Category: Cultural Heritage
Museum of Bread, School and Curiosities

A unique museum, the only in this part of Europe, which presents the history of bread as well as the appliances and machines for its production.
The Museum collected a few thousand exhibits, including baking machines, appliances and tools coming from the 19th and 20th century, interior furnishing of residential and service rooms, archival documents, graphics, postcards, photographs. Visitors have a unique opportunity of baking bread with their own hands. Baking collection is supplemented with the reconstruction of the former school classroom together with the exhibition of equipment, instruments and teaching aids, as well as machines and office appliances.

Route chronicle

The Industrial Revolution that took place a few centuries ago also affected the bread production. The pace of work contributed to the fact that there was no time to share it in the traditional manner. Almost one hundred years ago, American Otto Frederick Rohwedder, generally considered to be the inventor of the industrial sliced bread, patented a machine for automatic bread slicing. Nevertheless, problems with maintaining freshness of such bread discouraged him from starting the production on a larger scale. However, he resumed the concept and 82 years ago he designed a production line which first cut bread and then packed it tightly.

street Nałkowskiej 5
41-992 Radzionków
in the city/town
Contact data
: +48 32 3871760
: +48 32 3871761
General Information
: 60 min.
: 90 min.
: museums, technology & science, technology monuments, history sources
Prices & amenities
: Price list on the website.
: children
: guide , shop with souvenirs
: car park
: whole year

Monday- Friday: 8 am-4 pm
and on the first Saturdays from April to November (Schedule on the Website)



The mini open air museum in Radzionków, with a small exhibition of old mining equipment and a quaint chapel arranged in an old transformer station, was established at the beginning of this century. It is a reminder of the local coal mine, which under the name "Radzionkau Grube" was founded in the 70s of the nineteenth century and operated as the mine “Radzionków” and later as "Silesian Insurgents" until 2001.
Lovers of old cars should seek out in Bytom the following address: 98 Strzelców Bytomskich Street. In the building of the voivodeship training centre for drivers one can find the Museum of Motorization and Technology, in which there are three exhibition pavillons presenting old cars, wheelers as well as military vehicles. They come from a few Silesian institutions and private collections. The oldest vehicle is a Buick from 1928.
Piekary Śląskie
The Liberation Mound is the highest point of Piekary Śląskie. It rises to 356 meters above sea level. From the top one can see a panorama of the four corners of the world. With good visibility people armed with binoculars can admire the distant ranges of the Tatra Mountains, lying more than 160 km away. Closer you can see blocks of apartments and church towers and chimneys of Zagłębie Dąbrowskie, a region of Upper Silesia. The mound was between1932 and 1937 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Polish victory under Vienna and the 15th anniversary of the incorporation of Silesia into Poland.
As in many other places in Poland, there is also a legend about Radzionków. The legend tells the story about Saint Adalbert, who was preached the Word of in the contemporary town. The fact is, however, that the first church was built here very early - probably at the beginning of the fourteenth century. But the present-day church of Saint Adalbert was built in 1875. The building itself and its interior were decorated in the neoGothic style.
Piekary Śląskie
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Centrum Dokumentacji Deportacji Górnoślązaków do ZSRR w 1945 roku mieści się w budynku byłego dworca kolejowego w Radzionkowie. Placówka pełni różne funkcje w obszarze edukacji, kultury, historii, a także zachowywania dziedzictwa kulturowego. Stała ekspozycja przybliża historię deportacji i uświadamia zwiedzającym, że 1945 rok – czas końca wojny i wyzwolenia, dla wielu śląskich rodzin był początkiem gehenny związanej z masową wywózką na wschód. Wielu Górnoślązaków pozostało na radzieckiej ziemi na zawsze. Wystawa w interesujący sposób łączy ślady przeszłości w postaci eksponatów z nowoczesnymi rozwiązaniami multimedialnymi.
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