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  • Cultural Heritage
    Katowice
    The Cultural zone, called also the 'Space of Culture' in Katowice is located between Spodek arena and new buildings which are the seat of the International Congress Center (MCK), The National Orchestra of Polish Radio (NOSPR) and the Silesian Museum. The location of the Space of Culture adapted the area of former coal mine "Katowice". There you can find, according to a characteristics for Upper Silesia urban designs and motifs, amazing buildings. Tourist can admire a fantastic view from the green roof of the MCK, and Hoist tower of the former pit shaft, on which a panoramic lift is mounted (the Silesian Museum)
  • Cultural Heritage
    Katowice
    The complex of buildings of the Silesian Museum, situated in the former Katowice coal mine, along with other institutions which are being built here will create the so-called Cultural District - the new centre of cultural life for the city. The coal mine "Katowice" operated from the third decade of the nineteenth century until the end of the last century. In total, about 120 million tons of coal were mined. Characteristic old buildings have remained of the mine, many of whom were built as early as the nineteenth century, and each individual building was given the features inspired by the Romanesque and Gothic styles.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Katowice
    "The largest private art gallery in Poland is situated in Janów, a district east of the city center of Katowice. It is located in the pithead building and the bathroom at the shaft ""Wilson"" in the Coal Mine ""Wieczorek"". The gallery boasts of an exhibition area of nearly 2500 square meters! Monica Paca and Johannes opened the gallery, by inviting a group of artists, musicians, actors and other artists, and lovers of contemporary art. The gallery is located on the Industrial Monuments Route of the Silesian voivodeship. "
  • Cultural Heritage
    Czeladź
    The Gallery "Elektrownia" (“Power Station”) is housed in the old building of the largest and most modern industrial plant the town city - the coal mine "Saturn". The building was built of brick, in the style characteristic of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. It was designed by outstanding Polish architect, Joseph Pius Dziekoński. Inside the building, there are art exhibitions, an original turbine, a control panel and a powerful flywheel.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Świętochłowice
    The Silesian Uprisings' Museum is located in the building of the former Police Headquarters at 1, Wiktora Polaka Street in Świętochłowice. In the revitalized object designed by the Zillmann brothers the visitors are invited to find the permanent exhibition of modern and multimedia character. The exhibition is arranged on four floors: from the ground floor where one can see the „Świętochłowice A. D. 1919” room with an interior inspired by the main street from the period of uprisings, to an entresol - a perfect place to admire the staff special session.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Bytom
    “Kronika” ("Chronicle"), which is part of the Bytom Cultural Center, was established in 1991. The activities of this institution are beyond an ordinary gallery itself. It combines various fields of art - painting, printmaking, architecture, film, theater, music - into one artistic message. In 2006, the institution underwent reorganization. The center was also renovated. Moreover, the gallery goes beyond art. It runs a bike rental shop.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Bytom
    Lovers of old cars should seek out in Bytom the following address: 98 Strzelców Bytomskich Street. In the building of the voivodeship training centre for drivers one can find the Museum of Motorization and Technology, in which there are three exhibition pavillons presenting old cars, wheelers as well as military vehicles. They come from a few Silesian institutions and private collections. The oldest vehicle is a Buick from 1928.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Radzionków
    Centrum Dokumentacji Deportacji Górnoślązaków do ZSRR w 1945 roku mieści się w budynku byłego dworca kolejowego w Radzionkowie. Placówka pełni różne funkcje w obszarze edukacji, kultury, historii, a także zachowywania dziedzictwa kulturowego. Stała ekspozycja przybliża historię deportacji i uświadamia zwiedzającym, że 1945 rok – czas końca wojny i wyzwolenia, dla wielu śląskich rodzin był początkiem gehenny związanej z masową wywózką na wschód. Wielu Górnoślązaków pozostało na radzieckiej ziemi na zawsze. Wystawa w interesujący sposób łączy ślady przeszłości w postaci eksponatów z nowoczesnymi rozwiązaniami multimedialnymi.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Pszczyna
    The Stables of the Prince of Pless are one of the many attractions of the town, which after a complete renovation has regained luster in the twenty-first century. The complex of buildings consisting of proper stables, a coach house, garages and a riding school is located slightly northeast of the palace. These facilities were built (mostly) the historizing styles in the second half of the nineteenth century. Unfortunately, the building of riding arena was "modernized" in the communist era, when it was adapted to a sports hall.
  • Cultural Heritage
    Świerklany
    Amateur art painting has a rich tradition in Upper Silesia. One of the greatest artists was Ludwik Holesz (died in 1999), whose paintings can be found in numerous domestic and foreign collections. Every day, he worked as a miner in the mine "Moszczenica", and in his spare time he painted original pictures. You can see them in the gallery, which was opened in the family home of Ludwig Holesz in Świerklany, in 1986. His wife, daughter and grandson also deal with art.