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Szekler National Museum - Sfîntu Gheorghe
The museum building
Address: 520055, Sfîntu Gheorghe str. Kós Károly 10. / Kós Károly u. 10.
Phone number: (267) 312-442
Opening hours: 01.06-01.09.: Tue-Sun 9-17
02.09-31.05.: Tue-Fri 9-16, Sat-Sun 9-14
Permanent exhibitions
A taste of the exhibition
The Székely National Museum owned a rich collection of ethnography related artefacts right from its establishment in 1879. Many of these were minerals and stones. The museum guard Ferenc László, the mining engineer Lajos Joós, the geologists János Bányai and Jenő Rátz, the museologist Sándor Kovács and many others' assiduity helped in the development of the collection. continue
Schiavona<br>Photo: Zsolt Barabás
The exhibition present heritage of the Székely from the Middle Ages (13-16th century) paying special attention to period weapons and wall pictures. Maps represent the outstandingly variable worldly and ecclesiastic administration in south-east Transylvania, as well as fortresses and fortified churches in the region. continue
Room enteriour
The exhibition focuses on showing crafts present in Székelyland. Csomakőrös was known from the sieve weavers, Gelence from the shingle makers and plank cutters, Haraly from tubs, Oltszem from wheels, Magyarhermány from carpenter made chests, Vargyas from the furniture painters and lime-burners, Korond, Csíkmadaras, Bodok from potters, Csíkszentkirály, Mikóújfalu, Polyán from hewers. People living in the region knew which product where to buy. continue