Galleries and museums

Glassworks Skansen of "Glass Dream"

Unique in Slovakia, Glassworks Skansen offers visitors live demonstrations of glass production, glass-blowing, shaping, and decoration. You can observe a glassmaker creating products and look at the various tools and instruments used. Skansen is situated in the region with long glassworks tradition dating back to 1747, when a glass smelter was established in the Gápel settlement that was part of the village Valaská Belá. Glassmakers and craftsmen worked hard in the...

Miniatures Park at Podolie

The only one of its kind in Slovakia, the park houses historic reconstructions of castles the way they looked some 300 to 500 years ago, when still buzzing with life and witnessing the reigns of mighty feudal lords. Currently, the collection numbers more than 80 models of fortresses, castles, churches, lookout towers and houses of prominent Slovaks. You can find there also models of cottages from the High Tatras and traditional houses from Vlkolínec. ...