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Katona József Museum "Cifrapalota" Exhibition Place - Kecskemét
Address: 6000, Kecskem√©t R√°k√≥czi √ļt 1.
Phone number: (76) 480-776
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10-17
Permanent exhibitions
The fishing collection of Szabó Kálmán
Among the objects of archeology, the visitors may see the Urn Cemetery excavated in Vatya by Kada Elek, The Avar Cemetery of Gátér, the findings at the Sarmata Settlement in Kecskemét-máriaváros and the objects from the time of the Original Settlement found in Dunavecse-fehéregyház. Of the findings of Szabó Kálmán's in Tiszaug we show Sarmatian and Avar jewelry and ornamentations. continue
János Muraközy
Muraközy János (8 February 1824 Kecskemét - 2 September Kecskemét) was a lawyer, painter and one of the public figures of the town of Kecskemét in the second part of the 19th century. He was a fellow student and friend of Jókai. He also inspired many of the novels written by Jókai. Muraközy János studied painting in Budapest and Vienna. He participated in the War of Independence in 1948/49 as a captain and guerilla captain. After he returned from exile, he worked an officer. continue
The Avars warrior peoples came from Inner and Central Asia and occupied the Carpathian Basin in 568. Their wealth was mainly provided by regular annual tax that came from the Byzantine empire in the form of gold./ continue
Golden findings
The Asian origin Avar and people who had joined them settled in the Carpathian Basin in 568. They were financially supported via gold taxes they received from Byzantium to keep peace. continue