The Craftsmen’s Yard provides a demonstration opportunity for masters of 11 local traditional crafts in 12 workshops. You can take an insight into the work of a leathercraft and saddlemaker, a costume maker, an embroidery maker, a cheesemaker, a feltmaker, a weaver, a puppet maker, a soapmaker, a potter, a woodcarver and a wooden toy maker. The craftsmen are working in the workshops by turns, and some of the workshops are busy all day long.
The craftsmen show their tools and products for the inquiring visitors, and they also make it possible for guests to try themselves in handcraft.
You can prepare your own broidered bracelet, twine bracelet, plate-doll, leather bracelet, or you can try to make felt, twine figures, beadwork, puppets, embroidery, clay figures or wooden toys, how to weave string or husk puppets.
The participation int he craftsmen’s work is 700 HUF.
It is worth to register in advance, because the craftsmen can only pay attention to a limited number of guests at the same time.
You can also learn how to make a stockwhip, including lash weaving and grip ornamentation. Preliminary registration is necessary, the fee is 10.000 HUF.
Furthermore, you can try your skills using old wooden toys, and groups (with preliminary registration) can participate in parlour games based on natural and ethnographic values of Hortobágy.
Múzeumok, kiállítások, látnivalók
Tanösvények, szórakozás, fürdők, programhelyszínek
Hortobágyi Nemzeti Park Igazgatóság
4024 Debrecen, Sumen u. 2.
Phone: +36 52 529 920
Mobile: +36 30 383 1612
Fax: +36 52 529 940