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Rákóczi Museum - Sárospatak
The  Rákóczi castle
Address: 3950, Sárospatak Szent Erzsébet utca 19.
Phone number: (47) 311-083
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10-18

Open on bank holidays!
In 1875 Princes Windischgrätz, and after the second worls war the Hungarian government became the owners of the castle. The museum has been protecting the Rákóczi inheritance since 1950. continue
Permanent exhibitions
Late renaissance stone carvings
The exhibition entitled "Speaking rocks - the building history of the Sárospatak castle" can be seen in the 19th century yard corridor. The placement of the rocks make it possible for the visitors to see the recarving and secondary use of the rokcs. continue
The vine cultivation in Hegyalja region was particularly improving in the 16th century. A good number of lords and highland towns endevoured to buy a land here. In the 17th century the Rákóczis contributed much to the developing of the grape-growing. continue
The gothic stone store was opened in 1999 in the basement of the Eastern wing of the Palace. In the Windischgraetz era the stable was found in this wing. Later it was used as an ethnographic exhibition space, under the name of Erdélyi János hall. The restoring of the square held by pillars is connected to the name of Mihály Détshy. He designed the stairs leading to the entrance. continue
The old palace of the Red-tower
According to the ordinance of Lipót I. the outer castle of Patak was exploded by the imperials. However, the inner castle played an important role in the battles fought for the independence between 1703 and 1711. The captain monarch of the war for independence, Ferenc Rákóczi II. called the last insurrectionist parliament session to Patak, which met in the large hall of the Red-tower, in the old palace. continue