Museums in historical buildings in Wielkopolska
Museum of Industrial History in Opatówek, photo: Archive of the Commune Office in Opatówek
Museums in historical buildings in Wielkopolska
Wielkopolska, frequently called the cradle of Polish statehood, has been accumulating artefacts and evidence of its past for over one thousand years. These were often aristocratic collections, or family keepsakes as well as treasures which over time became concealed deep in the ground. The first museums were established only in the 19th century. Special rooms in the castles and palaces of Gołuchów, Rogalin and Kórnik were designated to hold valuable collections of weapons, paintings and books. Museum facilities, similar to those we know today, were first launched only 100 years ago. We would like to invite visitors on interesting tours along the routes delineated by museums located in historical buildings. Because of their diversity and large number, everyone will find something of interest here Museums can be found in various types of locations, which in the past were owned by wealthy nobility, for instance in former palaces or manor houses. Some museums have been organized in old monasteries, factory buildings or town halls which are no longer used for their original purpose. Exhibition facilities of a new type include open-air museums where it was possible to save a great number of rural buildings from destruction.
Due to the large number of the museums and the size of their collections it is impossible to get acquainted with them very quickly. Indeed, while visiting a museum one needs to be patient and detail oriented. Sometimes it is a good idea to spend a whole day in one of them. The museums described here and the accompanying list of accommodation and catering facilities allow for designing custom tailored itineraries in accordance with your interests, following trails of castle museums, old palaces and mansions, famous persons, rural architecture, or vanishing branches of industry. For those who would like to see the most interesting museums in the region in a short time we suggest 3 one-day trips to different areas of Wielkopolska. Suggested routes along the trail of Museums in Historical Buildings: 1. Poznań – Szreniawa – Nowy Tomyśl – Rakoniewice – Wolsztyn – Leszno 2. Poznań – Kórnik – Koszuty – Dobrzyca – Gołuchów – Opatówek 3. Poznań – Szamotuły – Jaracz – Wągrowiec – Osiek – Piła
Old Town Square in Poznań, photo: Archive of Wielkopolska Tourist Organization, A. Piechocka
TRAIL NO. 1: Poznań – Szreniawa – Nowy Tomyśl – Rakoniewice – Wolsztyn – Leszno
naissance buildings north of Italy. Its origins reach back nearly as far as the history of Poznań which received municipal rights in 1253. It was reconstructed by Giovanni Battista di Quadro from Lugano in Italy, during 1550-60. However, the tall tower crowned with a classicist spire with an eagle retains its Gothic stem. Its frontal façade in the Italian style, with a three-storey loggia is still greatly admired by tourists. Every day at noon, tourists, and especially children, wait in front of the building for another symbol of Poznań, that is the Town Hall goats. They appear at 12 o’clock and their horn-butting display is always met with great applause. The clock mechanism with the goats was installed in 1551. For centuries a seat of the municipal authorities, the town hall was destroyed and restored a number of times, and following World War II it was transformed into a museum. Its exhibitions present the history of Poznań from the 1200s to 1954 by displaying
Poznań Poznań Historical Museum 60-772 Poznań, Stary Rynek 1 tel. 61 856 81 93 www.mnp.art.pl/oddzialy/ratusz firstname.lastname@example.org open: /until 15 Sept./ Tuesday - Thursday 9:00 – 17:00, Friday 12:00 – 21:00, Saturday – Sunday 11:00 -18:00, /from 16 September/ Tuesday - Thursday 9:00 – 15:00, Friday 12:00 – 21:00, Saturday - Sunday 11:00 – 18:00 The Town Hall in Poznań, is a symbol of the city and one of the most beautiful Re-
valuable documents and handicraft collections. The exhibits include manuscripts, old prints, incunables, modern prints and brochures, books and historical artefacts. There is also a large number of photographs of people and the city of Poznań from the 19th and 20th century. Of considerable iconographic value are engravings, drawings, paintings as well as postcards depicting parts of the town and persons who rendered great service. Another notable feature is one of the largest Polish collections related to the history of municipal defensive units (socalled “riflemen fraternities”). The Revival Hall, otherwise known as the Grand Vestibule, ranks among the most outstanding examples of Renaissance-style interiors in the country. Its sail vault is covered with a series of coffers with rich stucco ornaments. The painted motifs inside the coffers make a reference to the world’s history, as well as civil virtues and duties. Szreniawa
apiculture, plant breeding and horticulture, hop-growing and wickerwork, rural transport and communication, food processing and the food industry, rural crafts, hunting and inland fishing, ethnography, history and art. We can see here an open-air exposition related to beekeeping; displays of machines and equipment connected with sugar manufacturing; horse mills and appliances designed for providing water to rural and farming areas. Visitors are greatly impressed by the collection of large steam traction engines and tractors used in agriculture. There is also a library consisting of nearly 34,000 volumes and over 1,100 films. The collection of paintings contains works by such artists as: Aleksander Orłowski, ������������� Wojciech����� Gerson, Leon Wyczółkowski, Józef Chełmoński, Julian Fałat, Zofia Stryjeńska. The museum’s large photography holdings comprise over 10,000 single photos and nearly 400 albums. The museum is also a research institution operating throughout Poland - it compiles invento-
National Museum of Agriculture and Food Industry
Workshops for children in the Museum in Szreniawa, photo: Archive of the Museum in Szreniawa
62-052 Komorniki, ul. Dworcowa 5 tel. 61 810 76 29, fax 61 810 76 42 www.muzeum-szreniawa.pl email@example.com open: winter /02.11 – 31.03/ Tuesday - Sunday 9:00 – 15:00, summer /01.04 – 31.10/ Tuesday – Friday 9:00 – 17:00, Saturday – Sunday 9:00 – 18:00 The only museum of this type in Poland, it is located within a park and palace complex with a neo-Gothic palace dating from 1853-53. The large exposition, comprising an area of 10 hectares, consists of 18 exhibition pavilions arranged throughout both the park and a former manor farm. It depicts the history of rural life and Polish agriculture from the 8th to the 20th century. The restored palace holds an exposition illustrating everyday life of a manor house in Wielkopolska in the 1920-30s. The exhibits are divided into several groups: agricultural technology, animal husbandry and breeding, forest bee-keeping and
Basketry show in the Museum in Nowy Tomyśl, photo: Archive of the Museum in Nowy Tomyśl Museum of Basketry and Hop Growing in Nowy Tomyśl, photo: Archive of the Museum in Nowy Tomyśl
ries of historical landmarks and artefacts related to residential and farmhouse construction as well as the food processing industry. The place holds a number of open-air events designed for visitors – the most popular include: Easter Fair, Pentecost Festival, and Country wedding. On top of a hill near the museum there is a neoGothic tower, a former mausoleum, which has been adapted to hold a scenic overlook.
enade, and Europe’s largest basket installed in the Town Square. The museum is located within the Culture and Recreation Park, in a reconstructed Hauländer building from the 18th century. The museum’s permanent exposition depicts the traditions connected with wicker growing, and the art of plaiting; we can also see here the varieties of wicker, its applications and techniques of manufacturing wicker items. Another exhibition presents the history of hop growing, the applications of hop in beer production as well as the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. The museum organizes workshops and outdoor events devoted to wicker plaiting. The most popular event, which continues historical traditions of a wicker market, is the Hop and Basketry Fair organized annually in September.
