Exhibitions

The entry ticket to the Kościuszko Mound allows the visitor full access to all the collections, installations and exhibitions in the historic interior of Fort 2 “Kościuszko”. All open from 9:30 until nightfall:

MounthOpening HoursFinal admittance to the exhibitions Closing Time
01.01 - 15.019:3014:3015:00
15.01 - 28.029:3015:3016:00
01.03 - 29.039:3016:3017:00
30.03 - 30.049:3017:3018:00
01.05 - 30.089:3018:3019:00
01.09 - 30.099:3017:3018:00
01.10 - 22.109:3016:3017:00
23.10 - 31.129:3014:3015:00

Kościuszko, Chapter 1

This installation is located in Bastion V of Fort 2 “Kościuszko”. The current presentation is the first stage in setting up a modern museum dedicated to Tadeusz Kościuszko at the foot of the Kościuszko Mound in Krakow. The presentation provides glimpses of our hero's biography, from his birth in Merechovshchina in 1746 to his death on the 15th of October 1817 in the Swiss city of Solothurn. Surrounded by original and reconstructed  memorials, pieces of art and models we travel together with Kościuszko, through all of the stages of his life: The American Revolutionary War (1777-1785),…
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The Fortress and the City 1846-1918

This presentation is located in the South Caponier of Fort 2 “Kościuszko”. It is the first of its kind in Krakow. You can visit it in the restored and excavated Austrian cisterns used to store rainwater for the defenders. This presentation shows the history of the Krakow Fortress created around Krakow by one partitioner of Poland – Austria – to defend against another – Russia. In the extremely mood setting insides of the Caponier we can familiarise ourselves with all of the Fortress' topography and the exquisite dioramas which will illustrate, among many, the Battle of Krakow in 1914.…
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Polish Road to Freedom

Located in the South Caponier of Fort 2 "Kościuszko" The nature of this collection is best explained by its name: "Polish Road to Freedom". This is the only place, where you can meet the most prominent Poles at the same time. People who fought for their freedom not only by strength of arms. Realistic wax figures are dressed appropriately to their time period (some of them have been donated by Słowacki Theatre and are over a hundred years old) and are posed in such a way as to capture interest. Among the soldiers you can meet General Józef Dąbrowski (who was immortalized in the Song of the…
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You can enter the Mound between 9:00 and 19:00 today. ×