Posts Tagged ‘museums in Poland’

What Open-Air Museums Can Teach You about the Life of Your Ancestors?

Thursday, February 11th, 2021

 

This article was originally published in “Rodziny” – The Journal of the Polish Genealogical Society of America, issued in winter 2021.

 

As a tour and research manager in PolishOrigins, one of my main tasks is to create itineraries
for our guests. I am an ethnologist and ethnographer by education, so for years I have been recommending everyone to visit open-air museums during their stay in Poland. In this article I seek to convince the readers of Rodziny, descendants of Polish emigrants, to do the same.

I remember the first time I visited an open-air museum; it was on a school trip when I was a kid.

 

The Museum of the Masovian Countryside in Sierpc.

 

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