Open-air museums in Slovakia

Slovakia has around 14 open air museums, or skanzens, showcasing the country's folk traditions, architecture, and economic history. The museums include examples of traditional buildings and furnishings, and many offer demonstrations of traditional handicrafts. The largest open-air museum is the Slovak Village Open Air Museum in Martin.

List of museums

  • Banská Štiavnica Open Air Museum of Mining
The museum is located in Banská Štiavnica, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site in central Slovakia
  • Bardejov Spa Open Air Museum of Folk Architecture
Part of the Bardejov Spa complex
  • Čičmany village
Many of the village houses are built in the traditional style
  • Hornonitrianke benské múzeum
This museum is located in Humenné, north-east Slovakia.
  • Museum of the Slovak Village
Slovakia's largest open-air museum, in the northern town of Martin
  • Slovak Agricultural Museum
Located in Nitra
  • Museum of Liptov Village
Located in the Liptov area
  • Museum of Folk Architecture
Part of the Lubovňa Castle complex in northern Slovakia
Features many traditional buildings and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site
The site also features a restored forest railway.
  • Zuberec – Brestová
A 20-hectare site housing numerous traditional buildings relocated to the site for preservation from throughout the Orava region.
  • Archeoskanzen Havránok
A dedicated archaeological park beside the Liptovská Mara dam.


See also

Slovakia portal
  • List of museums in Slovakia

External links

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