The founder of the institution was Andrzej Podżorski - head of the local school, researcher and enthusiast of highlander culture. In 1954 he headed the Museum Committee, which, after many difficulties, led to the opening of the first ethnographic exhibition on July 22, 1964, which ended many years of work on creating the only then a museum facility in the Silesian Beskid.The permanent exhibition presents the material culture of the Silesian Beskids highlanders related to such areas of life as: pastoralism, agriculture, weaving, cooperage or carpentry. in terms of destination for summer and winter.The museum also has many examples of folk art, valuable art collections with numerous examples of paintings and graphics. , the apiary of Mr. crevice and in the summer - a herbarium. A special attraction is the blacksmith's shop, where you learn about the work of a blacksmith.