Museum part of Ethno Park

Museum part of Ethno Park

The oldest house in Ethno Park was built in the 1907th of unbaked bricks and covered with plain tiles – it’s apartment furnished in traditional style with interesting birch room, where an writer Vasiljka Maric from Sydney, Australia stayed several times and even wrote a poem about the birch room and Terzica Avlija and in one of her novels she described her staying in Ethno Park.

The second house, also with roof on four waters, newer and made of brick – built in 1925. and in it worked the first school in village, before and during the second World War (1939-1946).. Today that building is a museum with a rich display of artifacts from the Roman Empire, through the time of Ottoman rule, the Principality and Kingdom of Serbia, the Balkans Wars and World War I, the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, World War II … until the last of Yugoslavia.

In a log cabin there is setting of the old school classroom from the World War II with benches – skamije.

Among the other buildings, facilities and spaces in the museum there are economy building with equipment and utensils for processing wool, weaving workshop with looms and other equipment for processing wool and photo exhibition of traditional costumes of Uzice region; an outbuilding for newlyweds with a pallet bed; setting of pottery workshop with a permanent exhibition on the theme “Three Centuries of pottery in Zlakusa” setting by ethnologists Nevena Pantic.

In addition to the permanent exhibitions, in the museum’s monthly alternate interesting theme settings from the rich collections of ethno park as well as other individuals and organizations. The most interesting of them were old-timer car exhibition, philatelic stamp exhibition of the first stamps of Serbia Principality of Serbia to the present, the exhibition of photographs from the monograph “Folk costumes of the Serbs” by ethnologists Ivan Terzic, photographic exhibition of works held in the colony in Ethno Park “Terzica Avlija” on the occasion of World Tourism Day 2010, an exhibition of works of art colony “PAINT THE POT”…