Nowy Tomyśl Museum of Basketry and Hop Growing 64-300 Nowy Tomyśl, ul. Topolowa 10 tel./fax 61 442 2311, tel. kom. 516 035 552 www.muzeum-szreniawa.pl/nowytomysl firstname.lastname@example.org open: /01.11 – 31.03/ Tuesday – Friday 9:00 – 15:00, Saturday – Sunday 11:00 – 15:00, /01.04 – 31.10/ Tuesday – Saturday 9:00 – 17:00, Sunday 13:00 – 18:00.
Rakoniewice Wielkopolska Museum of Fire-fighting
The area of Nowy Tomyśl is characterized by the poor quality of its soil. As early as the late 18th century, people were brought from Silesia, Brandenburg and Pomerania to cultivate the land. This area has the largest number of the so-called Hauländer villages in Wielkopolska. It was these people that started growing wicker and hops, and even today in the town and its surroundings there are workshops manufacturing wicker products. We can also encounter numerous wickerwork decorations in the streets, e.g. along the Wicker Prom-
62-067 Rakoniewice, ul. Kościelna 1 tel. 61 44 41 158 www.wmp-muzeum.psp.wlkp.pl email@example.com open: Monday – Friday 8:00– 15:00, Saturday – Sunday 9:00 – 13:00 Rakoniewice is a charming little town with several preserved arcaded houses around its market square. The museum is located in the
Steam Locomotive Depot in Wolsztyn, photo: Archive of the Town Office in Wolsztyn
Museum of Firefighting in Rakoniewice, photo: Archive of the Museum of Firefighting in Rakoniewice
corner of the square, in a half-timbered building from 1763, formerly used as an Evangelical church. At present the museum also occupies a former school building and a few exhibition pavilions. The collection comprises over 4,000 exhibits connected with the traditions and history of fire-fighting in Wielkopolska. Particularly noteworthy are 24 horse drawn fire engines which in the past were used by voluntary fire-fighting units. Other exhibits include: fire pumps, helmets, banners, uniforms and badges. The largest exhibits, such as 25 fire engines and heavy life-saving equipment are on display in exhibition pavilions. In the museum we can also see mementos connected with towns which cooperate with Rakoniewice. Wolsztyn
Leszno. Visitors invariably are impressed by the railway turntable from 1908 which turns the heavy locomotives and directs them to the locomotive depot. The storage hall of the roundhouse has room for eight locomotives. The Wolsztyn Steam Locomotive Depot includes a water tower, coal bunkers, ash pit and workshops. All these devices are in working condition and each day two or three steam engines are ready to go. The open air exposition of steam engines currently holds approximately 30 locomotives representing 15 different series. Unfortunately, the passing of time clearly takes its toll, therefore only some of the steam engines on display are still in working order. The highlight of the collection is the PM 36-2 steam engine manufactured in Chorzów in 1937; this was the fastest Polish steam locomotive reaching a speed of 130 kilometres per hour, and it was known as “Beautiful Helena”. The building next to the roundhouse holds a small museum with various types of railway equipment and accessories. Each year in May enthusiasts of old locomotives from all over the world come here for the Locomotive Parade, where they can see a presentation of steam engines from several countries. Additionally, Wolsztyn Steam Locomotive Depot organizes train rides for tourists. Even though Wolsztyn is a small town, it has three more museums which altogether constitute the Regional Museum. In the vicinity of Wolsztyńskie Lake we can visit the
PKP CARGO S.A. – Steam Locomotive Depot in Wolsztyn 64-200 Wolsztyn, ul. Fabryczna 1 tel. 68 41 91 793, 68 41 91 768 www.parowozy.com.pl/ firstname.lastname@example.org This unique place is the only museum of its kind in Europe. The existing roundhouse, from 1907, services regularly scheduled trains, and the steam-hauled trains still operate passenger services from Wolsztyn to Poznań and
Open-Air Ethnographic Museum of Western Wielkopolska, with 15 buildings representing rural architecture typical for this region, including Hauländer style. A neo-Gothic building from the mid-19th century holds the���� Robert Koch Museum where we can see artefacts connected with this Nobel Prize winner and a former resident of this building. Similarly, Marcin Rożek, a renowned sculptor, lived and worked here in the 1930s – and today his former house holds a museum devoted to him.
was unique to the old Polish Republic. We can also see the only Polish exposition of items related to Jan Amos Komenský and the Bohemian Brothers congregation. Yet, the museum is best known for its collection of Polish visual arts depicting rural scenes. It consists of over 800 paintings and over 250 engravings and includes works by such renowned artists as: Józef Chełmoński, Julian Fałat, Juliusz Kossak, Aleksander Kotsis, Jacek Malczewski, Leon Wyczółkowski, Stanisław Wyspiański. The most recently acquired section of the museum is located in a former synagogue and contains a Judaic collection consisting of items used for religious purposes, both in synagogues and at home, such as: Hanukkah lamps, menorahs, Torah ornaments, candle sticks, yads, as well as works of visual arts.
