Photographer's Note

Opatówek is a village of 3800 inhabitants situated 10 km south-east from Kalisz, county (Powiat) of Kalisz County in the province of Wielkopolska, Poland. The commune (Gmina) of Opatówek, including the village of Opatówek and 26 other villages, has about 10 000 inhabitants and is an agricultural and industrial region.

The Museum of the History of Industry features a collection showing the development of industry in the Kalisz region since the beginning of the 19th century. It also contains the biggest collection of pianos and fortepianos produced on the polish territory of Poland (in the historic building of former cloth factory). The museum was put down on the International Committee for Preservation of Industrial Heritage list. Concerts, conferences and different events (among others, the yearly musical event "Opatówecki Salon Muzyczny") take place here.


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