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Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County Museums Authority - János Damjanich Museum - Szolnok
Address: 5000, Szolnok Kossuth tér 4.
Phone number: (56) 510-152
Opening hours: 18.01-11.12.: Tue-Sun 9-17
The Municipal Museum of Szolnok was established in 1933. It moved to the building at Kossuth Square in 1952 into a building originally built as a block of flats but functioned as a Royal Hotel for some time. The complete reconstruction of the national building was done by 1996. The museum also won the title 'The Museum of the Year' the same year and later on in 2004. continue
Permanent exhibitions
Detail of a Dining Room of a Civic Flat
By the turn of the century a typical civilian atmosphere was developed in Szolnok, which is - regardless of its colourful and versatile features - characterized by a special unity. This is demonstrated through the dwelling house bearing civilian-peasant features. continue
A taste of the exhibition
The exhibition represents the popular arts of the county, and that from the aspect of various trades, emphasizing the branches that became prominent because of the regional aptitudes: the pottery and the furrier craft. continue
Living Room of Nagykunság with Kunblue Furniture
The exhibition represents the cottier civilization of the turn of the 19th century. The old objects, techniques and views are mixed up with the new items. This transition era is represented through the objects and their environment, maps, sketches, and photographs. continue
Reconstruction of the House from the Bronze Age in Túrkeve-Terehalom
Through the archaeological relics of the county the exhibition demonstrates how the dwelling houses were changing during the centuries. The exhibition embraces the history of the county from the prehistoric age to the end of the Turkish era. It represents the changes made according to the lifestyles and dwelling-houses. continue