Leszno District Museum 64-100 Leszno pl. dra Metziga 17 (Museum) ul. Narutowicza 31 (Art Gallery) tel. 65 52 96 140, 65 52 96 143 fax 65 52 92 986 www. muzeum.leszno.pl email@example.com open: Tuesday 9:00 – 16:30, Wednesday - Friday 9:00 – 14:30, Saturday - Sunday 10:00 – 14:00
TRAIL NO. 2: Poznań – Kórnik – Koszuty – Dobrzyca – Gołuchów – Opatówek Poznań Archaeological Museum- Palace of the Górka Family
The museum is mainly located in two historic houses from the 18th and 19th century at J. Metziga Square. Additionally, its Art Gallery is located in the restored building of a former synagogue. The holdings of the museum are connected with the multicultural history of Leszno and its area. Operating for 50 years, the museum today has over 9,000 exhibits, and as many published works, and thousands of auxiliary materials. The museum holdings include archaeological artefacts ranging from the Neolithic period to the Middle Ages, coin treasures, numismatic collections and medals, works of crafts and arts, manuscripts, old prints, documents confirming privileges and statutes. Contemporary collections contain works of graphic arts devoted to historical themes; items related to cartography, and deltiology (view cards, picture postcards depicting patriotic scenes and ethnic groups), as well as photographs. Of great interest is the museum’s collection of 18th century coffin portraits. These were a part of traditional funerary art which
61-781 Poznań, ul. Wodna 27 tel./fax 61 852 82 51 www.muzarp.poznan.pl firstname.lastname@example.org open: /from 1 September to 30 June/ Tuesday Thursday 9:00 – 15:00, Friday - Saturday, 10:0018:00, Sunday 13:00 – 18:00 /from 1 July to 31 August/ Tuesday - Thursday 10:00 – 16:00, Friday 12:00-19:00, Saturday 11:00-19:00, Sunday 13:00-19:00 The imposing silhouette of the Palace of the Górka Family can be seen at the corner of Poznań Town Square. It dates from the 1540s, when a number of Gothic tenement houses were reconstructed and combined into one building. Later, when it was no longer used as a magnate residence, it was home to a monastery and a school. Nevertheless, it has retained its beautiful early Renaissance portal from 1548, and the inner courtyard with cloister arcade. The museum holds a number of
Archaeological Museum in Poznań, photo: Archive of Wielkopolska Tourist Organization, A. Piechocka
Obelisk of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the courtyard of the Archaeological Museum in Poznań, photo: Archive of Wielkopolska Tourist Organization, A. Piechocka
permanent expositions. The most important among these are The Prehistory of Wielkopolska and The Origins of the Polish State. The former depicts the history of this area, starting with the earliest human settlements until the end of Antiquity. A wealth of archaeological relics in Wielkopolska makes it possible for us to learn a lot about the region’s distant past and allows for the presentation of the findings in the form of an exhibition. Besides the genuine artefacts, we can see here reconstructions of dwellings, tombs and various structures, such as furnaces and workshops, as well as scenes depicting life in the distant past. Another exhibition entitled Death and Life in Ancient Egypt is a result of cooperation between the Archaeological Museum in Poznań, and the Egyptian Museum and Collection of Papyri in Berlin. The unique collection of Egyptian relics includes a 3,000 year old obelisk of Ramesses II. The museum’s latest exposition entitled The Archaeology of the Sudan presents the findings of Polish researchers working in that country and items deposited here by the Khartoum National Museum.
Kórnik Library of the Polish Academy of Sciences – Castle Museum 62-035 Kórnik, ul. Zamkowa 5 tel. 61 817 00 81, email@example.com www.bkpan.poznan.pl/muzeum open: Tuesday – Sunday 10:00 – 17:00 The main attraction of Kórnik is its castle and park – the only fully preserved magnate residence in Wielkopolska. Its origins date from the 14th century when Mikołaj Górka built a wooden castle on a small island surrounded by a moat. It was reconstructed in stone in the 16th century, which coincided with the increasing importance of the Górka family. Finally, in the early 1800s the castle was reconstructed in the style of English Gothic by Karl Friedrich Schinkiel, a renowned architect from Berlin. Following these alterations, its owner, Tytus Działyński designated the castle to hold collections of historical artefacts. He was particularly interested in old prints and books. He also collected old weapons, works of art, paintings and coins. His son, Jan Działyński, shared his father’s passions so the castle collections grew rapidly. Jan did not have any children, so
from old mansions from the late 19th and early 20th century. Arranged in a sequence, the dining room, guest room, drawing room, rooms belonging to the Master and Lady of the house, and children’s room hold typical furnishings, everyday items, and paintings dating from the period up to 1939. In the attic there is an exhibition entitled “Towards Independence” depicting the history of Środa Region from the time when Poland lost its independence until the Wielkopolska Uprising of 1918-1919; it
phisticated group of Classicist wall paintings in Poland. Here we can admire works contributed by remarkable artists of those times: Antoni Smuglewicz and Robert Stankiewicz. The only parlour without painted decorations is embellished with intricate stuccowork by Michał Ceptowicz. From the windows of the palace we Środa Region Museum in Koszuty, photo: Z. Schmidt
Castle in Kórnik, photo: Archive of Wielkopolska Tourist Organization, A. Piechocka
after he died the Kórnik estate was inherited by his nephew, Władysław Zamoyski. The new owner also expanded the collection and presented the whole estate to the Polish nation, by creating Zakłady Kórnickie Foundation. In 1953 the castle and its museum collections were acquired by the Polish Academy of Sciences. Selected rooms in the castle are occupied by museum expositions displaying items of historical and national importance, as well as collections of weapons and armour, works by renowned Polish and foreign artists, furniture of various periods, archaeological and ethnographic artefacts. The remaining part of the castle and a new annex building contain the holdings of Kórnik Library consisting of approx. 350,000 volumes. In the castle courtyard we can see two 18th century annex buildings. One of these, known as Klaudynówka, named after Klaudyna née Działyńska, holds occasional exhibitions. There is also a coach house with London-style carriages which were purchased by Jan Działyński in Paris from Lord Pembroke in 1856 for his wedding with the Duchess Izabella (née Czartoryska). The castle is surrounded by a park with approx. 3,500 tree and shrub species and variations, and known as Kórnik Arboretum; it is administered by the Institute of Dendrology at the Polish Academy of Sciences. Each year in May the place hosts a cultural event called Encounters with the White Lady. Its name makes a reference to a
legend and the person in white robes depicted in a portrait which can be seen in the castle. The White Lady was in fact Teofila Szołdrska Potulicka (née Działyńska), an owner of the Kórnik estate in the 1700s, who rendered great service to the town. Also in May, when the large magnolia collection is in bloom, the park holds an event entitled “Days of Azaleas and Rhododendrons in Kórnik Arboretum”. Koszuty Środa Region Museum – Manor House in Koszuty 63-000 Środa Wlkp., Koszuty 27 tel. 61 285 10 23, www. koszuty.pl firstname.lastname@example.org open: Tuesday – Friday 9:00 – 15:00, Saturday 10:00 – 14:00 This charming Baroque manor house holds a small Museum of the Środa Region. The half-timbered construction was made of larch beams infilled with clay. The unique features of this one-storey mansion include brick bay alcoves placed in four corners of the building. The building is crowned with a hip roof covered with shingles. The manor house was built in 1760 for Józef Zabłocki, who owned Koszuty at that time. We can see here a permanent exposition entitled “Small nobility-style dwellings in Wielkopolska” which presents furnishings
also presents some eminent persons connected with this area: Jan Henryk Dąbrowski, Antoni Amilkar Kosiński, Edward Raczyński, Ryszard Berwiński and others. Dobrzyca Museum of Landed Gentry in Dobrzyca Palace and Park Complex 63-330 Dobrzyca, ul. Pleszewska 5a tel. 62 741 30 39, www.dobrzyca-muzeum.pl email@example.com. open: Tuesday - Friday 10:00 – 17:00, Saturday - Sunday 10:00 – 18:00. The museum is located in a large palace and park complex from the late 1700s. On the outskirts of the park there is a unique silhouette of a Classicist-style palace which was erected in 1795-99 to the design by Stanisław Zawadzki for General Augustyn Gorzeński. In earlier times its owner had been an adjutant of King Stanisław August and a co-author of the Polish Constitution of 3rd May 1791. The L-shaped layout of the palace makes a reference to the Masonic square and to the fact that Gorzeński held the post of Grand Master in the Masonic Lodge. The entrance to the palace has the form of an imposing Tuscany-style portico, typical for Classicist architecture, located at the junction of the square arms. The conservation works, which were completed in 2005, restored the interior decorations, possibly the most so-
can look towards several Romantic-style buildings: a Masonic Lodge, with a circular floor plan, modelled after the Pantheon in Rome; monopteros with eight columns, built on an island of a nearby pond; an annex building covered with a Kraków-style hip roof, and an artificial grotto over another pond. Dating from the same time as the palace, the Romantic-style landscape park, which currently is being restored, features 35 trees granted with the status of natural monument. The largest of these is a London planetree which apparently was planted by Gorzeński himself, in honour of the Constitution of 3rd May. The thickest tree in Wielkopolska, it has a girth of 960cm and is 27 metres tall. Since 2002
tects, sculptors and painters brought here for this purpose. Numerous details typical of Polish Renaissance were retained, yet the castle’s overall appearance was modelled after French Renaissance. Antique and Renaissance architectural and decorative elements purchased in Italy and France were built into the castle’s walls. Izabela Czartoryska established here one of Europe’s largest private museums. Some of the collections were relocated from Hôtel Lambert, the Czartoryski family estate in Paris, and some holdings were purchased. The most valu-
variations of trees and shrubs, including some rare and exotic plants. Several buildings located within the park are home to the Forest Culture Centre. Additionally, a 19th century annex building, sometimes called “the palace” (the Czartoryski family dwelled there until 1939) holds the Forestry Museum. Attractions of Gołuchów include an enclosure for wisents in the vicinity of the park. Opatówek Museum of Industrial History
Castle in Gołuchów, photo: Archive of the Commune Office in Gołuchów, T. Marcinkowski Museum of Landed Gentry in Dobrzyca, photo: Archive of the Commune Office in Dobrzyca
62-860 Opatówek, ul. Kościelna 1 tel. 62 761 80 54, www.muzeum.opatowek.pl firstname.lastname@example.org open: Monday - Friday 8:30 – 15:00, Sunday 11:00 – 16:00, Saturday – according to prior phone appointment.
