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Bihar Museum - Berettyóújfalu
The museum building
Address: 4100, Berettyóújfalu Kálvin tér 1.
Phone number: (54) 402-390, (54) 500-340
Opening hours: Mon-Fri- 10-16
The question of founding a museum in Berettyóújfalu surfaced first in the end of the 1950's. It was the idea of teachers and tutors. Following the work of Mrs. Sándor the museum opened on 20th August, 1960 in 7 Bihari Street. It was called the Ethnographic House. continue
Permanent exhibitions
A taste of the exhibition
It was Tardy György who saved the Lame Tower in Herpály. The towers were possibly built in 1170 and belonged to the Benedictine order. Tardy György renovated the towers in 1880 based on his owned design. The father Tardy Sándor found a shield ornament of the Gepida tribe made of iron in 1849. The family donated the finding named "The Shield Wart of Herpály" to the National Museum in 1854. continue
A taste of the exhibition
The exhibition presents this old world with the help of the drawings of Szűcs Sándor. The visitors may learn of the life of the people living there, the homestead, the fishing equipments, the most important plants of the water world, as well as interesting animals with the voice of some of them played from a taperecoreder. continue
A taste of the exhibition
Kazinczy was born there, Bessenyei returned to Bihar and his work was fruitful, change came to Kölcsey in terms of his career while living in Bihar. he understood that he had to bare life. Arany János's classic literary worked was based on traditions of Bihar. Zoltán Nadányi lived in Berettyóújfalu most of his life, as well as representatives of folk literature, Nagy Imrét, Sinka István, Erdélyi József and Szabó Pál. continue