Strona internetowa wykonana w ramach projektu nr CZ.11.4.120/0.0/0.0/15_006/0000086 pn „Bolesławiec-Vrchlabí – aktywna transgraniczna współpraca muzeów”, dofinansowanego przez Unię Europejską ze środków Europejskiego Funduszu Rozwoju Regionalnego w ramach Programu INTERREG V-A Republika Czeska – Polska 2014-2020.

We kindly inform you that due to the planned remodelling of our building at 14 Kutuzowa Street into the Centre of Old-time Pottery Techniques we will suspend museum classes until further notice:

City History Department – from 6th November 2022

Ceramics Department – from 20th November 2022

Museum classes

The Museum of Ceramics invites school groups from all types of schools and of all ages to museum classes. This is an interesting alternative to traditional tours, adapted to the age of participants in terms of content and methodology. We encourage you to combine museum classes with visiting exhibitions and workshops.

Free museum classes are held by appointment for organised groups of minimum 10 people. To make a reservation, please contact us by phone: +48 75 644 22 00 or e-mail: poczta@muzeum.boleslawiec.net.

Museum class topics

1. Napoleonic era in Bolesławiec

During the class, combined with visiting the exhibition, participants learn about fights that took place in Bolesławiec, the most important historical figures associated with the Napoleonic period and the equipment the French soldiers wore in their backpacks.

2. Settlement of the Polish population in Bolesławiec after 1945

The class includes a presentation explaining the complicated ethnic situation of Bolesławiec after the end of World War II. This difficult period in local history is presented in the light of the first settlers’ accounts and Bolesławiec residents’ memories.

3. In the old Bolesławiec pharmacy

The class, combined with visiting a historical pharmacy room, aims to reveal the secrets of old-time pharmacists, herbal medicine and even alchemy. Interactive modules help you learn about the unique healing properties of plants and provide a few titbits about long-forgotten herbs and animal preparations.

4. Old Bolesławiec ceramics – from craft to industry

The class is combined with visiting the permanent exhibitions in the Ceramics Department. It  showing the development of Bolesławiec ceramics from the Middle Ages to modern production. The participants are familiarised with the oldest pottery pieces of local origin obtained from archaeological excavations and the most interesting exhibits depicting changes in technology and decoration undergone by Bolesławiec stoneware over the centuries.

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