The Wielkopolska Museum of the Battle for Independence - Museum of Arms
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.
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.
8/4 zl (regular/reduced)
Admission free on
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.Go back to list