Fiľakovo Castle - Castle Museum in Fiľakovo

Region: Region Banská Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)
District: Lučenec
City / Municipality: Fiľakovo
Tourist location:Novohrad - Poiplie
Mountains: Cerova highlands (Cerová vrchovina)
Lies by the river: Belina
Latitude:48° 16' 17.318921848486" / 48.271477478291246
Longitude:19° 49' 28.922068637767" / 19.824700574621602
Included in categories: Castles, Museums
Castle in Fiľakovo Franciscan Father K. König was the first who came with idea to establish the castle museum in 1941. He established the first Castle Commitee as well. The Commitee began to gather money to set up the institution and an entreaty was sent to the Hungarian National Museum in Budapest to make an archeological research of the area. The research started in 1944 under the conductorship of dr. János Kalmár. The world war stopped the process of establishing the museum and the research itself too. The first regional museum of the „Slovak part“ of Novohrad region was established in 1951. It was called The County Museum of National History and Geography in Fiľakovo. In 1960 it was transformated into the City Museum. The County Museum of National History and Geography in Lučenec moved to Fiľakovo in 1967. It´s seat was in Halič castle from the year 1955. From 1967 to 1984 there were two constant expositions: the exposition of the Town Museum – on the ground floor of the Franciscan monastery and ... ... Read more

Ruin in reconstruction


Municipal Local History Museum in Fiľakovo

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