Castle in Gołuchów, photo:Archive of the Commune Office in Gołuchów, T. Marcinkowski
the whole complex has been administered by the legislative assembly (Sejmik) of Wielkopolskie Voivodeship.
able was Jan Działyński’s collection of antique Greek vases which he granted to his wife as collateral for a loan. The castle has been home to the National Museum since 1962. The exhibits which now can be seen here partly originated from the old collections owned by Izabela Czartoryska and partly were transferred here from the National Museum in Poznań. The expositions in the cellars and on the ground floor are modelled after the 19th century collections devoted to various styles. The exhibits on display here include artefacts from various countries, e.g. Spanish and Portuguese furniture, Flemish tapestries, French portraits as well as Chinese and Japanese decorative vases. The museum’s highlights include its collection of Gothic furniture, a great rarity in Poland, as well as the room with Greek vases. Unfortunately, the latter collection, which in the early 20th century consisted of approx. 250 exhibits, today holds only slightly more than 50 vases. The castle is surrounded with the largest landscaped park in Wielkopolska comprising an area of 162 hectares. Originally, it was partly designed as a decorative garden and its other part constituted a dendrologic park – the latter was established by Jan Działyński, who also created the park in Kórnik. The park comprises approximately 1,000 species and
Gołuchów National Museum in Poznań – Castle in Gołuchów 63-322 Gołuchów, tel./ fax 62 761 50 94 www.mnp.art.pl, email@example.com open: /from 1 May to 30 June/ Tuesday – Friday 10:00 – 16:00, Saturday 10:00 – 16:00 Sunday 10:00 – 16:00. Upon entering the park in Gołuchów we may feel as if we were visiting one of the famous châteaux in the Loire Valley. One of the few surviving Renaissance castles in Poland, the aristocratic residence in Gołuchów is also one of the best preserved architectural jewels of that period. The castle built on the bank of the Trzemna river ca. 1560 was a seat of the Leszczyński family, who over the years partly reconstructed the building. Later, the deteriorating castle was purchased by Tytus Działyński, the owner of the Kórnik estate, for his only son, Jan. In the early 1870s it became the exclusive property of Jan’s wife, Izabella (née Czartoryska). As a result of her efforts the building was restored by French archi-
There are few museums whose collections related to historic industries can compare with the holdings of the Museum in Opatówek. It is located in a classicist building from 1826 formerly housing a cloth factory. A cuttingedge facility for those times, the factory was built by Alfred Gottlieb Fiedler from Saxony. At its peak the thriving plant employed over 500 people working at 102 weaving looms. Resulting from the loss of demand in the market, during the First World War the plant was closed. This is one of the few European landmarks of industrial architecture of the early 19th century. The restored factory interiors hold a number of permanent exhibitions; some of these are particularly noteworthy. On the ground floor we can see a collection of the heaviest exhibits such as looms, machines used in the introductory stages of the fabric production process, steam machines and engines which were used for powering all appliances in the old factory. One of the most impressive collections is connected with pianos manufactured in the nearby town of Kalisz. Entitled “Polish pianos of the 19th century”, the exhibition displays over 50 grand pianos, as well as square, lyre-shaped, and upright pianos. Another exhibition devoted to “Kalisz Printing
shops in the 19th and 20th century” presents a brief history of editorial layouts applied in publishing, from 1603 until today. Other exhibitions focus on the industry of Kalisz Region during the 19th century industrialization of Poland and on various branches of the textile industry, e.g. knitting.
TRAIL NO. 3: Poznań – Szamotuły – Jaracz – Wągrowiec – Osiek – Piła Poznań
Museum of Industrial History in Opatówek, photo: Archive of the Commune Office in Opatówek
Museum of Applied Arts 61-768 Poznań, Góra Przemysła 1 tel. 61 856 81 86 www.mnp.art.pl, firstname.lastname@example.org The museum is closed until the end of September 2012 due to the re-construction of the castle of Przemysł II
cious stones, as well as jewellery, pottery and glassware. In addition to Polish artefacts there are also exhibits from the Orient and a number of European countries.
