The Arsenal in Wrocław

The City Arsenal is one of the most interesting monuments of municipal architecture in Wrocław. The courtyard is surrounded old warehouses, built between the 15th and 17th century.

The City Arsenal (Arsenał Miejski) or St. Nicolas Arsenal (Arsenał  Mikołis one of the most interesting monuments of municipal architecture in Wrocław.

Located on the border of the Old Town, behind the medieval walls. An irregular courtyard is surrounded by four old warehouses, built between the 15th and 17th century and two towers which were a part of the walls from the 15th century. For centuries they served as food storehouses and armoury, and since the 19th century as stables and artillery storehouse. One part has been arranged into flats. An ornamental well in the courtyard was built in the 17th c.

It is a charming place, abundant with history, not only because of the past of the Arsenal. Today it is a part of the City Museum with the Military Museum and the Archaeological Museum.

In summer there are open-air events, concerts and picnics in the courtyard.

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