Folk Architecture Museum - Ethnographic Park in Olsztynek

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Recommended for children from the following age groups:
  • 3-7
  • 7-12
  • 12-16

Folk Architecture Museum, Ethnographic Park in Olsztynek is one of the oldest open-air museums in Europe.

The museum received the honorary award of Oskar Kolberg, for achievements in popularizing folk culture in 2009.

Among the museum exhibits you can see the cottages of Vistula land, Warmia, Mazury, Barcja, Natangia, Sambia and Minor Lithuania, a total of nearly 65 exhibits, including:

A copy of the tower from Mańki, Rychnów Church, Belfry from the village Kot, oil mill from Kronin, village privy from Muchorow, rural school of Pawlow, Park gazebo from Judyty, a stone house from Łutynowa, earthy basement from Małszew, Water Mill from Kaborno, granary from Drogosz, cellar from Pacółtow, Cottage from Gązwa, Forge from Bielica, fire station with a wooden tower for drying fire hoses from Giedajty, manor barn from the manor in Skandawy, kurgan grave box, fishing smokehouse from Gilge, hunting pulpit, Windmill "paltrak" from Schönfließ and more.

In addition to permanent exhibitions, the museum organizes interesting temporary exhibitions.

Folk Architecture Museum - Ethnographic Park in Olsztynek

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ul. Leśna 23, 11-015 Olsztynek

Opening days and hours:

Open: April and September Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00, May-June daily 9:00-17:00, July and August, daily from 10:00 to 18:00, October Tuesday-Sunday 8:00-16:00

Tickets adults:
12 PLN
Tickets children:


Additional information:

- Children under 7 years free admission

- Family ticket (2+2) 28 PLN

- Guide in Polish for groups up to 40 people 50 PLN

- From April 15 to October 31 there is a charge for parking


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Updated on

Friday, 17 May 2013

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