Vysočina Open Air Museum

Picturesque landscape and interesting buildings and events are your invitation to visit Vysočina Open Air Museum and the exhibitions at Veselý Kopec and the Betlém conservation area in Hlinsko.

What can you find here?

Betlém in Hlinsko

You can take a look at the homes and workshops of a weaver, a toymaker, a shoemaker, a file-maker and a factory worker in the timbered cottages that are open to the public at the Betlém conservation area in Hlinsko.

You can also find a permanent exhibition about the village Shrovetide processions and masks from the Hlinsko area, which are part of UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, in one of the cottages.

Tour routes:
- Craftsmen’s Cottages
- Exhibition of Shrovetide Door-to-door Processions and Masks from the Hlinsko Area

Veselý Kopec                                      

The Veselý Kopec site is made up of small farm buildings dating back to the times from the middle of the 19th century to the middle of the 20th century, brought to the museum from various parts of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands.

There is also a remarkable collection of water-driven technical structures to be seen here, including a mill with a plum jam making room, a bark mill, an oil press and a sawmill.

Tour route:
- Veselý Kopec