Veselý Kopec

90 minutes
A maximum of 50 people
Reservations required for organised groups

In the timbered houses, you can find an illustration of the way of life and farming methods of small farmers dating back to the period from the middle of the 19th century to the middle of the 20th century. The tour also features unique water-driven technical structures.
The exhibition areas feature a great many diverse items creating an atmosphere that will take you back into the past. The oldest interior is to be found in the homestead from the village of Lezník near Polička. The youngest exhibition, dated to the 1950s, can be found in the farmstead from Mokrá Lhota in Nové Hrady.

Opening times

1. 7. - 31. 8. Tue - Sun 9.00 – 18.00
1. 9. - 31. 10. Tue - Sun 9.00 – 17.00
1. 11. - 29. 11.
30. 11. - 8. 12. Mon - Sun
9. 12. - 31. 12.
Veselý Kopec


Adults 160 CZK / 180 CZK
Children to the age of 6 Free
Children aged 6 - 15 90 CZK / 100 CZK
Concessions (students aged 15–26 ; senior citizens over the age of 65) 140 CZK / 160 CZK
Family admission (max. 2 adults and up to 4 children to the age of 15) 340 CZK / 380 CZK
Charge for guide following prior reservation 300 / 400 CZK

More information

guided tours / individual tours: individual tour or the option of a guided tour for large groups following prior reservation (a tour guide fee of 300 CZK / 400 CZK)
Tour lenght: 90 minutes
Psyhical demands and the terrain: moderately demanding, hilly terrain
Tour reservations and contact details: reservations are required for guided tours, call the telephone numbers +420 469 333 175 (Veselý Kopec guides) or +420 469 326 415 (Vysočina Open Air Museum Administration) or write to the e-mail address

Information on services:
The car park for cars and coaches
is 250 metres from the open air museum site and is operated by Vysočina Local Authority.
The Na Vejměnku Inn can be found right on the open air museum site. The U Kováře Matěje Inn can be found next to the car park.
The WC is located in the entry building. There is also a baby changing table here.
A bicycle stand is located in front of the ticket office by the entry building.

Prohibitions and restrictions:
Smoking is forbidden throughout the Veselý Kopec open air museum site, with the exception of the area in front of the inn.
Dogs may be taken onto the open air museum site and into buildings on a leash free of charge.
Access for the disabled to outdoor areas at the open air museum. Access to interiors is limited (stairs, doorsteps).
Cyclists are obliged to dismount from their bicycles on the open air museum site.
Photography and film recording is permitted without the use of flash photography and tripods for your own non-commercial use.