Fotress Modlin - Fort III

Fort III built in 1883 to 1888 was part of a ring of forts making up the the Modlin fortress.

It was bravely defended by Polish forces during the battle of Modlin in 1939.

Between 1940 and 1944, a concentration camp and Gestapo prison was established within the fortress walls. The overall number of victims of Fort III during the years 1940-1944 is estimated at between 30.000 and 50.0000 people.

The fort today:
It is currently owned by the Agencja Mienia Wojskowego. Guided tours are only possible by appointment..

For current visiting hours, please visit the website of the museum.

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