The Wielkopolska Museum of the Battle for Independence - Poznań Army Museum


The museum occupies survived after 1945 kazamat corridor, now called the Little Sluice, which is actually a flyover Fort Winiary Western.

The museum collects historical artifacts and literature related to the participation of the Army "Poznan" in the September 1939 campaign. The permanent exhibition facility "The faithful oath" reminds trail combat this army with particular emphasis on the Battle of Bzura (9-16 September 1939), and as its commander Gen. Tadeusz Kutrzeby.

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.

The musem is closed on 24-26 and 31 of December.

Ticket's prices

8/4zl (regular/reduced)

Admission free on



The "Poznań' Army museum documents the history of military science in Wielkopolska from the Uprising to the September campaign of 1939 and the Polish underground during the Second World War. A wide range of objects are on display, including mementoes, military effects, graphics, pictures, documents, publications, press, photographs and films. The museum is currently undergoing a thorough renovation. Visitors can also view the temporary exhibition "The Battle of the Bzura".

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