Historical expositions and places

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City / Municipality: Krásnohorské Podhradie
District: Rožňava
Region: Region Košice (Košický kraj)
Tourist location: Gemer
Mountains: Volovské vrchy (Volovec Mountains)
The Count Dionýz and Frantíška Andrássy Mausoleum is located in the village of Krásnohorské Podhradie. It was built by count Dionýz Andrássy for his wife  and for himself in 1903-1904. It is a unique work of the early 20th century, inspired by early Christian,  Byzantine and Carolingian art. The Mausoleum was built according to the project of Munich architect Richard Berndl, and a team of Munich architects and artists was involved in the construction. There is a 10 ha park around the museum. Andrássy Mausoleum is under administration of Slovak National Museum (SNM) - Betliar Museum, ...
City / Municipality: Stará Ľubovňa
District: Stará Ľubovňa
Region: Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)
Tourist location: Spiš, Zamagurie
Mountains: Ľubovnianska vrchovina
Life of burgher in Stara Lubovna and city history draws closer the life of the middle-class in Stara Lubovna. The furniture from 19th century era, antique things many of which are the gifts from old Lubovna offsprings, recently unveiled arch of perfectly saved black kitchen with kitchen utensils, the burgher’s study-room and bedroom as well as old photographs depicting life of Lubovna citizens and views on antique streets will surely bring the visitor back to not such a remote history of the town Stara Lubovna. Exposition of crafts, blue-printing and ceramics This beautiful house ...
City / Municipality: Bardejov
District: Bardejov
Region: Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)
Tourist location: Šariš
The Exhibition Hall is located in the seat of the Šariš Museum in city of Bardejov. Regularly changed temporary displays, focused on:   Presentation of various artistic genres of current artists from the region, Slovakia and abroad Artistic, historical, natural scientific and ethnographic displays from the museum's own funds (due to the lack of permanent display rooms, some exhibits are stored in deposits; it is possible to promote them in the public in this form; display of weapons, glass and porcelain, sacral objects, coins and payment means, etc.) Hunting trophies
City / Municipality: Bardejov
District: Bardejov
Region: Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)
Tourist location: Šariš
It is the only separate specialized display of Eastern Rite icons in Slovakia. It includes displayed icons - paintings on wood - from the 16th to 19th centuries, on which the visitor can follow the development of Carpathian icons. Among other exhibits, there are icons on canvas with the topic of The Last Judgement, embroidered religious vestments and church furniture. The Exposition of Icons was reinstalled in 2005. Acquired icons from the church in the village of Borov and other restored icons were added. The Icons from the collection of The Šariš Museum in Bardejov were presented in ...
City / Municipality: Bardejov
District: Bardejov
Region: Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)
Tourist location: Šariš
World Heritage: UNESCO Cultural Heritage
The Historical Exposition Free Royal Town of Bardejov is located in a historical building, the Gothic-Renaissance Town Hall, built in 1505 - 1511. It presents the medieval history of Bardejov, from the first written record in 1241 to the end of the 18th century, its economic, social, and cultural life. The biggest attention is paid to the 15th and 16th centuries, when Bardejov reached the top of its fame and wealth. The exhibited items document developed crafts, craftsmen's lives, trade, textile production, form and execution of town administration, town's right for self-defence, medieval ...
City / Municipality: Očkov
District: Nové Mesto nad Váhom
Region: Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj)
Očkov mound (Očkovská mohyla) is a unique monument of international significance. It is the place where meets the history of different periods: Paleolithic - the older Stone Age (2.6 million. - 8000 years BC) The Ockov Mound is proof of the presence of people from the oldest periods of human society - the Paleolithic, as evidenced by the finds of stone tools in the vicinity of the mound. Mound with the chieftain of Velatická Culture from the Bronze Agee (1250-1000 BC) In the mound was buried probably in the 12th century chieftain of Velatická Culture (Velatická kultúra). The people ...
City / Municipality: Bardejov
District: Bardejov
Region: Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)
Tourist location: Šariš
The Šariš Museum in Bardejov plays an important role in the preservation, protection, and presentation of historical sights. It is one of the oldest  museums in Slovakia. In terms of the size of its collections and the results of its professional work, it far exceeds the borders of the region and it is ranked  among the most significant institutions of its kind in Slovakia. The museum was opened on 21st December 1903, as the Museum of the Šarišská župa (Šariš County). The collection of material for the museum started already in 1903. In a short time, almost 3,000 pieces of valuable ...