Museum of Opole's Countryside

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open-air museum

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

The Museum of Rural Architecture in Opole is the only open air museum in the in the Opole province.

Here you can see the reconstructed rural buildings from the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth century, originating from the Olesie and Opole regions. You can see here public buildings (church, school, tower, inn), houses, a smithy, a chapel and two windmills. The individual buildings are connected with a network of roads and paths, which visitors can use to walk from object to object.

Within farms vegetable and flower gardens were reconstructed, and old plants are grown there, such as linen, parsnips, millet and buckwheat.

A large attraction for both children and adults and is a water mill, the wheel is set in motion by the miller. Then you can see exactly how the whole mechanism works and how water is poured between the shoulder blades.

The museum organizes temporary exhibitions, museum lessons for children, as well as workshops in: pottery, wicker, decorating Easter eggs and porcelain painting.

To see the whole exhibition it's best to reserve approximately 1.5 hours for the visit.

Museum of Opole's Countryside

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Muzeum Wsi Opolskiej w Opolu, Ul. Wrocławska 174, 45-835 Opole-Bierkowice

Opening days and hours:

15 IV - 15 X: everyday: Monday - 10:00-15:00; Tuesday-Friday: 10:00-17:00; Saturday-Sunday: 10:00-18:00.

Tickets adults:
10 PLN
Tickets children:


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Updated on

Monday, 13 May 2013

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