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Small museum dedicated to WW1 in Nižná Polianka

Expositions include weapons, military equipment, clothing, and replicas of the period uniforms.

The three large showcases contain the uniforms of the fighting parties of the Austro-Hungarian army and the Russian army. There is a period uniform of a nurse, also a soldier of the German army who fought near Gorlice. New information panels can transfer visitors to battles in the Carpathians.

The visitor will find basic factual information as the First World War hit the northeast of Slovakia, what was the Easter battle in the Carpathians, how many victims it had claimed, but also the war cemeteries that arose as a result of the fighting.

Slovakia,

Type of WWI-heritage

  • WW1 museum

Dimensions

State of repair/preservation

Historical WWI Context

State of legal protection

Not protected

Owner

Kind of cultural use of WWI

Opening

According to the agreement with the office of Nižná Polianka.

In case of interest, please contact them:

www.obecniznapolianka.sk

Entrance Fee

Voluntary

Information regarding cities, villages, other touristic attractions (non-WWI) nearby

The village Nižná Polianka is located near the Slovak-Polish border. It lies in the northern part of the Low Beskids in the valley of the Ondava river. From the town of Bardejov, the village is 17 km away. The first written mention of the village dates back to 1572.

In the region, you can find several interesting places, like e.g.:

Lake Domaša https://sk.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ve%C4%BEk%C3%A1_Doma%C5%A1a

Bio swimming pool Snina http://biokupaliskosnina.sk/

Zoo Stropkov http://www.zoostropkov.sk/

Vihorlat observatory http://www.astrokolonica.sk/

Renaissance manor house in Humenné http://www.muzeumhumenne.sk/historia.html

Slovak opal mines https://www.opalovebane.com/

Open Air Museum Humenné http://www.muzeumhumenne.sk/skanzen.html

Public Transport

Bus stop in the village (http://cp.atlas.sk/bus/spojenie/ )

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