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Poznan Archaeological Museum

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Address: ul. Wodna 27 | Palac Gorkow, Poznan 61-781, Poland
Phone Number: +48 61 852 82 51
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Jedyny w Polsce prawdziwy obelisk ze starozytnego Egiptu, narzedzia...

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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Feel like a child again

I seriously felt like a five year old again, going through this museum. It was a lot of fun looking at the installations and (re)learning the iron age etc. I thought the Egyptian... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2015
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I seriously felt like a five year old again, going through this museum. It was a lot of fun looking at the installations and (re)learning the iron age etc. I thought the Egyptian section was the best, especially the mummy and the mummy cases. Fullly recommended. Child or not :)

Thank BlueDakota23
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This museum is rather small, buy you can find a lot of very interesting exhibitions. Also during holiday they have special events for kids. Museum on Saturday is free

Thank Ania K
Poznan, Poland
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161 reviews
51 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Went to the museum with my son during Museum Night. It was packed but we had still fun. The museum is fairly small but keeps a couple of nice artifacts. In 1h you should be able to see it all. Nice is the Patio with an Egyptian obelisk.

Thank Tim O
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Unfortunately a rather unfriendly, unhelpful receptionist, mature so she should know better, was our first point of contact, following which we lost most of our enthusiasm for the place. We later found we were entitled to a complimentary audio aid which would have added to the visit which she didn't tell us about. Otherwise an interesting place.

Thank NigethePie
Abilene, Texas
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stopped here for a short visit and were pleasantly surprised. Think we were the only ones there, so had time to enjoy without the crowds.

Thank kenelsieray
Irmo, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The museum has an excellent audio tour with headphones. It was fun to learn about Poland's history in more depth and see artifacts recovered from near by. My children, 10 and 9 years enjoyed it very much. The museum was very inexpensive and was very comfortable.

1 Thank BethIneson
Hadsten, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

If you are into Egyptian history, this is not a museum to miss. I think it is a bit undervalued as attraction of the city.

Thank Kim G
Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

So much interesting stuff is off the main town square which is essentially one sprawling restaurant. This was a pleasant surprise with four main exhibition rooms, Ancient Poland, an Egyptian display (very well done), a Sudanese desert display (interesting rock carvings), and a room dedicated to a famous Polish archaeologist (whose name escapes me). There is also an adjoining cafe... More 

1 Thank Haydnstoe
Vilnius, Lithuania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The whole museum consists of 4 rooms, half of which is filled with miniature models of various aspects of life of "ancient people". The target audience of the exhibition is 10-15 year-olds, so if you already know how they made fire or weapons, you really don't need to visit this museum.

1 Thank zeneka_lt
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I've first visited this museum when I was 12 and now, nearly 20 years later it was just as great. The place is interesting to both adults and kids. A lot of displays are interactive and there is a kiddy trail to follow so the little ones don't get bored. Highly recommended.

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