Museum of Happiness brings ‘sweet art’ to capital
A museum dedicated to happiness has opened in Warsaw, offering sweetness, fantasy and an escape from the outside world.
The new Be Happy Museum offers a place where people can experience a light-hearted environment, which contrasts with the cold winter weather and the global uncertainty outside its walls.
The museum’s director Kacper Kleban says: “The space is huge, it's hard to put into words. It is best to come here and find out. Even the photos of it do not fully reflect what it looks like in reality.”
Located inside the Atrium Reduta shopping centre in Warsaw, the museum occupies almost 800 square metres of space, much of it pastel-coloured.
It is decorated with items and areas that offer a cheerful backdrop for visitors to photograph themselves with – and then share on their favourite social media platform, such as Instagram or Tik-Tok.
“We are presenting a completely new style of art in our country – sweet art,” said Kleban, adding that the museum is a place for everyone, including families and fans of social media.
The attractions include a unicorn carousel, an ice cream stand and ball pits. With sanitary measures in place due to the pandemic, the latter cannot be used at the moment, but the museum is open.
Visitors have to wear a mask, but are allowed to take it off to pose for photos.
The museum in Warsaw is the fourth one in Poland, joining locations in Poznań, Szczecin and Zakopane, each of them different.
Its offerings will be changed systematically, which means that people can expect new experiences with each visit.
According to Kleban, “at the Be Happy Museum, your imagination opens up, creativity opens up and you just leave here happy”.