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Kisfaludy Memorial House - Sümeg
Museum entrance
Address: 8330, Sümeg Kisfaludy tér 2.
Phone number: (70) 466-4036
Opening hours: Temporarily closed.
Sándor Kisfaludy and his wife settled in the house for good in 1800, following the Napoleonic wars. Since they had no descendants, their relatives sold the house to the bishopric of Veszprém. However, in 1944 the house was nationalised. Since 1950 a Kisfaludy Memorial House, since 1990 the Towmn Museum have been functioning here. continue
Temporarily closed!
Permanent exhibitions
Sándor Kisfaludy was one of the leaders of the language neology movement. Although he spoke several languages, his literary activity served for the protection of his native tongue. At a period when the official language of the state was the German, Kisfaludy wrote his masterworks in Hungarian continue
Russian icon from the 18th century
Sümeg is known as one of the important centers of the Hungarian baroque art. Its architectronic excellences - the Pontifical Palace and its outbuildings; the Franciscan and the parish church with the frescos of Franz Anton Maulbertsch - represent an outstanding value of the baroque art. The origin of the wooden statue of St Clara (18th century) can be connected to the Franciscan presence in the town. The large oil picture of bishop Márton Bíró keeps the mempory of the active artistic supporter of the town. continue
Kálmán Darnay's activity made Sümeg the center of the museological life of Trans-Danubia. Being an iron salesman, he was to be trained on his own. During the course of time his fame brought him up to a position among the registered architects. He also pursued writing activities: he wrote studies, dramas, historical novels and articles forthe local paper. continue