This fantastic open-air folk park presents rural Silesian life through its aged architectural monuments. Since the late 60s, Chorzów's skansen (ENG: Open-air museum) has been rescuing endangered or forgotten Silesian structures by hoisting them up and dropping them in this makeshift village laid out over 20 hectares of idyllic countryside. Grouped into six ethnographic regions, visitors explore some 100 buildings dating from the late 18th to early 20th century, including traditional thatched-roof homes, granaries, historic wooden churches, wayside shrines and windmills (please note, on Mondays, you can only walk around them without entering). Many of the buildings are open with indoor exhibits and an informative staff on hand. There's even an old karczma (ENG: Inn) where you can get a bite to eat and a beer. There are even a few goats, sheep and horses around the site, adding some extra magic to this romantic village of architectural artefacts saved from extinction.
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Facilities for disabled
Open 09:00-19:00. Sat, Sun 10:00-19:00.
Last entrance 1 hour before closing.
|1 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021||Open 09:00-17:00. Sat, Sun 10:00-17:00.|
|1 Nov 2021 - 31 Mar 2022||Open 09:00-16:00. Sat, Sun 10:00-16:00.|