Polish Aviation Museum, Krakow

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Located on the site of one of the oldest airfields in the world, Polish Aviation Museum houses an impressive collection of historic aircraft. Opened in 1964 inside four old hangars, the museum now features both indoor and outdoor exhibits, as well as a renowned aviation library and photo archive. Take a guided walk a to hear the stories behind the more than 200 fixed-wing planes, gliders, and helicopters, some of which are extremely rare. See the twenty aircraft once part of the personal collection of Nazi leader Hermann Goring. Saved by the Allied forces, these planes ended up abandoned on Polish territory at the end of World War II. Use our Krakow itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Polish Aviation Museum and other attractions in Krakow.
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  • This is the place where you can find. Here you can find a piece of the history of both the Polish and the world of aviation. In the halls to see copies of the aircraft from the beginning of the 20th century. But there are also relatively fresh combat aircraft Polish air force as the MIG-21 or SU-22. To me a particularly warm impression of the second war, which used to be very interested in. Standing next to each other the greatest opponents of the Spitfire and ME 109-. The memories of wakes up also helicopter, which during the pilgrimage flew John Paul II. Big impression doing also airplane engines, which occupy the entire Hall. Especially engines jets show the scale of their size. I think everyone will find something for yourself, I recommend!
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  • A city that is not first choice for the average traveler like me but it was a very nice historical centre the pre Christmas surprise with the decorations and markets in the period L made it charming to see you
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  • every year I go to the Museum on the picnic! I love this place! tons of exhibits, super atmosphere!
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  • Lots of different old airplanes and other artifacts from airplanes (seats and bombs mostly). I found it interesting to see how big the size difference is on many of the fighter jets. There is a good interactive area where the kids can sit in an airplane and fly a simulator.
  • I spent a good part of a day there during my Kraków trip and I highly recommend it to any aviation enthusiast! There is so much to see and if you are like me and love to take pictures it's perfect!
  • Biggest most comprehensive collection of all versions og Migs and PZL and Sukhois and all Eastern Block countries aeroplane industries creations. Gliders. Helicopters. Engines. They got it all. Theme exhibitions. Lots is going on here. Most (of the older) posters still in Polish only. Same with the books in the shop. The outdoors planes getting increasingly rusted and molded...
  • Like the possibility to look really from small distance. You can even touch the planes. So sad I had only about one hour to take look, so it was so quick. I would have to take a look again here once again.
  • Lot of aeroplanes/jets mostly from former eastern block (Mig, Su, Mil, ...)