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Mihály Munkácsy Museum - Békéscsaba
Address: 5600, Békéscsaba Széchenyi u. 9.
Phone number: (66) 323-377, (66) 328-040
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10-18
The Museum Association of Békéscsaba founded in 1899 established the institution. The museum collected archeological, ethnographic, fine art, historic, numismatics, applied art, natural sciences and paleonthological relics. continue
Permanent exhibitions
The White Stroke (dioráma)
The visitors may peep inside the world of the sodic soil, marches through, bleaks and the underwater life of the Körös via five dioramas. We also show Pákásztanya and its surroundings as well as the environment of the strokes. The geology section and two showcases introducing the topic of paleontology follow the pictures. continue
The items shown at two rooms at the local history exhibition review over four centuries of the history of Békés County, from the Ottoman invasion of Gyula to the change of social system. The glass floor motif on which a magnified military map of Békés County from the 19th century repeats itself. The Körös River is shown on a 1m x 2m layout. continue
Piano Lesson, the 1890
Munkácsy Mihály was born on 20, February 1844 in Munkács. His parents died when he was 8 and he was taken in by his uncle Reök István who lived in Békéscsaba. He spent his childhood there. After he became a famous painter, he returned to the town several times. His relationship with it broke after the death of his uncle. continue
The exhibition room dealing with economy ethnography recalls some details of traditional husbandry in Békés County. continue