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Balaton Museum - Keszthely
Balaton Museum
Address: 8360, Keszthely M├║zeum u. 2.
Phone number: (83) 312-351, (83) 511-335
Opening hours: 01.09-31.10.: Tue-Sat 10-17, 01.11-30.: Tue-Sat 10-16
The thought of establishing a museum in the area of the lake Balaton first occoured in the last decade of the 19th century. The Balaton Museum Union was formed in June 1897. The archaeological collection of Árpád Csák was exhibited in the building of the former Economy Learning Center. The natural science department was formed, the library was growing, and János Sági laid the foundations of the ethnography department. continue
Permanent exhibitions
A taste of the exhibition
The region of Balaton became a part of the road and settlement network of the ancient Pannonia provinci. Various stone relics tell us about the life of the villages and villa districts. These stones were often reused during the Middle and the Modern Age. continue
János Halápy: Coloured sailors, 1958
From the 1930's he spent the summers in Balatonf├╝red. He painted portraits, but his favorite topic were the Lake Balaton and the flower still life. continue
Lake Balaton means different things to everybody: an unforgettable holiday, the bouquet of wine, the wonderful landscape, great excursions, castles crowning peaks of mountains, sports ents... continue
Crusifiction (Grape vine)
The painter was born in P├│rszombat. He was attending a training school when he was recognized as a talented painter. He joined the postimpressionist and cubist movements. As a result of his stay in Paris he found his own style of expression. The first 3 pictures represent this era. continue