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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 Jankay Collection and Contemporary Art Gallery was first opened in 2003. From 2013 it works as part of the Munkácsy Museum on a new location and under a new name - Jankay-Kolozsváry-Tevan Collection . continue
The Pro-Natura permanent exhibition upstairs deals with the flora and fauna in Békés County, mostly by slides. Fossils represent geological past. The visitors can also read interesting writings about Hungarian naturalists. continue
The archaeological showing is a collection of the most important archaeological heritage from Békés County. It is divided into three units: Prehistoric times, migration period, as well as the original settlement and Árpád period. These units are to be found in separate rooms. continue
Conversation Piece from the period of Original Settlement with jurta
The history of Hungarians and other ethnic groups, Serbs, Romanians, Slovakians and Germans, living in symbiosis in Békés County began in 1715 when the reorganization of the county took place. In the second half of the 17th century, the county became unpopulated due to fights in the region. The lord Harruckern János György organized the settling of people to make the territory valuable again. continue