initially built as a watch tower in the 13th century, this is a historic and architectural heritage monument of the town of Žilina. It is situated in the town’s suburb of Budatín. Its unique wire craft exhibition will fascinate history buffs. It is the only exhibition in the world entirely dedicated to this art form. It has a collection of more than 350 items documenting the material products and historical development of this unique folk art that is characteristic of Slovakia. It shows the business successes that tinkers achieved around the world and the international fame of their craft skills.