. Learn about construction methods in Cold War-era Poland as you explore the main office building. Admire the aesthetic touches added to this industrial building. See the stone cladding, hand-forged ironwork, and specially-designed furniture and lighting. Visit the entrance hall, staircases, conference rooms, and the office of the general director. After your tour of the main office, descend into the bomb shelters under the mill. These have been left unchanged since they were in operation in the 70s, giving you a chance to experience a piece of history.
IncludesLocal guide Entrance ticket (main office and shelter)
- Children must be accompanied by an adult This tour does not include entrance into the industrial areas of the mill This tour involves a lot of stairs