MUSEUMS IN POZNAŃ on plan

The Wielkopolska Museum of the Battle for Independence - Museum of Arms

Description

The Museum of Arms is located on the premises of the former Fort Winiary (the Poznań Citadel), in a Military Laboratory bunker added on in 1872. Originally used to make gun powder and shells, the facility was later converted to a munitions depot.The biggest attraction of its permanent exhibition are its outdoor displays of military equipment featuring over a dozen military vehicles, nine airplanes, two helicopters, five tanks, as well as numerous canons and mortars.The biggest attraction of its permanent exhibition are its outdoor displays of military equipment.

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A 2017

Opening hours

1) from March to October: 10:00am. - 5:00pm.
2) from November to February: 10:00am. - 4:00pm.
3) every Sunday (whole Year): 10:00am. - 4:0pm.

Ticket's prices

8/4 zl (regular/reduced)

Admission free on

Tuesday

Exhibition

The oldest items date back to the early 19th century. Particularly remarkable are the Russian World War II tanks: the light T-34 and the unique IS-2 (made in one of the first production runs in 1944), the widelyknown BM-13N Katyusha rocket launcher mounted atop an American Studebaker US-6 truck chassis as well as the cars: the unique ZiS-5/12 fitted with an American anti-aircraft search light Z-15-4/3 and three ZIS-151 cars, each with a radiolocation station.

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