Well-known archaeological museum and reservation in Middle Europe. Excavations on Lake Biskupin peninsula were initiated in 1934. It was the first prehistoric site in Poland with a vast scale organized research using modern techniques, methodologies and interdisciplinary activity. Wooden remains of the fortified settlement from VIII c. BC have been found in an excellent state of preservation, because of wetland, wood protecting conditions. Biskupin has been called Polish Pompeii as well.