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Kiskun Museum - Kiskunf├ęlegyh├íza
The museum building
Address: 6100, Kiskunf├ęlegyh├íza Dr. Holl├│ Lajos ├║t 9.
Phone number: (76) 461-468
The Kiskun Museum was founded in 1902 by Gyula Szalay, the versatile teacher of the local secondary school. In 1912 the growing collection of antiques were placed in the late-baroque Greek house, and it only moved to its present place in 1939. continue
Permanent exhibitions
The building of the former Kiskun police office
The exhibition is situated in the courtyard of the prisonhouse of the former Kiskun Police Station. Visitors can see the relics and pictures of the torture devices of the 15th-17th centuries. The methods and tools of capital punishment is also demonstrated. In the 17-19th centuries the convicts were emprisoned in work houses and behaviour-correcting institutes. continue
The reconstructed wind mill
The wind mill was built in 1860. Later it was moved to the courtyard of the Kiskun Museum, where it can be seen in its original state as an exhibited object and popular monument. The carved wooden structure and the wooden floor of the mill are especially attractive. continue
A taste of the exhibition
The oldest relics - of the prehistoric age - have been found near F├ęlegyh├íza. The area was inhabited in the bronze age and at the time of the Celts as well. Sarmata and Avarian finds were also discovered during excavations. The Kuns were settled in the Kiskuns├ígban by B├ęla IV. in 1239. continue