Works to create a Kosciuszko Museum are in progress

01/01/2018

A project: The creation of a Kosciuszko Museum with a permanent exhibition titled "Kosciuszko - a Hero Still Needed" within Bastion V of Fort no. 2 Kosciuszko and an educational route on the Kosciuszko Mound in Krakow with adjustments for persons with disabilities", executed with financing from the European Regional Development Fund within the scope Operational Programme 2014 - 2020 for the Małopolska Region.

 The project’s aim is to increase the appeal and improve the competitiveness of the region by creating a modern narrative Kosciuszko Museum with a permanent exhibition entitled ‘Kosciuszko - a Hero Still Needed’ within Bastion V of Fort no. 2 Kosciuszko, and an educational route on the Kosciuszko Mound with adjustments for the needs of persons with disabilities.

 The project will result in launching a modern narrative Kosciuszko Museum within Bastion V and its adjacent inner yard. The scope of the project will include renovation and rebuilding of Bastion V and topping the yard with a glass roof in order to make these structures adaptable for cultural and tourist-related purposes, including exhibition space, as well as a tourist route adjusted to the needs of persons with disabilities and the reconstruction of the historical gates and decks of Fort no. 2 Kosciuszko.

The total cost of the project, as specified in the funding agreement, will be PLN 11 029 904.92.

Subsidies form European Funds will total PLN 6 277 181.64.

The project is co-financed by the National Fund for Revalorisation of Krakow’s Monuments.

Visualisation of the Kosciuszko Museum:


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