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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
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 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