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Rákóczi Museum - Sárospatak
The  Rákóczi castle
Address: 3950, Sárospatak Szent Erzsébet utca 19.
Phone number: (47) 311-083
Opening hours: Temporarily closed.
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
Temporarily closed!
Permanent exhibitions
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
The renaissance stone carving made in the 1540
In the three arcuated hall of the Perényi wing the Bretzenheim princes arranged a library and a writing room according to the fashion of the age. The old book of the museum were brought here from the former piarista library of Sátoraljaújhely and the Péchy and Zichy libraries of Boldogkováralja. continue
Popular embroidery
The exhibition is connected to agriculture and grain growing. The tools of land cultivation had been developed during the course of centuries. continue
A taste of the exhibition
The cellar of the Lorántffy (Southern) wing of the castle was built at the same time as the palace wings. Its simple stone framed door also originates from this age. Renaissance stone carvings recalls the artistically rich period of the building of the castle. continue