2008-09-15 – 2010-03-07 The Prince goes a-hunting

Muzemum Zamkowe Pszczyna - logo

The exhibition presents hunting trophies, weapons, relics, memorabilia and archive records. It is dedicated to the Duke of Pszczyna (Pless), Hans Heinrich XI von Hochberg.

In 1855 the estates of Pszczyna obtained a new owner, Prince Hans Heinrich XI von Pless (1833-1907, from the Hochberg family of Książ (Fürstenstein) near Wałbrzych, who was the greatest hunter among the Dukes of Pszczyna. The Duke was an expert in hunting, and the sport reached its apogee during the years of his rule.