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Forestry open air museum


 welcome TO forestry open air museum in vydrovska valley !


The Forestry open-air museum is 1 Km from Čierny Balog village away.


 19°38´39,7" 48°44´3,2"

           Can you imagine our life without harmony, beauty and health of forest? Probably no. We have created our Forestry open-air museum for all those who simply enjoy forest and to want to know a bit more about it and about work of Slovak foresters. The symbolic gate of the Forestry open air museum is opened for all of you! 

On the more than 4 Km long "path of the forest time" you can see 75 stations with various interesting informations about the forest and work of Slovak foresters. 

The building of Forestry open air museum continues. We want to show to visitors anything new every time.  

Access: car, bus, on foot; as attractiv access with historical "Čiernohronska forest railway" (see  more

The visit order:

The season is from 1. May to 30. September 

 opening hours

may, september: whole areal 9.00 am - 3.00 pm, gamekeeper´s house (museum) 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

june, july, august:                  9.00 am - 5.00 pm                                                     10.00 am - 5.00 pm

    The payment is symbolic - for children (from 6 to 15 years old)  0,70 and for adult 1,00 €; free of charge for pensioners, children under 6 years, handicapped visitors;

Contact: Lesnícky skanzen, Lesy Slovenskej republiky, štátny podnik, Odštepný závod Čierny Balog, Hlavná 245, 976 52 Čierny Balog, Slovak republic
+421 918 333 401           


entrance with leashed dog only pripravuje sa

chronicle, statistics

Befor your visit is recommended look down at weather forecast:    


Autors of Forestry open air museum:                                                                    Projects:

Ing. Ján Mičovský, LESY Slovenskej republiky, štátny podnik; Ing. Július Burkovský,ŠOP s.r. B.B.;  Ing. arch. Vladimír Paško                  Projekčná kancelária Lesov SR Žilina - Ing. Miloš Mičura; Ing. arch. Martin Santoris

Creative works:                                                                                                      Realisation:

International creative association EKOART                                                                                                     Employes of the Forest direction of Čierny Balog 

TOPlist                                                                                                                                                                          The National Nature Reserve Dobroč Virgin Forest HERE










 You can see our Photogallery from Forestry open air museum .with icon "Photogallery" on this page and with THIS ROW  

Here can you download a NEW map of Forestry open-air museum  

You find more informations about the stations of the Walkway of the forest time in the press version of the Forestry open air museum Guide here > Dokumenty ku stiahnutiu     





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