• An Image Slideshow
  • An Image Slideshow

Museum of town Żywiec ?Stary Zamek?

google maps


Contact: ul. Zamkowa 2 34-300 Żywiec, Tel.: (033) 861 21 24, ,

This Town Museum was founded in 1925. It is an institution with more departments. There are departments of history, art and archeology where is presented a permanent display ?History and traditions of Żywiec town?. In the art and history department there are displayed holographs reglecting the town history. Among others there is an exhibition of "Dziejopis Żywiecki Andrzeja Komonieckiego" ( Żywiec Chronicle by Andrzej Komoniecki) from 1704. Wort of mentioning is also one of the biggest collections in Poland ? a collection of guild relics: guilds, books and cabinets. In the historical chambers there you can see Biedermeier lounge and a study from 19th century (inter-war period) of Karl Stefan Habsburk, the owner of town in 1895-1933. The most precious collections of sacred art which comes from the Church of St. Cross in Żywiec such as ? a sculpture ?Święta Anna Samotrzecia? from 1380 and also temper painting ?Bewailing? from a half of the 19th c. This exhibition shows townsmen clothes, historical furniture, the iconography of the town and also relics connected with the Żywiec Hapsburgs.


Museum of Brewery in Żywiec

google maps


Contact: ul. Browarna 88, Tel.: +48 33/861 24 57,

This Brewery Museum in Żywiec was founded on 9th September 2006 in cellars of Żywiec brewery at the 150th anniversary from brewery foundation. It spreads on 1,600 square meters. Its interior reflects a process of beer production in the brewery. Visit starts from a room, where there is seen what beer is made of. Further on you can see a detailed brewery dummy. It will take you to Żywiec in 19th c. where you can have a look at working places of architects, joiner and also an old-time way of tapping beer.

You can be frightened by a virtual dog there as well. A big attraction hit is a hall of art-deco with bowling and room showing beer production process from ancient times till the present. All it is interconnected by multi-media exhibitions (photos, video, sound, projection), which were created by Adventure agency, where every visitor can touch exhibits and take pictures of them. The museum visit ends in a maze, which is decorated by tens of pictures and where you have to find exit. After the visiting tour you can taste beer or juice in a specially made room.


© Region Beskydy, všechna práva vyhrazena
vytvořeno eABM s.r.o.
  • Čeština (Česká republika)
  • English (United Kingdom)
  • Deutsch (DE-CH-AT)
  • Polish (Poland)