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Museum of the Tuchola Forest
Muzeum Borów Tucholskich
 
Address:
Tuchola, 3 Podgórna Street, 86 km north-west of Toruń
Opening hours:
High season (July & August): Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm, Sat - Sun: 10am - 4 pm
Middle season (May & September): Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm
Low season (October - April): Mon - Fri: 8am - 4pm
Admission fees:
4 PLN, reduced: 2 PLN
Further details:
tel./fax (+48) 52 3342189, e-mail: muzeum@tuchola.pl
• More on the Tuchola Forest here
 
The museum was opened on 27 September 1980. Initially it was a branch of the District Museum in Bydgoszcz. In 1992 it was transferred under the management of the Tuchola Forest Landscape Park, and since 2001 the museum has been run by the County Office in Tuchola. The museum is housed in a 19th century building, the former granary. It's located at the former 14th and 15th century city walls and moats.
 
Permanent exhibitions:
 
The Tuchola Forest Cottage - these are the two chambers of a reconstructed typical the Tuchola Forest cottage. The first room serves as kitchen and pantry, was equipped with everyday-use equipment such as mangle or reel. The other room is a chamber with a bed, a dowry chest, a table, home altar, sewing machines, clothing.
The cottage shows everyday life of former residents of the Tuchola Forest.
See also: the Tuchola Forest Farmstead at the Ethnography Museum in Toruń here.
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Town of Tuchola History
- Model of medieval Tuchola
- Model of the Tuchola market square of the 1920s
- A description of the history of Tuchola.
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Ethnography of the Tuchola Forest
The exhibition shows the old professions, tools and items necessary to practise them. Presented are such professions as beekeeper, the blacksmith, a fisherman, a farmer, barber.
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Flora and Fauna of the Tuchola Forest
The exhibition explores the nature of the Tuchola Forest. Here are exhibited models of the most interesting animals and plants that  currently can be easily met, as well as those that are not already common. You can see many species of the animals being under protection, and those being the subject of hunting. Part of the exhibition is devoted to animals associated with aquatic environments. In addition, the exhibition presents the tools used to work in the forest.
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