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The Faculty of Architecture of the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice


A campus extends to the east of the old city of Gliwice, where most of the university buildings of the oldest technical higher school – the Silesian University of Technology stand. Tourists should visit this place, because there are a lot of historic buildings worth attention. For instance, at the corner of Wrocławska and Strzody Streets there is an interesting building of the Faculty of Architecture of the Silesian University of Technology, originally built (at the end of the nineteenth century) as one of the first hotels in the city.

Location
street Strzody 10
44-100 Gliwice
Gliwice
Upper Silesian Agglomeration
in the city/town, in the city/town centre
Contact data
: 32 237 12 10
: rar@polsl.pl
General Information
: technology & science, architectural monuments
Prices & amenities
: admission free
Availability
: whole year
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“Grey Chemistry " is the popular name of the building of the Faculty of Chemistry of the Silesian university of Technology, located at ks. Marcina Strzody Street. Originally, it was built in 1911 as a secondary school for boys and girls. The building was designed in the German Neo-Renaissance style, and it owes its name to grey brick veneer walls. In the 1920s, the school was expanded with one wing, which this time was erected in the style of early Modernism.
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The Czesław Poborski Museum of Mineral Deposit Geology in Gliwice is located at the Institute of Mining and Geology of the Silesian Technical University. The first exhibition housed in three rooms took place in 1961. The most valuable items include collections of Fr. Leopold Szersznik, fossils from the Upper Silesia, ore specimens, paleozoological exhibits, Carboniferous flora, iron meteorites, and the so-called collection of Khabarovsk.
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