Łódź Tourism Organization was established in 2017 as an association at the initiative of the City of Łódź and local institutions and tourist entrepreneurs of the tourism industry.

    The Organization’s mission is to create a positive image of Łódź as a place attractive for tourists as well as to support development of tourist market of the region. Łódź Tourism Organization is active at the home and foreign fairs, workshops; also organize promo campaigns and study visits for travel agents and journalist. Through their actions they want to build a long term relations with the most important business partners.

    Organization also integrate the public and economic sectors as well as institutions, people and organizations operating in the City of Lodz interested in the development of tourism in this city.

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    PTTK Branch in Lodz continues the tradition of tourist industry activities started in the Lodz region by the Branch of the Polish Tourist Society.

    The Branch coordinates the operation of a system of marked hiking and cycling routes. Moreover, it also carries out the initiative of promoting and verifying badges of qualified tourism and sightseeing. An important aspect of the Circle’s activities is the organisation of training for tourist staff. Within the Branch’s structures there is the largest Guides’ Circle in central Poland.

    An important part of PTTK’s activity is tourism service, both inbound tourism in Łódź and organisation of sightseeing tours. PTTK Branch in Łódź is the biggest tour operator of domestic sightseeing tours offered to individual customers in the region.

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    The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz is one of the oldest film schools in the world. The school’s history dates back to the 1940s, when Higher Film School was established at Film Institute, which was founded in 1947, and merged in subsequent years with the Film Department of State Higher School of Fine Arts] (later The Władysław Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts]) and The Leon Schiller Higher School of Acting.

    The School educates directors, directors of photography, animators, photographers, screenwriters, editors, film and television production managers and actors. Studies comprise practical workshop classes accopmpanied by history, culture and art theory contributing to a thorough artistic development.

    The School’s rector’s office is located in the former villa of the Łódź factory owner Oskar Kon, and the School’s cinema is accessible via the legendary staircase, where later masters of Polish cinema sat during their student days.

    In 2023, the School will celebrate its 75th anniversary.

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    Film Museum in Lodz is the only such museum in Poland. It was created in 1976. At that time, it was the Department of Film and Theatre Culture at the Museum of the City of Lodz, while in 1984 it was separated as its division. After ten years of existence, the Museum moved to the new (current) premises in the former K. Scheibler’s palace at 1 Victory Square.

    Apart from the organization of exhibitions or meetings, the Museum has outstanding collections. It possesses a considerable collection of over 50 000 exhibits, which is constantly growing thanks to purchases, donations, gifts, and deposits. The exhibits are collected in four principal departments: history of cinema, film technique, poster, and stage design.

    The Museum helps visitors get familiar with old film equipment, documents of films life, material objects related to the creation and functioning of the art of feature films, documentaries, educational, animated and avant-garde films, videos and television, film programs, posters, stage design, photos, and memorabilia related to cinema personalities.

    The Museum also has its own film archive and organizes the Media Festival “Man in Danger” focused on the contemporary Polish socially-themed documentaries. Another interesting element for the visitors is the unique Kaiserpanorama.

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