Discover one of the most preserved and interesting museums of Slovakia
Nestled in the heart of Slovakia lies a hidden gem that invites travelers to step back in time and immerse themselves in the fascinating history of the Liptov region. The Open-Air Museum in Pribylina stands as a testament to Slovakia’s rich cultural heritage, offering a unique and immersive experience for history enthusiasts and curious travelers alike. Located in beautiful region of Liptov, close to Low & High Tatras is a open air museum worth of visit all year round.
Located in the picturesque Liptov region, Pribylina is a small village that has preserved its cultural identity throughout the centuries. The Open-Air Museum, situated against the stunning backdrop of the Tatra Mountains, provides visitors with an authentic glimpse into Slovakia’s rural past. As you wander through the cobbled streets and explore the well-preserved wooden houses, barns, and chapels, you’ll find yourself transported to a bygone era.
The Open-Air Museum in Pribylina is a living testament to the traditions and customs of the Slovak people. With over twenty historical buildings dating back to the 19th and early 20th centuries, each structure tells a unique story of life in rural Slovakia. From the intricately decorated folk architecture to the traditional furnishings within the homes, every detail has been carefully preserved to provide an immersive experience.
One of the highlights of the museum is the wooden church of St. George, a masterpiece of Slovak sacral architecture. Visitors can marvel at the intricate wooden carvings, vibrant frescoes, and the serene atmosphere that transports them to a time of simpler yet deeply meaningful lives.
Historic Train Ride - Povazska Forrest Railway
Quite new attraction after the renovation is a Povazska Forrest Railway. After Kysuce and Orava forrest railway it is the third functioning railway in Zilina region. In the past in the beginning of 19th century the forest railway had altogether 109 km. Now the remains of this historical forrest railway we can find in open air museum Pribylina. The route has 1 km and if you buy a ticket to the museum it is also valid as a ticket for Forrest Railway.