Literary museums

City / Municipality: Dolný Kubín
District: Dolný Kubín
Region: Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj)
Tourist location: Orava
Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav (2.2.1849 - 8.11.1921) was a Slovak poet, dramatist, translator, and for a short time, member of the Czechoslovak parliament. First, he wrote in a traditional style, but later became influenced by parnassism and modernism. The exhibition is part of the P.O. Hviezdoslav Literary Museum, which was opened on 13 November 1954, the 33rd anniversary of Hviezdoslav's funeral. The museum is the oldest literary museum in Slovakia. It is housed in the historic building of the Čaplovič Library in ...
City / Municipality: Závažná Poruba
District: Liptovský Mikuláš
Region: Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj)
Tourist location: Liptov
Mountains: Low Tatras (Nízke Tatry)
Milan Rúfus (10.12.1928 - 11.01.2009) was a Slovak poet, essayist, translator, children's writer and academic. The house in which the poet and his sister Olga - known film director  grew up, got to the property the village Závažná Poruba after the death of Milan Rúfus mother - Zuzana Rúfusová. Milan Rúfus obtained for his literary work many prizes and awards. Rúfus, whose works have been translated into more than 20 languages, was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature many times since 1991. He became the first winner of the international Crane Summit Award for poetry 2008. As ...
City / Municipality: Oravská Polhora
District: Námestovo
Region: Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj)
Tourist location: Orava
Mountains: Orava Beskids (Oravské Beskydy)
Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav (2.2.1849 - 8.11.1921) was a Slovak poet, dramatist, translator, and for a short time, member of the Czechoslovak parliament. First, he wrote in a traditional style, but later became influenced by parnassism and modernism. A literary exhibition installed in a woodcutter's cottage under Babia Hora mountain. It is the first truly literary museum in Slovakia, dedicated to the poet's work. The exposition on the one hand imagines the environment from which the poet drew inspiration, and on the ...