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Attila J├│zsef Museum - Mak├│
Address: 6900, Makó Megyeház utca 4.
Phone number: (62) 213-540, (20) 610-0361
Opening hours: Tue-Sat 10-16
clothing history, ethnography, folk art, folk interior design, local history, permanent exhibition, story
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Museum tickets, service costs:
Ticket for adults
500 HUF
Individual ticket for adults
800 HUF
Individual ticket for students
400 HUF
/ capita
Group ticket for students
300 HUF
/ capita
Individual ticket for pensioners
400 HUF
/ capita
Group ticket for pensioners
300 HUF
/ capita
Guide
4000 HUF
The new permanent exhibition at the Attila József Museum of Makó managed by the Csongrád County self-government Opened on 26 June, after six-month's work. The showing fulfilling requirements of the 21st century presents the history of the town of Makó after the resettling of 1699 after expulsion of the Turkish to the change of regime in 1989.
A taste of the exhibition
Supported by the ALFA program announced by the Ministry of Education, the exhibition presents historic documents, maps, photos, statues, paintings, individual objects followed by a genre painting of a fair from the beginning of the 20th century. Mannequins dressed in period cloths, chief vendor, newsagent, hone cake vendor, peasant man selling onion await the visitors.

Three interiors are presented in the next section: a clean room from Apátfalva, a noble salon from the 19th century and a bourgeois dining room from the 1930-40's.

People living in Apátfalva, the village near Makó, preserved their traditions, clothing, typical fittings etc until WWII. With painted furniture, white embroidery with pillows, made beds holy pictures, mirrors, beehive oven the clean room is a real curiosity.

Fitting of the significant N├ívay family in Csan├íd County are on display in the Noble Salon. From 1849 to 1855, Mih├íly N├ívay harboured J├ínos Damjanich and Gy├Ârgy L├íhner in his house in Mak├│. The armchairs owned by J├ínos Damjanich were preserved and bestowed to the museum by the N├ívay family. Portraits of the lord lieutenant at the War of Independence of 1848-49, Tam├ís N├ívay, and Lajos N├ívay, who was the martyr of the fights in 1919.

The fitting of the bourgeois dining room once stood in the home of János Espersit. The home of the well-known maverick, patron was full of pictures by painter friends from the Great Planes. The atmosphere of WWII are conjured up by songs sang by Katalin Karády played by the old gramophone.

The exhibition also includes the nicest pictures borrowed by the Csan├íd and Tornot├íl Museums: Mary Teresa, Queen Elizabeth, Istv├ín Sz├ęchenyi, Ferenc De├ík, Lajos Kossuth. The artist are Mikl├│s Barab├ís, Bertalan Sz├ękely, Bertalan Karlovszky.

The new permanent exhibition rooms have air conditioning and computers help the visitors in orientation.