Here you can touch the exhibition, explore, recognize objects by their shape. This is a place where you can visit the exhibition in complete darkness without closing your eyes. The exhibition at the Invisible Gdansk Museum is guided by blind and visually impaired people.
Follow your guide's voice and use your hands
During the visit, you use your senses of hearing, touch and smell. You touch things you know every day. You pass them on your way to school or work. You use them in everyday life. However, when you can’t see them, it will take you a while to recognize the shape of the object.
Imagination sometimes suggests interesting answers.
Don’t be afraid of the dark. The voice of the guide is only a hint where to go, what to pay attention to.
Objects are presented at different heights and have different structures. They are smooth, rough, stone, wooden, metal, plastic. Sometimes warm, sometimes “cool”, soft, hard, pleasant in touch. They can have any geometric shape.
Experience, discover, try
Be careful, you can also “stumble”, your eyes are not able to get used to this darkness.
Blind people cope perfectly well in the urban jungle, with communication and social barriers. You enter the “world of darkness” only for the duration of your visit.
I wonder how many monuments you will recognize by touch in Gdansk Room. Try to draw a picture in the dark, recognize the smell.
We do not want to reveal what exhibits are on display, go and see for yourself. These are not only the monuments of Gdansk.
In the Bright Room, the guides show the everyday objects they use and introduce the secrets of the Braille alphabet. You can ask a question.
For school children, age 9+ preferred.
- Niewidzialny Gdańsk, STOWARZYSZENIE INVISIBILIA
- ul. Okopowa 7
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- tel.: 58 352 02 85