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Poznan Archaeological Museum

ul. Wodna 27 | Palac Gorkow, Poznan 61-781, Poland
+48 61 852 82 51
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Very interesting visit.

Visited on the day it was free. Always a bonus!. Able to have headphones for translations... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kath m
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Surprisingly good

We'd just been to Switzerland where I'd been disappointed in the museums. Then here was a small... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colona1988
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Suffield, Connecticut
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Jedyny w Polsce prawdziwy obelisk ze starozytnego Egiptu, narzedzia uzywane kilkanascie tysiecy lat temu przez pierwszych mieszkancow dzisiejszej Wielkopolski, urny grobowe w ksztalcie twarzy - to tylko czesc niezwyklych zabytkow, jakie mozna obejrzec w Muzeum Archeologicznym w Poznaniu. Placowka jest jedna z najstarszych, najwiekszych i najprezniej dzialajacych tego typu w Polsce. Prezentuje piec wystaw stalych: Pradzieje Wielkopolski, Tu Powstala Polska, Smierc i Zycie w Starozytnym Egipcie, Archeologia Sudanu, Sztuka Naskalna Afryki Polnocnej. Ekspozycje sa multimedialne - urozmaicaja je panele dotykowe i ekrany LCD. Czesc wystaw jest interaktywnych - zwiedzajacy moga wyprobowac swych sil w stworzeniu rytu naskalnego, dzieci wcielic w archeologow pracujacych na wykopaliskach lub przymierzyc kolczuge sredniowiecznego rycerza.
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“iron age” (2 reviews)
“ancient egypt” (2 reviews)
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ul. Wodna 27 | Palac Gorkow, Poznan 61-781, Poland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on the day it was free. Always a bonus!. Able to have headphones for translations. Excellent displays and very interesting content. Great day out.

Thank kath m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd just been to Switzerland where I'd been disappointed in the museums. Then here was a small town museum that housed an interesting collection that is put together well.

Thank Colona1988
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on the corner of Town hall Square the museum exhibition space itself is quite small, but I did kind of get the feeling that I had missed a staircase or room full of wonderful things based on other peoples reviews here. That said I...More

Thank Daya101
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The Museum is a bit like the Tardis on entry it seems very small but then expands in many directions to display Egyptian as well as early Polish artefacts. The Egyptian part is mostly downstairs with the Polish history shown through a series of tableaus...More

2  Thank Will O
Reviewed 15 July 2017

There is a section on very early settlements in this region that, whilst different from the settlements that occurred in the UK, I still didn't find that interesting. I believe that the Egyptology section of this museum is the largest in Poland and it is...More

2  Thank pnhmrk
Reviewed 26 May 2017

It is nice and compact museum. You can manage it in 1...2h, interesting not boring exposition. Lot of coins and another metal, wooden, stone and clay findings Findings from Egypt are presented too. Many of findings are good restored. Perfect place for bad weather day...More

2  Thank 1Viktor1
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This wasn't on my agenda when I planned my trip to Poznan but as a history buff I thought it would be worth checking out. I was pleasantly surprised...it was a small but well done museum. Clean and very well put together. It has a...More

1  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Located in a beautiful historical building, with an interesting selection of artefacts. You will likely hear a music from the courtyard - if not live, during the concert, then just chilling tune from the cafe you may rest at.

2  Thank Malwina J
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Very poor museum, with almost nothing of interest in it. It is not an interesting visit: Next time I will no visit it.

1  Thank Francisco Javie... D
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Actually you can stay in the museum for half day if you have time! They provide free English audioguide so you can enjoy the details of each display case. Each display case got their audio numbers that's why you can stay in the museum for...More

2  Thank Simon W
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