As early as 1253, when Poznań received its municipal rights, the hill towering over the nearby area was the seat of Przemysł I, the Duke of Wielkopolska who had built a residential tower here. The construction of the castle was initiated by King Przemysł II and completed by Casimir the Great, who had been a governor of Poznań before he became a monarch of Poland. From the 14th century the castle was a seat to a viceroy – the General Starost of Wielkopolska. Later it housed the municipal chancellery, the courts of law and the archive holding documents of the local nobility. During the partitions of Poland this was a seat of the high court of appeals, and later during 1869 - 1945 the National Archives. Today the buildings hold a museum. Currently work in progress aims at reconstructing the castle of Przemysł II which houses exhibition rooms and a scenic tower. In the museum we can see everyday items, both of a decorative and religious nature spanning various periods from the Middle Ages to present day. The holdings comprise over 11,000 artefacts, yet the permanent expositions display only a small part of the collection, including rare furniture, tapestries, and clocks, artefacts made of silver, tin, semi-pre-
Museum of Górka Family Castle
64-500 Szamotuły, ul. Wroniecka 30 tel/fax 61 292 18 13,www.zamek.org.pl email@example.com open: (May-September) Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00 – 16:00, Sunday 10:00 – 17:00, (October-April) Tuesday - Friday: 9:00 – 16:00, Saturday - Sunday 10:00 – 16:00 Ranking among the most powerful gentry in Wielkopolska during the Middle Ages, the Górka family owned castles in Poznań, Koźmin and Sieraków. Their estates also included Szamotuły, where they expanded an old castle formerly belonging to the Szamotulski family transforming it into a grand residence. After the Górka family line suddenly died out in the late 1500s, the castle deteriorated significantly. Then, as a result of alterations conducted in the 19th century it almost completely lost the features of its original architectural style. Only in 1976-89 was the castle thoroughly renovated and its Gothic appearance was restored. Today the castle, as well as the Gothic tower and a number of annex buildings constitute the museum. Inside the castle we can see typical
Castle of Górka Family in Szamotuły, photo: Archive of the Town and Commune Office in Szamotuły
Castle of Górka Family in Szamotuły, photo: Archive of the Town and Commune Office in Szamotuły
rooms of an aristocratic abode, with top class furniture, lush fabrics, carpets, Chinese and Western European porcelain, clocks, and sculptures, as well as decorative and everyday items. The display in the hall includes genealogical trees of the Szamotulski and Górka families, as well as the foundation plaque from 1518. The museum also contains a collection of icons, quite unique in Wielkopolska, and one of the largest in Poland. Its holdings include nearly 1,200 wooden icons, metal crucifixes and folding icons acquired from customs offices. The best preserved and the oldest building within the whole complex is the Gothic tower, called the tower of the Black Princess or Halszka’s tower. Originally a defensive structure, it was erected in the 1400s and ca. 1518 was adjusted for housing purposes. Its name makes a reference to the history of Halszka, a prisoner of the tower and a beautiful princess from Ostroh in Volhynia who was married to Łukasz III Górka, the Voivode of Poznań. Liberated 14 years later, after her husband died she became insane and died at the age of 43. Her tragic fate became a source of inspiration for numerous writers and poets. The exposition in Halszka’s Tower is devoted to the history of the town and its area. The western annex building holds an ethnographic exhibition. We can see here blacksmith’s and carpenter’s workshops, a weaving loom as well as a reconstructed rural-style room with a pantry and a display of household tools and items. Upstairs there is an exposition
of traditional garments from Szamotuły region which, in fact, are recognized as the most representative folk costume for Wielkopolska. The 19th century granary nearby holds an exposition of archaeological findings unearthed in Poland in the course of the construction works for the Yamal gas pipeline, accordingly named the Archaeology Museum of the Transit Gas Pipeline. Jaracz Museum of Milling and Water Equipment of Rural Industry 64-610 Rogoźno, Jaracz 45 tel./fax 67 261 05 15 www.muzeum-szreniawa.pl/jaracz firstname.lastname@example.org open: /01.11 – 31.03/ Tuesday – Friday 9:00 – 15:00, Saturday – Sunday 11:00 – 15:00, /01.04 – 31.10/ Tuesday – Saturday 9:00 – 16:00, Sunday 11:00 – 17:00. This small village along the “wildest” river of Wielkopolska has an interesting museum. It was established in an area formerly occupied by a settlement surrounding the watermill on the Wełna. Here the river flows rapidly and its meanders are especially popular among water sports enthusiasts. A number of 19th century buildings were adapted to hold a museum. These include an industrial turbine-powered mill, stables and the miller’s house. Follow-
ing restoration works next to the mill there are two dams with overflow and movable weirs. Each year in March the Museum co-organizes an event called the National Winter Canoeing Rally along the Wełna and Finta rivers. In the museum there are three expositions connected with milling. The stables hold an exhibition entitled Traditional Grain Processing where we can find out about various issues connected with this type of activity, from the most distant times until the early 20th century. The oldest items on display are: saddle and rotating quern-stones, hand and foot operated processing tools which were used for cleaning millet grains; feed grinders operated by hand, horse power or mechanical power and used for preparing fodder. Among the exhibits we can see a huge feed grinder manufactured in Hipolit Cegielski Plant in Poznań. Visitors particularly like the replicas of rotating quernstones and hand-operated processing tools where it is possible to grind or press grains into flour or groats. The two-storey mill building holds an exhibition entitled “Industrial Milling Techniques” depicting the entire production cycle taking place in a mill. One of the floors holds a station of flour collecting and weighing, equipped with 19th century decimal balance scales and auxiliary tools such as trolleys and wooden shovels. Other artefacts include millstones, grinders, sieves, as well as scale models of watermills and powering appliances used in mills. The miller’s house holds an exhibition entitled The Social History of Milling, focusing on various economic and social aspects of this industry in Poland. Particularly impressive are the 1:40 scale models of windmills built by Feliks Klaczyński.
Stanisław Staszic Museum 64-920 Piła, ul. Browarna 18 tel. 67 213 15 67 www.muzeumstaszica.pl email@example.com open: Monday – Friday 9:00 – 16:00, Saturday – Sunday 10:00 – 16:00 Museum of Milling in Jaracz, photo: Archive of the Museum in Jaracz
The oldest part of Wągrowiec features a number of historic religious landmarks: the Gothic parish church, the Baroque post-Cistercian church and monastery as well as the Classicist building of the former Evangelical church. Close by there is also the Abbot’s House from the late 1700s, which once was used by the local Cistercians, and today is home to the Regional Museum. Each year in July the museum organizes an event called the Wągrowiec Cistercian Festival. The museum exhibits illustrate the history, culture and ethnography of Wągrowiec and its area. We can see here various documents, photographs and tangible artefacts connected with events which took place from the mid-17th century until World War II. The most precious holdings include: the first edition (1599) of the Bible translated by Father Jakub Wujek who was born in Wągrowiec; and a privilege granted to Wągrowiec townspeople by King Jan Kazimierz in 1658. There are also documents of craft guilds from Wągrowiec and Gołańcz from the 17th to the 20th century; banners of various organizations; documents of local scout groups; collections of Polish medals and coins as well as a collection of matchbox labels from all over the world.
