The Museum collects archives related with the history of the city Ciechanów.ul. Warszawska 61, Ciechanów (map)
The Museum is located in a former bank building on Warszawska Street, and collects archaeological, ethnographic, archive and military collections associated with the history of Ciechanów, and concentrates on researching the Mazovian nobility. Two floors with permanent exhibitions are dedicated to the villages of Mazovia, with the exhibits presented in several thematic sections: crafts, household, carts and carriages, farm buildings and yard equipment, flax processing and weaving, farm machinery and also equipment for traditional carpentry, woodwork, masonry, blacksmithing amd wheel craft. Also presented are the traces of Jewish families from Ciechanów who lived there until 1942 (the first mention of Jewish settlers in Ciechanów date from the 16th century). The third exhibition presents a collection of folk sculpture from Ziemia Zawkrzeńska: sculptures from the beginning of the 19th century done by unknown artists, or by sculptors belonging to the 'Ośrodek Sierpcki' collective, from the 1930-1950’s. The rich collection comes from the collection of Marian Przedpełski, a promoter of folk art and a Northern Mazovia researcher.
Location: 100 km north of Warsaw.
Bus or train connection.
Branches of the Museum:
Castle of the Dukes of Mazovia
Branch in Gołotczyzna: Krzewnia - Museum of Positivism and the manor house of Alexandra Bąkowska: Livestock buildings and park.
July - August: Tue.-Sun. 10 am - 6 pm
September - June: Tue.-Sun. 8 am - 4 pm
regular - 4 PLN, reduced - 3 PLN