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Wallachian Open Air Museum

Address: Palackeho 147, Roznov pod Radhostem 756 61, Czech Republic
Phone Number: +420 571 757 111
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English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This folk "museum" is a great way to see how people lived long ago -- one area was set in the outlying hills and the second area was representative of a small village. There was a small outdoor restaurant which served traditional Czech food and beer. We went through old mountains houses, barns, a windmill, and even a church. Then... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We bought a ticket for all three parts - town, village and mill valley. A guide from the valley was good and the working equipment outstanding. Buildings in all 3 parts excellent, although often it was difficult to see the interior due to many visitors. Nice restaurant with very good local food inside the village. Very awful experience with the... More 

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you want to learn more about the life of our predecessors, this is the right place to visit. You will see dozens of houses furnished typically for families of different status living in different times throughout the Moravian region called Walachia. You can read the basic information on the tables placed outside the houses and in some of them... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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131 reviews 131 reviews
37 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Wallachian Open Air Museum consists of three parts.The oldest one is The Wooden Townlet and presents Wallachia life town at the turn of the 20th century. Here are several restaurants to sit down for a traditional meal. Water Mill Valley houses a collection of technical buildings and is open to guided tours only. Tour was very interesting and we had... More 

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198 reviews 198 reviews
77 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Can you imagine your life without elektricity? - There is a chance, the old village helps your imagination. You could be a farmer, much better if you would be a craftsman as it is not wise to rely on the weather. Learn the craft of the miller or the blacksmith, it might be useful in the case you are travelling... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The exposition is fine, sometimes the staff is not very talkative. Some temporary exhibitions are described just in Czech language, steady exhibitions are multi-language described. Prices in reastaurants, souvenir shops are reasonable, ocassional events in areal are sensible and nice

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Vsetin, Czech Republic
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I visited the Wallachian Open Air Museum and Village recently. It is located in Roznov in the southern part of this beautiful country. What a wonderful layout and easy access this place is. While wandering through the village one could see several venues that plied with real people, a trade hundreds of years old. The village itself with its wooden... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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122 reviews 122 reviews
45 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This open air museum shows the way people of the region lived and worked. Many festivities take place here, often you can see traditional costumer, hear folklore music, and taste regional specialties including sourcraut soup kyselica, giant pastries frgály filled with plum jam, pear spread, poppy seed or blueberries, and hot honey wine medovina.

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Valasske Mezirici, Czech Republic
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107 reviews 107 reviews
43 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Very nice museum od Walachian village, with all the things people used to work and live here. There all kinds of kitchen equipment, butter making hand "machine" , sewing machines etc. But its only open in late spring / summer / early fall. And try to check their pages for folklore festivals which are usualy at weekends. There is also... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

You must see it. Nice buildings (cottages), live animals, nice programs for adults and also for children.

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