Wągrowiec Regional Museum
Osiek nad Notecią
62-100 Wągrowiec, ul. Opacka 15 tel. 67 268 59 11, tel. 515 041 938 www.opatowka.pl, firstname.lastname@example.org open: Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 – 16:00, Sunday – holidays 12:00 – 16:00
Museum of Rural Culture 89-333 Osiek n. Notecią, ul. Dworcowa tel. 67 286 60 90. www.muzeum.pila.pl
The biographical museum devoted to Stanisław Staszic (1755 – 1826) is located in a house formerly owned by the Staszic family who, in the part of Piła called Zamoście, also had their farming estate comprising living quarters as well as farm buildings: a barn, cowshed, and a sheepfold. The estate belonged to the Staszic family until the end of the 18th century. Stanisław Staszic was one of the most important figures in the history of Poland of the second half of the 18th and the early 19th century. He was a priest, a writer and a statesman; he published a number of works, e.g. “On the Origin of Carpathians and other Mountains and Flatlands of Poland” and “Warnings for Poland”. Currently the museum holdings comprise approximately 1,400 exhibits; in addition to items directly connected with Staszic, the museum collects artefacts depicting his times: portraits of important people, historical scenes, paintings of both towns and landmarks of architecture. Numerous manuscripts including original letters written by Staszic; official documents of various authorities of the Duchy of Warsaw and the Congress Kingdom of Poland with his signature; there is also a handwritten copy of “Remarks upon the Life of Jan Zamoyski”. The permanent exhibition entitled “Stanisław Staszic 1755-1826” is divided into four sections depicting: his youth and travels; his work in the Warsaw Society of Friends of Learning; his public work in the government of the Duchy of Warsaw and the Congress Kingdom of Poland; and his literary works and testament.
Museum of Rural Culture in Osiek nad Notecią, photo: Archive of the District Office in Piła
email@example.com open: /May – October/ Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 – 18:00 /December – April/ Monday - Friday 10:00 – 15:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays – according to prior phone appointment; November - closed. The village located at the edge of the Noteć river valley near Wyrzysk has an interesting open-air Museum of Rural Culture. During 1972-77 in this area excavations were conducted within old burying grounds of peoples belonging to the so-called Pomeranian Culture dated to ca. 500-300 BC. As a result an archaeological exposition was created here and in its vicinity the open-air museum was established. It holds a reconstruction of a ringshaped village and we can see here 25 genuine rural buildings which were brought from northern parts of Wielkopolska, including the border area between Wielkopolska and Pomerania (regions of Krajna, Pałuki and Notecka Primeval Forest). The exposition shows the living and working conditions in rural areas from the 19th century until World War II. The collections also include items related to people who were relocated here after WWII from Bukovina, the areas of Lviv and Vilnius. Additionally, we can see all the types of windmills typical for our region: Dutch, paltrock, and post mills. Three pavilions located on the outskirts of the reconstructed village hold archaeological exhibits illustrating the results of explorations conducted here in 1972 - 1977 by researchers from Bydgoszcz.
BURSZTYN * Hotel ul. Łódzka 29, 62-800 Kalisz tel. 62 757 97 03, 509 360 173 www.hotelbursztyn.kalisz.pl PTTK Youth Hostel ul. Handlowa 30, 62-800 Kalisz tel. 62 757 24 04 , fax 502 33 60 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Kórnik Kórnik Campsite Hotel of Sports and Recreation Centre ul. Leśna 6, 62-035 Kórnik tel. 61 817 01 83 RODAN Hotel ul. Poznańska 5D, Skrzynki, 62-035 Kórnik tel. 61 819 08 21, fax 61 819 0823 www.hotel-rodan.pl firstname.lastname@example.org DAGLEZJA Hotel ul. Woźniaka 7, 62-035 Kórnik tel. 61 89 72 700, fax 61 89 72 701 www.hoteldaglezja.pl email@example.com
Kalisz „CALISIA”*** Hotel ul. Nowy Świat 1-3, 62-800 Kalisz tel. 62 767 91 00, fax 62 767 91 14 www.hotel-calisia.pl firstname.lastname@example.org FLORA*** Hotel ul. Wiatraki 3, 62-800 Kalisz tel./ fax 62 757 46 50 www.hotel-flora.pl, email@example.com EUROPA ** Hotel al. Wolności 5, 62-800 Kalisz tel. 62 767 20 31(3) fax 62 767 20 33 www.hotel-europa.pl firstname.lastname@example.org
Leszno WIENIAWA **** Hotel Rynek 29, 64-100 Leszno tel. 65 528 50 50 www.wieniawa.pl, email@example.com ACH TO TU * * Hotel ul. Balonowa 26, 64-100 Leszno tel. 65 526 99 40, 526 99 41 www.achtotu.com.pl, firstname.lastname@example.org AKWAWIT * * * Hotel ul. Św. Józefa 5, 64-100 Leszno tel. 65 529 37 81 www.akwawit.pl, email@example.com OLIMPIJCZYK Hotel ul. Strzelecka 7, 64-100 Leszno tel. 65 520 56 66 Hotel of the Central Gliding School GLIDING HOTEL LESZNO ul. Szybowników 28 tel. 65 529 44 34 www.glidinghotel.pl, firstname.lastname@example.org
Museum of Staszic in Piła, photo: Archive of the District Office in Piła
Nowy Tomyśl KANIEWSKI Hotel ul. Ogrodowa 22; 64-300 Nowy Tomyśl tel. 61 442 25 86 ATRIUM Hotel pl. Chopina 18, 64-300 Nowy Tomyśl tel. 61 442 18 70, 600 085 916 fax 61 442 18 90 www.centrum-atrium.pl IRAL Hotel ul. Kościuszki 39, 64-300 Nowy Tomyśl tel. 61 442 25 36, 61 442 15 56 www.iral.pl
