The Skansen in Torun

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Poles in traditional dress at the skansen museum (Muzeum Etnograficzne) in Torun, kujawsko-pomorskie, c.1976.

Two photographs of the Skansen (open-air) Ethnographic Museum in Torun.

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A windmill, scarecrow, and peasant housing at the open-air museum in Torun, Poland.

The museum includes much of interest to anyone who would like to learn more about the rural history of this part of Poland. The central feature is a variety of fully-furnished, period houses in a village setting. Visit and transport yourself back to 19th century Poland! Other more recent exhibits focus on life in 1950s and 1970s Poland. Further details can be found here.

Related content on Polish Poland: old images of Thorn / Toruń.

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