Throughout the centuries, the village kept its German traditions, which led to a tragedy at the end of World War II. On the 2nd of January 1945, 135 locals were transported to Soviet Gulag camps. In the following decades, due to political influence, German cultural roots and traditions have weakened in Hungary. However, the locals persisted and the culture survived. Today, the village operates a German ethnic school, the Heimat Folk Dance Assembly and the Freundschaft Ethnic Choir to cherish Swabian traditions.
All the displayed furniture, equipment and documents were personal items of locals – sadly, a stroke of lightning in 2006 destroyed the collection. The building was renovated within a year, and village inhabitants donated a similarly rich collection of items to reopen the Swabian Folk House.
Address: Kossuth utca