Sights > Open air museums > Múzeum slovenskej dediny v Martine
, 03680 Martin
GPS: 49° 02' 18" N 18° 55' 43" E
The Museum of the Slovak Village is the largest ethnographic open-air exposition in Slovakia. It provides a picture of traditional folk architecture, housing and the way of life of people who lived in northwestern Slovakia in the latter half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century. The museum features 150 buildings that used to serve living, production, social and sacral purposes, some of them are open to the public. The Museum of the Slovak Village has been organizing programme events to mark the Ethnographic Year showcasing samples of traditional folk production, handicrafts, customs and folklore (f.i. Easter in the village, Sunday for children, Christmas in the village, etc.).