Kołobrzeg attractions

Church in Kołobrzeg

Cathedral

The 14th-century cathedral is the most important historic sight in town. Though badly damaged in 1945, it has been rebuilt close to its original form. For such a massive building, it has a surprisingly light-filled …
Museum in Kołobrzeg

Polish Arms Museum

This large museum isn’t as dull as you might expect and is well worth a look if you’ve time on your hands. The displays cover the history of weaponry across the ages, with examples of swords, armour, halberds and mo…
Museum in Kołobrzeg

History Museum

Housed in an Empire-style merchant’s house called the Braunschweig Palace, the sister institution to the Polish Arms Museum has a neatly presented collection, with an emphasis on weights and scales (metrology). Head…
Museum in Kołobrzeg

Amber Museum

Kołobryeg's Amber Museum displays several kilos of prehistoric tree sap in a gleaming white, 21st-century space. It's not a patch on the Malbork or Gdansk amber museums, but an interesting indoor distraction if the …
Historic Building in Kołobrzeg

Town Hall

The Town Hall, just east of the cathedral, is a neo-Gothic structure designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel and erected by Ernst Friedrich Zwirner (who also built Cologne Cathedral) in the early 1830s after the previou…
Lighthouse in Kołobrzeg

Lighthouse

To the west of the beach stands the lighthouse, which you can climb for panoramic views. There's a small mineral museum in the base.
Historic Building in Kołobrzeg

Lontowa Tower

Sometimes erroneously known as the 'powder tower', this tower is a 15th-century survivor from the original city walls. It's currently for sale if you're interested in a centrally located, medieval red-brick tower wi…