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The Folklore Museum was founded in 1985 by Uliam Hein and Michael Haberlandt. Initially, the museum was located in the premises of the stock exchange, then in 1917 it was moved to the Schonborn summer palace. Since 1920, the Folklore Museum has been closely adjacent to the Ethnographic Museum.
The museum exhibits items that demonstrate the traditions and life of the inhabitants of the Alpine regions that are located along the Danube River. Generally, the exhibits illustrate local traditions, customs, and everyday life of people from the 17th to the 19th centuries. Photos, expositions show various farms, types of houses, interiors with household items, furniture, dishes from each region of the Alps.
Agricultural tools, national costumes, jewelry vintage musical instruments. There are also separate rooms displaying folk art from the former Austro-Hungarian Empire; a hall showing how weddings were carried out in compliance with customs and rituals in the Baroque and Middle Ages; halls with religious themes.
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Topic: Folklore Museum (Folklore Museum) in Austria, Vienna spa.