Skanzen Rožnov pod Radhoštěm

Skanzen Rožnov pod Radhoštěm – Valašské muzeum v přírodě


Skanzen Rožnov pod Radhoštěm, established in 1925, is Central Europe’s largest and oldest open-air museum. Spread across three main areas—Dřevěné městečko (Wooden Town), Valašská dědina (Valašská Village), and Mlýnská dolina (Mill Valley)—it houses nearly 100 historical structures.


Dřevěné městečko (Wooden Town)
  • Description: Represents life in a small town from the mid-19th to early 20th century.
  • Highlights: Folklore and craft programs during peak seasons, featuring a reconstructed post office and exhibitions like “How Our Ancestors Built.”
Mlýnská dolina (Mill Valley)
  • Description: Showcases functional technical buildings powered mostly by water.
  • Features: Original structures include an oil press from the 17th century and a reconstructed hammer mill.
  • New Additions: Recent expansions include residential homes and a barn from surrounding villages.
Valašská dědina (Valašská Village)
  • Description: The largest area featuring farmsteads, shepherd’s cottages, mills, and a forge.
  • Interiors: Offers insights into rural living from the 19th century, complete with gardens and orchards.
  • Activities: Year-round events include markets, festivals, and demonstrations of traditional crafts and customs.

Kolibiska Project (2021-2027)

  • Description: A new area under development featuring historical buildings like cottages, haylofts, and more.
  • Purpose: Creating a cultural landscape reflecting historical rural life in the Carpathian Mountains.

Visitor Information

Operating Hours

  • January – March: Closed Mondays, open Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 – 16:00
  • April: Closed Mondays, open Tuesday to Sunday, 09:00 – 17:00
  • May – June: Open daily, 09:00 – 17:00
  • July – August: Open daily, 09:00 – 18:00
  • September: Open daily, 09:00 – 17:00
  • October: Closed Mondays, open Tuesday to Sunday, 09:00 – 16:00
  • November: Open Tuesday to Sunday, 09:00 – 16:00 (specific dates apply)
  • December: Open Saturdays and Sundays, 09:00 – 16:00 (specific dates apply)


  • Tickets:
    • Standard: 280 CZK
    • Reduced: 220 CZK
    • Family Ticket: 560 CZK (covers all three museum areas)

Awards and Recognition

  • Gloria musaealis Awards: Special recognition for publications and museum projects.


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