Hotel Safir ul. Żmigrodzka 41/49 60-171 Poznań tel. 61 867 37 11 www.hotelsafir.pl Hotel Poznański ul. Krańcowa 4 62-030 Luboń tel. 61 649 99 88 fax 61 649 99 89 Mercure Poznań **** Hotel (Accor Hotels) ul. Roosevelta 20, 60-829 – Poznań tel. 61 855 80 00, fax 61/8558955 www.accorhotels.com Vivaldi **** Hotel ul. Winogrady 9, 61-663 Poznań tel.61 858 81 00, fax 61 853 29 77 www.vivaldi.pl Novotel Poznań Malta *** (Accor Hotels) ul. Warszawska 64/66, 61-680 Poznań tel. 61 654 31 00, fax 61 654 31 95 www.orbisonline.pl Novotel Poznań Centrum*** (Accor Hotels) pl. Wł. Andersa 1, 61-898 Poznań tel. 61 858 70 00, fax 61 833 29 61 www.orbisonline.pl Dorrian *** Hotel ul. Wyspiańskiego 29, 60-751 Poznań tel. 61 867 45 22, fax 61 867 45 59 www.dorrian.pl HP Park *** Hotel ul. Abpa A. Baraniaka 77, 61-131 Poznań tel. 61 874 11 00 fax 61 874 12 00 www.hotelepark.pl IKAR *** Hotel ul. Kościuszki 118, 61-717 Poznań tel. 61 857 67 05 fax 61 851 58 67 www.hotelikar.com.pl Brovaria*** Hotel Stary Rynek 73/74, 61-772 Poznań tel. 61 858 68 68 fax 61 858 68 69 www.brovaria.pl
Opatówek CZARNUSZKA Motel ul. Helleny 2, 62-860 Opatówek tel. 62 761 85 39 Piła OST GROMADA*** Hotel Al. Piastów 15, 64-920 Piła tel. 67 351 18 00, fax 67 351 18 88 www.gromada.pila.pl email@example.com GWDA Hotel ul. Dąbrowskiego 8, 64-920 Piła tel./ fax 67 351 12 77 www: www.hotelgwda.emeteor.pl firstname.lastname@example.org KWANT Hotel al. Powstańców Wielkopolskich 185 64-920 Piła tel. 67 351 46 35, 67 351 46 25 fax 67 351 44 67 www: www.hotelkwant.prv.pl email@example.com „Staszicówka” - School Youth Hostel ul. Okrzei 4, 64-920 Piła tel. 67 213 25 83 www.staszicowka.noclegiw.pl Poznań Sheraton ***** Hotel ul. Bukowska 3/9, 60-829 Poznań tel.61 855 80 00, www.sheraton.pl
School Youth Hostel ul. Berwińskiego 2/3, 60-765 Poznań tel. 61 866 40 40 „DrukTur” Youth Hostel ul. Wołowska 64, 60-167 Poznań tel. 61 868 55 52, fax 61 868 55 52 www.druktur.w.pl
Lech *** Hotel ul. Św. Marcin 74, 61-809 Poznań tel. 61 853 08 79, fax 61 853 08 80 www.hotel-lech.poznan.pl Rzymski *** Hotel Al. Marcinkowskiego 22, 61-827 Poznań tel. 61 852 81 21, fax 61 852 89 83 www.rzymskihotel.com.pl Stare Miasto *** Hotel ul. Rybaki 36, 61-884 Poznań tel. 61 659 00 43, fax 61 663 62 42 www.hotelstaremiasto.pl Ibis ** Hotel (Accor Hotels) ul. Kazimierza Wielkiego 23 61-863 Poznań tel. 61 858 44 00, fax 61 858 44 44 www.ibishotel.com Sport - Hotel ** ul. Chwiałkowskiego 34, 61-553 Poznań tel. 61 833-05-91, fax 61 833-24-44 www.posir.poznan.pl Dworek Skórzewski ul. Poznańska 6, 60-185 Poznań - Skórzewo tel. 61 814 87 77, fax 61 814 88 41 www.dworekskorzewski.pl www.cezamet.com.pl Domina Poznań Residence Hotel ul. Św. Marcin 2, 61-803 Poznań tel. 61 859 05 90, fax 61 859 05 91 www.dominapoznanresidence.com Penssion nad Wartą ul. Wieżowa 19, 61-111 Poznań tel. 61 852 00 89, fax 61 663 94 36 Pensjonat Polska (Guest House) ul. Polska 56/58, 60-595 Poznań tel. 61 843 00 03 fax 61 843 00 04 TPD School Youth Hostel ul. Drzymały 3, 60-613 Poznań tel. 61 848 58 36, fax 61 849 09 82 „Hanka” School Youth Hostel ul. Biskupińska 27 60-463 Poznań-Strzeszyn tel. 61 822 10 63, 840 71 28 fax 61 822 10 63 www.schroniskahanka.com
Szamotuły MARATON Hotel ul. Sportowa 6, 64-500 Szamotuły tel. /fax 61 292 19 61 www. marathon.szamotuly.pl firstname.lastname@example.org SANGUSZKO Guest House ul. Wroniecka 30, 64-500 Szamotuły tel. 61 29 25 716 www.sanguszko.pl, email@example.com Museum of Basketry and Hop Growing in Nowy Tomyśl, photo: Archive of the Museum in Nowy Tomyśl
School Youth Hostel ul. Obornicka 12, 64-500 Szamotuły tel. 61 29 32 089 www.ssm-szamotuly.com firstname.lastname@example.org Palace Baborówko Baborówko, ul. Parkowa 1 64-500 Szamotuły tel./fax 61 291 40 27 www.baborowko.pl
PAŁAC WOLSZTYN * * * Hotel ul. Drzymały 4, 64-200 Wolsztyn tel. 68 346 93 58/ 59 www.palacwolsztyn.com.pl email@example.com Restaurants Gołuchów Restaurant of the Centre for Creative Work ul. Borowskiego 2, 63-322 Gołuchów tel. 62 761 50 44, 509 713 806 www.dpt.prv.pl EDEN Restaurant ul. Jana Pawła II 2a, 63-322 Gołuchów tel. 62 761 57 89 ZAMKOWA Restaurant ul. Kopczyńskiego 1, 63-322 Gołuchów tel./ fax 62 761 70 76 www.restauracjazamkowa.emeteor.pl
Środa Wielkopolska Hotel Szablewski ul. Brodowska 38c 63-000 Środa Wielkopolska tel. 61 285 40 61 www.szablewski.pl Wągrowiec PIETRAK * * * Hotel ul. Kościuszki 47, 62-100 Wągrowiec tel./fax 67 262 86 07, 268 58 25 www.pietrak.pl firstname.lastname@example.org Sports and Recreation Centre Hotel ul. Kościuszki 59, 62-100 Wągrowiec tel. 67 262 24 81 www.osir.wagrowiec.eu email@example.com WIELSPIN * * Rehabilitation and Leisure Centre ul. Jeziorna 16, 62-100 Wągrowiec tel. 67 262 09 00 www.wielspin.pl firstname.lastname@example.org
Kalisz BACHUS Restaurant ul. Babina 1, 62-800 Kalisz tel. 62 757 69 59 Piwnica U ROBERTA M Park Ludowy 2, 62-800 Kalisz tel. 62 764 29 46 www.restauracja-ktw.pl BACÓWKA Restaurant al. Wolności 12, 62-800 Kalisz tel. 62 503 10 35 Piwnica RATUSZOWA Główny Rynek 20, 62-800 Kalisz tel. 62 757 05 03 PIĘTERKO Restaurant (Old Polish food) ul. Zamkowa 12, 62-800 Kalisz tel. 62 757 53 02
Wolsztyn KAUKASKA * * * Hotel ul. Poniatowskiego 19, 64-200 Wolsztyn tel. 68 347 12 83/84, fax 68 347 12 84 www.kaukaska.pl email@example.com OSiR Sports Hotel ul. Bohaterów Bielnika 30, 64-200 Wolsztyn tel. 68 384 33 20 www.osir.wolsztyn.pl, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kórnik BIAŁA DAMA Restaurant pl. Niepodległości 20, 62-035 Kórnik tel. 61 817 02 16 www.bialadama.pl email@example.com
