|Lublin Country Museum||Museums||0.4km|
|Muzeum Archidiecezjalne Sztuki Religijnej||Museums||3km|
|Majdanek State Museum||Museums||8km|
The history of the museum dates back to the year 1960. The museum presents examples of architectonically interesting and well-developed historical buildings. There is a large collection of plants which are typical for the region, and there is also an exhibition focused on Jewish culture, a large collection of animals present in the region, etc.
The first building was incorporated in the Open Air Village Museum Lublin in 1979. It was a Dutch windmill Zygmunts (built in 1918) . In the course of the following years, other buildings were added, e.g. the smithery (built in 1915) and the wooden chapel (1979) .
Visitors can admire the craftsmanship and the ingenuity of our ancestors. You can explore houses and barns, and you can visit an old school, a village inn, a farmstead or a chapel. The section focused on Jewish culture presents, for example, an old Jewish kitchen, iron tools and barber equipment. In the premises of the Open Air Village Museum Lublin you can find a rich collection of plants and trees, too, for example, fir, maple, hornbeam, poplar, magnolia, juniper, and over 100 other species of trees, bushes and mountainous vegetation. Visitors usually like to watch animals at work, for example, while ploughing or harrowing. You can observe horses, sheep, cows and other domestic animals. The Open Air Village Museum Lublin organizes numerous temporary exhibitions focused on folk craft.
The Open Air Village Museum Lublin is open for the public all year around, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. During the period of January through March, you need to book the visit ahead of time - call: 81 533-85-13. Admission: 8 PLN (adults) and 4 PLN (reduced admission fee) . A guided tour is available as well.