History of the Museum
From June 19, 2021, the museum is located in its new headquarters, at 10 Staroszkolna Street. The new building provides more opportunities for development for our museum and for the Educational and Social Center that is located there.
Save the memory of the people who created the canal and those who lived, worked and died here.
Collect, process and share archival and material souvenirs related to the Bydgoszcz Water Junction.
To praise the beauty of Bydgoszcz seen from the perspective of the water.
To provide the memory of people who where somehow conected to shipping and hydrotechnics on the waters of Bydgoszcz Canal. Were proud of being an inland waterway sailor, engineer, lockkepper, and those who left a part of themselves on the route of the Bydgoszcz Water Junction.
To educate young people in a spirit of respect for the past and to revive the models of civic virtue and work ethic which was created by the environment of skippers and hydraulic technicians.
To stimulate scientific, sports and artistic (literary, directing and musical) talents of young people.
Disseminate the centuries-old traditions of Bydgoszcz trade and shipping in Poland and abroad.
To show the role of the Bydgoszcz Water Junction in the landscape of Poland and Europe.
Strengthen the image of Bydgoszcz water sports abroad.
We strive to make the planes by the canal become a source of pride and a showpiece of Bydgoszcz as they used to be.
Make the surroundings of the Bydgoszcz Canal a space for painting and photo plein-airs as well as music concerts.