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Frederic Chopin Centre in Szafarnia
Osrodek Chopinowski w Szafarni
Szafarnia, 48 km east of Toruń
Opening hours:
Tue - Fri: 8am - 6pm | Sat - Sun: 12am - 6pm | Mon: closed
Admission fees:
5 PLN, reduced: 4 PLN
Booking guides, entrance tickets, further details:
Toruński Serwis Turystyczny, tel. (+48) 66 00 61 352, e-mail:
• More about Szafarnia here.
• More about Frederic Chopin's stay in Szafarnia and Toruń here.
• The Frederic Chopin Route here

The festive opening of the Chopin Centre at Szafarnia took place in 1952. It is held in historic Neo-Classical 19th century manor house.
Frederic Chopin arrived to Szafarnia in 1824 and 1825. He spent there a school holidays with his colleague Dominik Dziewanowski. Here he learnt the history and patriotism. He took part in the country wedding of the Lewandowskis and admired colorful harvest festival. In Szafarnia he composed the first four mazurkas. In this village Chopin issued a local newspaper "Kuryer Szafarski" ("Szafarnia Courier") along the lines of the "Warsaw Courier". Newspaper divided into domestic and foreign news, in a playful way informed his parents of the finest events that took place in Szafarnia. In accordance with the will of the mother, Frederick sent a letters almost daily from Szafarnia.
One can see there tableaux, reproductions of Chopin's letters, his portraits and other mementoes of the great composer.

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