About - Vihorlat Museum - Mansion in Humenne

The beginnings of Vihorlat Museum's history date back to the year 1960 and are connected with the decision that the renovated manor house in Humenne will also serve museum purposes.We obtained the statute of Local History Museum in 1964. Since 2002, the founder of the museum is Prešov self-governing region.

At present, more than 100 000 pieces of collection objects are concentrated in the collections of the museum. Despite the authenticity of each of them belong to the most valuable finds of Celtic coins (in village Ptičie), mass finding of coins from  the 17th century (in village Topoľa), unique ancient weapons and armours, baroque icons,valuable paintings,original  furniture and many other collection items.

With the increasing number of collections and the development of research activities, there are creating favorable conditions for exposure and exhibition activities in the museum. The first was the exhibition "The Feudal Housing Culture", which was made available to the public in 1971 and expanded and re-installed (1982, 1987, 1991) - it forms the basis of presentation of the museum. In 1973 an exhibition of newer history was made available. In August 1984, an exhibition of folk architecture and housing was opened to the public. Since 1989, the part of museum is the Gallery Hall of Orest Dubay, natural-sciences exhibition has been added in 1990. In the years 1996-2008, the life and history of the Romany ethnic group in Eastern Slovakia was presented by an exhibition "From the history of the Romanies in Slovakia".

Last permanent exhibition, which since 2009 offers museum to the public, is religious exposure with Chapel of the Virgin Mary in the original premises of the mansion.

Except for permanent exhibitions museum annually prepares for its visitors a varied range of exhibitions and events.
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