1. Poland
  2. Pomerania Province
  3. Toruń

Torun: Private Copernicus Trail and Old Town Walking Tour

Product ID: 342316
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Step into the cosmos at the House of Nicolaus Copernicus Museum. Journey through the universe, planets, and stars as you learn about the history of his life and medieval times with your private guide. Then, stroll around Torun Old Town and see the sights.
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Duration: 2 - 3 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM
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English, German, Polish
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the fantastic House of Nicolaus Copernicus Museum
  • Familiarize yourself with the history of one of the most well-known astronomers and scientists
  • Explore authentic medieval tenements with interactive exhibitions
  • See the highlights of Torun Old Town with your local expert guide
  • Enjoy a private tour with only your family and friends
Full description
Visit the museum dedicated to the great astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus, then take a walking tour of the Old Town of Torun. Benefit from the services of a private expert guide exclusive to your group. Select the 2-hour option for a more condensed exploration of the Old Town, or upgrade to the 3-hour option to explore the area even better.

First, meet your guide at the House of Nicolaus Copernicus Museum, supposedly the birthplace of Copernicus Once inside, discover documents and mementos connected with his life and work, as well as interactive exhibitions that bring his great achievements to life. Explore real life artifacts, 3D displays, light shows with a view of the Universe, and more.

The museum covers not only the man and his work but also other subjects, such as the period he lived in, medieval Torun, the history of astronomy, architecture, the earth and solar system, and even economics. After your fantastic lesson, follow your guide to see the paths Copernicus walked along centuries ago. See the big sculptured monument to him in the center of Market Square, an icon of Torun.

The tour ends here for the 2-hour option but if you select the 3-hour option, continue on a longer walk in the Old Town. Head to the Planetarium with your guide and find out about the existence of the universe. Admire one of the best views in the city by the Vistula River, and try to stand upright under the Leaning Tower. Finally, see the Medieval Defensive City Walls, the remains of a Teutonic Castle.
Includes
  • Private licensed guide in your chosen language
  • Entry to Museum House of Nicolaus Copernicus
  • Walking tour of Copernicus Trail in Torun
  • Commentary and facts about Nicolaus Copernicus and Torun
  • Market Square sightseeing
  • Leaning Tower and Teutonic Castle remains sightseeing (3-hour option only)
What’s Not Included
  • Tickets for 4D movies in the museum (€6, optional)

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of House of Nicolaus Copernicus, Mikołaja Kopernika 15, 87-100 Toruń

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From £57.06 per person