Muzeum Izba Polska
  • Saint Birgitta Church in Maribo

    In 1894 the then Catholic bishop in Denmark sent Reverend Edvard Ortved to Denmark to give the Poles pastoral care, and already in 1895 the thought about a mission station in Maribo arose. Even though Nakskov was the biggest city at the islands, they chose Maribo as the centre for a new church at Lolland-Falster, and a property was bought in the eastern part of Maribo by the present street called Mariagade. Reverend Ortved went to Poland, especially in the quite periods of time in the winter, and even to Russia to collect money for the construction of the church in Maribo. Reverend Ortved had already collected enough money in 1897, and the construction of the church began.



Museum Polish Barrack

Højbygårdsvej 34, Tågerup, 4970 Rødby
Phone: 25 77 92 01

CVR 35612831

MobilPay: 25 77 92 01

Museum The Polish Barrack is ready for the summer season. We open July 1st and stay open tentatively until the end of August. The museum is open every day, except Mondays, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The preseason with many Corona virus canceled group visits has been expensive for the museum. We are missing revenue for around DKK 30,000, and are not covered by the state aid packages. Therefore, we hope that many locals and guests from outside will visit us this summer.

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The project is co-financed by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs from Polonia funds.
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