Hydropolis, centre of knowledge about water, was opened in December 2015. It is the only object like this in Poland and one of the few in the world.
Hydropolis, centre of knowledge about water, was opened in December 2015. The new attraction of Wrocław is located in the old building in ul. Na Grobli. It is an old clean water tank, built in 1893. The attraction is for everyone, regardless of age. Modern multimedia ideas were applied during the construction. The whole exhibition has over 4 thousand square metres.
In the room “The planet of water” we can learn about different theories of the origins of water in the Universe. The next rooms present a bit closer but equally interesting areas. One can get inside a bathyscaphe “Trieste”, in which two daredevils dived into the Mariana Trench in 1960. Right next to it, we can observe the creatures living in the oceans and seas, from several-metre long sharks to microbes.
Every room has multimedia tablets with interesting details about ground-breaking discoveries of the underwater world, the nature of water and its use in the human life. We can also see the theme of water in religion and art.
The interactive table with maps of Wrocław, for example during the Millennium Flood or the map of the city waterpipes, attracts both older and younger visitors.
The visitors can enter every 30 minutes. Every ticket is sold for the certain hour, which corresponds to the hour of projection in “The planet of water” room - this is were the visit begins.
The tickets can be bought on the website.