Journey through history of V4 countries – serf towns

Program: International Visegrad Fund

Lead partner: Kysucké Museum


  • Museum of Těšín
  • National Archives of Hungary
  • Historical Museum in Bielsko-Biała
  • Oravské múzeum P.O. Hviezdoslav in Dolný Kubín
  • Považské múzeum in Žilina
  • Muzeum Novojičínska, p. o.

Schedule: 12/2020-11/2021

Total: 9 200,- €
Fund: 100%

Project description: The project aimed to show the historical development of peasant (serf) towns in Hungary, Slovakia, Poland and the Czech Republic. As part of the project, a seminar was held at the Radola manor (March 2021). As part of the project, creative craft workshops for pupils and students of Slovak and foreign schools were also held. The aim of the project was cross-border integration and cooperation in the field of historical research and cultural heritage; networking and bringing partner institutions closer to long-term cooperation, mutual exchange and knowledge sharing; spreading access to historical research and its presentation through seminars; implementation: exhibitions, publications and events for the general public; presentation of the cultural heritage and historical traditions of individual regions.

The project is co-financed by the Governments of Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia through Visegrad Grants from International Visegrad Fund. The mission of the fund is to advance ideas for sustainable regional cooperation in Central Europe.