BROWAR Restaurant Browar Club ul. Bydgoska 35, 64-920 Piła tel. 67 213 17 89 www.browar.pila.pl RĘBAJŁO Restaurant ul. Kossaka 195, 64-920 Piła tel. 67 213 70 78 tel./ fax 67 212 36 65 www.rebajlo.mini-max.biz firstname.lastname@example.org
DAGLEZJA Restaurant ul. Woźniaka 7, 62-035 Kórnik tel. 61 89 72 700 email@example.com www.hoteldaglezja.pl Leszno WIENIAWA Restaurant ul. Rynek 29, 64-100 Leszno tel. 65 528 50 50, www.wieniawa.pl MYŚLIWSKA Restaurant ul. Rynek Zaborowski 16, 64-100 Leszno tel. 65 520 27 08 CUDA NA KIJU Pub and Restaurant ul. Narutowicza 61a tel. 65 529 10 25 www.cudanakiju.net ORIENTALNA Restaurant ul. Jana Pawła II 16, 64-100 Leszno tel. 65 529 55 42
Poznań Al Fredro ul. Fredry 7, 61-701 Poznań tel. 61 853 69 86 Bamberka Stary Rynek 2, 61-772 Poznań tel. 61 852 99 17 Bambus Stary Rynek 64/65, 61-772 Poznań tel. 61 853 06 58, fax 61 853 06 63 Bażanciarnia Stary Rynek 94, 61-773 Poznań tel. 61 855 33 58, 855 33 59 Czerwony Fortepian ul. Wroniecka 18 (Entrance, ul. Mokra) 61-763 Poznań tel. 61 852 01 74, fax 61 853 09 59 Dom Vikingów Stary Rynek 62, 61-772 Poznań tel. 61 852 71 53 Pod Koziołkami Stary Rynek 95, 61-772 Poznań tel./ fax 61 851 78 68 Pieprz i Wanilia ul. Murna 3a (róg ul. Koziej) 61-771 Poznań tel. 61 851 86 64 fax 61 855 35 40 Sami Swoi Stary Rynek 99/100, 61-773 Poznań tel./ fax 61 855 21 65 Ratuszowa Stary Rynek 55, 61-772 Poznań tel./ fax 61 851 05 13
Nowy Tomyśl MIRAŻ Restaurant ul. Sienkiewicza 44, 64-300 Nowy Tomyśl tel. 61 445 19 38 RAMONA Restaurant ul. Tysiąclecia 3, 64-300 Nowy Tomyśl tel. 61 44 51 919 SANDRA Restaurant pl. Chopina 8, 64-300 Nowy Tomyśl tel. 61 442 34 42 Piła POMARAŃCZOWY FORTEPIAN Restaurant ul. Paderewskiego 14, 64-920 Piła tel. 67 353 23 20 www.pomaranczowyfortepian.pl firstname.lastname@example.org SMOCZA JAMA Tavern ul. Kilińskiego 2a, 64-920 Piła tel. 67 353 21 81 MŁYN Restaurant ul. Dąbrowskiego 1, 64-920 Piła tel. 67 212 42 62 www.restauracjamlyn.ovh.org
Workshops for children in the Museum in Szreniawa, photo: Archive of the Museum in Szreniawa
Valpolicella Restaurant - Italian Trattoria ul. Wrocławska 7, 61-838 Poznań tel./ fax 61 855 71 91 Sakana Sushi Bar – Japanese Restaurant ul. Wodna 7/1, 61-728 Poznań tel/ fax 61 853 16 39 The Mexican Restaurant ul. Kramarska 19, 61-765 Poznań tel. 61 851 05 36 Fidelio Pizzeria - Ristorante - Caffe ul. Garbary 50, 61-869 Poznań tel. 61 852 67 94 Aplauz (cellars of Teatr Polski building) ul. 27 Grudnia 8/10, 61-737 Poznań tel. 61 851 01 58, fax 61 851 01 43
Wągrowiec JAMAJKA Restaurant ul. Kcyńska 129, 62-100 Wągrowiec tel./ fax 67 268 58 60 www.hoteljamajka.pl email@example.com MICOLO Restaurant ul. Rynek 23, 62-100 Wągrowiec tel. 67 262 09 20 Wolsztyn EUROPA Restaurant ul. R. Kocha 44, 64-200 Wolsztyn tel. 68 384 25 47, tel/fax 68 347 2510 www.dom-restauracyjnyeuropa.eu.pl firstname.lastname@example.org ZIELONA PROWANSJA Restaurant ul. Wodna 1, 64 200 Wolsztyn, tel. 68 347 15 44 email@example.com KAUKASKA Hotel ul. Poniatowskiego 19,64-200 Wolsztyn tel. 68 347 12 83/84, fax 68 347 12 84 www.kaukaska.nx.pl
Rakoniewice GAWRA Restaurant ul. Pocztowa 10, 62-067 Rakoniewice tel. 61 444 12 71, firstname.lastname@example.org Szamotuły RYCERSKA Restaurant ul. Chrobrego 3, 64-500 Szamotuły tel. 61 29 20 094, tel./fax 61 29 32 120 www.rycerska1979.pl email@example.com SANGUSZKO Inn ul. Wroniecka 30 - na terenie Muzeum Zamek Górków, 64-500 Szamotuły tel. 61 292 57 16, 605 745 686 www.sanguszko.pl, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tourist Information Poznań 61-772 Poznań, Stary Rynek 59/60 tel. 61 852 61 56, 61 855 33 79 email@example.com
Leszno 64-100 Leszno, ul. Słowiańska 24 tel. 65 529 81 91, 65 529 81 92 firstname.lastname@example.org
Entrance, ul.27 Grudnia 61-816 Poznań, ul. Ratajczaka 44 tel. 61 851 96 45, 61 856 04 54 email@example.com
Nowy Tomyśl 64-300 Nowy Tomyśl pl. Niepodległości 10 tel. 61 442 38 06 firstname.lastname@example.org
Poznań International Fair 60-734 Poznań, ul. Głogowska 14 tel. 61 869 20 84 email@example.com
Piła 64-920 Piła, al. Niepodległości 33/35 tel. 67 210 94 80 firstname.lastname@example.org
Airport Poznań-Ławica 60-189 Poznań, ul. Bukowska 285 tel. 61 849 21 40 email@example.com
Puszczykowo 62-040 Puszczykowo, ul. Poznańska 1 tel. 61 633 62 83, 61 898 37 11 firstname.lastname@example.org
Poznań Railway Station 60-801 Poznań, ul. Dworcowa 1 tel. 61 866 06 67 email@example.com
Śrem 63-100 Śrem, ul. Okulickiego 3 tel. 61 283 27 04 firstname.lastname@example.org Wolsztyn 64-200 Wolsztyn ul. Roberta Kocha 12a tel. 68 347 31 04 email@example.com
Gniezno 62-200 Gniezno, ul. Rynek 14 tel. 61 428 41 00 firstname.lastname@example.org Kalisz 62-800 Kalisz, ul. Zamkowa tel. 62 598 27 31 email@example.com
Publisher: Wielkopolska Tourist Organization ul. 27 Grudnia 17/19, 61-737 Poznań Text: Anna Plenzler Translation: Timothy Downey Graphic design: Agencja Fotograficzna Studio-F, www.olszewskiphoto.pl Cover photos: Z. Schmidt, Archive of the District Office in Piła,
Konin 62-510 Konin, ul. Dworcowa 2 tel. 63 246 32 48 firstname.lastname@example.org
ISBN: 978-83-61454-83-0 Poznań 2012
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