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Museum of Applied Arts

Museum of Applied Arts

The Museum of Applied Arts is a branch of the National Museum in Poznan. It is located on the Przemysl Hill, in the very heart of the city of Poznan. The castle tower which is 43 meters high, offers a unique view of the city and its surroundings. In the space of 1500 m² in the joint buildings of the Przemysł Castle and Raczyński’s edifice, a new exhibition, devoted entirely to the applied art, is presented. It is the only such place in Poland. Amongst 2000 objects arranged in a unique way, one can find furniture, ceramics, glass and metal, weapons, jewellery, fabrics, costumes and accessories. The museum presents applied art from Middle Ages until modern times.
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Model of Historic Poznań

Model of Historic Poznań

The Franciscan Church’s vaults host 3 models: the model of historic Poznań, the model of first Piasts’ town and the model of the Old Market Square. The first one depicts Poznań as presented in Braun-Hogenberg’s picture of 1618 in the scale of 1:150. The second one shows the appearance of Poznań in 10th century. In consideration of blind people, third model (1:100) has been made in the convex technique. The descriptions of the elements are in Braille.
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Museum of the Wielkopolska Uprising of 1918-1919

Museum of the Wielkopolska Uprising of 1918-1919

The museum is housed in the Guardhouse on Poznan's Old Market Square. The permanent exhibition chronicles the events of the Wielkopolska Uprising 1918-1919. The Museum documents Wielkopolska's independence traditions from the first half of the 19th century, through the Wielkopolska Uprisings to the inter-war period. The wide range of exhibits from this time include mementoes, military effects, graphics, pictures, documents, publications, press, photographs and films.
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Museum of the Poznan June 1956 Events

Museum of the Poznan June 1956 Events

Housed in the old Kaiser's Palace, the scene of Poznan's "Black Thursday", and now the Zamek ("Castle") Cultural Centre. The museum contains collections connected directly with "Poznań June 1956' and also with anti-Communist opposition in a wider sense. Exhibits include photographs and memorabilia of the participants and victims of the event in Poznań in June 1956 and also all historical sources of anti-communist opposition activities in Wielkopolska between 1945 and 1989 as well as the great Polish "watersheds" of 1956, 1968, 1970, 19767, 1980-1981
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Museum of Arms

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.
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