Open-Air Archaeological Museum Liptovska Mara

The Open-Air Archaeological Museum Liptovska Mara is a museum located in the Liptov region of Slovakia.

Open-Air Archaeological Museum Liptovska Mara

The Open-Air Archaeological Museum Liptovska Mara is a museum located in the Liptov region of Slovakia, near the town of Liptovsky Mikulas. The museum is situated on a hill overlooking the Liptovska Mara reservoir and is dedicated to the history and culture of the local region.

The museum was established in 1991 and covers an area of approximately 80 hectares. It is designed as an outdoor museum, with exhibits spread out across the landscape, allowing visitors to experience the history and culture of the region in a natural setting.

The exhibits at the museum include reconstructions of prehistoric and medieval settlements, as well as a collection of artifacts from the region’s history. There are also demonstrations of traditional crafts and activities, such as weaving, pottery, and blacksmithing.

One of the highlights of the museum is the reconstruction of a Celtic hillfort from the La Tene period, which dates back to the 5th century BCE. The hillfort is surrounded by defensive walls and contains reconstructed houses and other buildings.

The Open-Air Archaeological Museum Liptovska Mara is open from May to October, and there are guided tours available for visitors. It is a popular destination for tourists interested in history and archaeology, as well as those who enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking and biking.

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