The 5th Fort Museum

History of the Museum:

Fort No. 5 is a unique monument of Russian fortification art of the late 19th - early 20th centuries. The fort was one of the defensive objects of Brest-Litovsk fortress of the second line. It was built in the 1880s and is located in 3 km from the Brest Fortress. In 1995, Fort No. 5 was included in the list of historical and cultural values ​​of the Republic of Belarus of the 2nd category. In 1999, it was transferred to the balance of the State Institution "Memorial Complex" Brest Fortress-Hero". On May 8, 2000, the solemn opening of the branch of the memorial complex - "Fort No. 5" took place. It is planned to create a museum of the history of fortification and weapons in the fort. Museum exposition:

At the moment, there are 2 exhibitions in the fort:

- an open armament area, where 9 Soviet artillery pieces of the Great Patriotic War period and a Soviet BTR-60 armored personnel carrier of the 1960s are exhibited. These exhibits were donated by the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus;
- photo exhibition "Western outpost of the Fatherland" about the history of the construction of the forts of Brest-Litovsk fortress and the fate of the military personnel of the fortress garrison of the late 19th - early 20th centuries.

Visitors will be able to get acquainted with concrete caponiers and semi-caponiers, underground galleries (posters) and other fort structures.

Important note: when visiting the fort, wear comfortable shoes, warm clothes and take powerful electric lights with you.