The Model of Former Poznan


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The model shows Poznan as it was presented in Braun-Hogenberg's picture of 1618. Its central part is covered by a town located on the left bank of Warta River, in the circle of medieval walls. Additionally, you can see a miniature of Ostrow Tumski, which is of great importance in the history of Poznan and Poland, as well as miniatures of the following suburban villages: Chwaliszewo, Garbary, St. Martin and St. Adalbert.

Visitors may listen to a half-hour recording on historical Poznan, the life of its residents and how the town has evolved over the ages. A lighting system highlights successive sections of the town as they are described in the recording. The show of lights, sound and special effect with a commentary in Polish, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Russian. The show takes about 30 min. The model consists of 2300 objects in scale 1:150.

Address: Ludgardy Street

Opening hours:
Daily; the show begins at: 9:30 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 12:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 2 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 5:00 p.m.; from June to September also at 5:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m..

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