Poland is often referred as a “european fortress museum” in literature. In our country there are some objects beeng the result of the nineteenth-century’s thought of Russian, Austrian and Newprussian school. They are the subject of interest of both the passionates and researches. As a result, fortress tourism has been growing increasingly. It should be noted, that preparing fortress facilities to tourism function is different in each place in Poland, both in terms of the level and nature. Poznań is one of the cities where the fortresses are a definite tourist advantage. According to the report from researches conducted by the Poznań Local Tourist Organisation, every year the possibility to visit the fort during Fortress Weekend is one of the highlights atractions of a museum nature, available as a part of Poznan at half price. The aim of the study was to determine the profile of the fortress tourist. Age, gender and education level of the respondents were taken into account. Considerations and test results presented in this paper fill a gap in the literature of this subject.