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Willa Koliba Museum of the Zakopane Style

Local name: Willa Koliba Muzeum Stylu Zakopiańskiego

In the five rooms of the oldest part of the museum, you can see the dining room, living room and bedroom on the ground floor, and Gnatowski's room and the servant's room on the first floor. In the "highlander's chamber" there is an authentic, ethnographic collection of Zygmunt Gnatowski. All other furniture, appliances and small items of artistic craftsmanship come from the period of the greatest heyday of the Zakopane style - at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. The museum interiors were arranged by Władysław Hasior.

The museum is located in Willa Koliba - the first house built in the Zakopane style, built according to the design of Stanisław Witkiewicz. The museum was established in 1993, adapting the existing rooms in the villa. The construction of the villa itself was completed in 1893. From the very beginning of its existence, the building was to serve the display of ethnographic collections.

Currently, the villa "Koliba" is subject to the Tatra Museum. Dr. Tytus Chałubiński in Zakopane. This branch is the only place in Poland showing the history of Zakopane architecture, its assumptions and characteristics.


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    Kościeliska 1834-500 Zakopane , Poland