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Museum of Local History - Csenger
The museum building
Address: 4765, Csenger Hősök tere 3.
Phone number: (44) 715-209, (20) 560-5027
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 9-12, 13-17
Sun 10-12, 14-17
Csenger played an important role in the history of Szatmár County for centuries. In the 15-16th century it was the center of the county, the meetings and the 'days of law' were always held there. In 1388, the town had the right to hold fairs. At the beginning of the 1400's it was referred to as a county town. The Museum of Local History is the representation of the historic consciousness of its population. continue
Permanent exhibitions
A taste of the exhibition
The permanent exhibition is located in the Sports Hall of the Town. The sports life of our town is shown in six showcases. Our main interest was on the history of football. We show that of Csenger from the 1920's by the help of photos and objects. continue
A taste of the exhibition
Every now and again a significant school could designate the value of a certain area. Though the school of Csenger had not a nation-wide reputation it can be still said that it was the characteristic institution of the area. continue
A taste of the exhibition
From the point of view of ethnography, Csenger is a characteristic settlement of the Szatmári Plain but mixed with the influence of Transylvania. It is less representative from the point of view of vernacular art. continue
A taste of the exhibition
The room was centered: in the middle the table stood chairs were placed around it. One of these was the so-called 'tending chair' which, unlike the others, had an armrest. We placed a figure dressed in traditional clothing of the time next to it. This clothing: baggy trousers, short fur-lined coat, and curly brimmed felt hat was in use even in the 20's. continue