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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: Temporarily closed.
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
Temporarily closed!
Permanent exhibitions
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
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
After WWI, on 30 April 1920, the town of Berettyóújfalu became the center of Csonka Bihar County. In 1922 great development began: electrification was done, schools, a new Town House, barracks and house for officers were built. continue
A taste of the exhibition
The exhibition shows female dresses from the life of traditional peasantry focusing on the processing of hemp that was performed by women performed almost completely. Hemp in the territory of Bihar was an important plant until the 50's. The basic material of clothing was made of hemp, as well as tablecloths, bed sheets, towels etc. The sacks, canvas necessary in farming were also prepared of hemp. The exhibition presents the tools of hemp processing while the process itself is shown in photos. continue