Culture and cultural monuments
City Office Humenne
Mestský úrad Humenné
Odbor kultúry, športu a mládeže
Kukorelliho 34, 066 28 Humenné
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Visitors provides lending services, prepares also cultural and educational events, discussions and meetings with authors and creators of books.
Námestie slobody č. 50
066 80 Humenné
The seat of the Vihorlat Museum in Humenne is a restored Renaissance castle. It is a regional museum of history and nature.
Art History Exhibition
The Art History Exhibition will be set up in 18 rooms inside the Renaissance mansion. Genuine antique furniture and accessories serve to represent the taste in home decor cultivated by nobility from the age of Renaissance to the 20th century.
The rooms are decorated with oil paintings and portraits created by domestic and European masters of the 17th – 19th century, and accommodate collections of historic weapons, clocks, and eggshell china. Due to their illusive mural paintings, the rooms in the southern wing of the mansions ground floor are certainly most unique elements in this exhibition (the Ornament Room, the Room of Hungarian Kings, the Oriental Room). Part of the exhibition is furthermore the original restored palace fountain dating back to the 18th century, which is located in the inner courtyard in the mansions Eastern tract.
Part of the Sacral Exhibition is set up in the original premises of Virgin Mary Palace Chapel built in 1654. The exhibits shown represent sacral art such as paintings, sculptures, liturgical clothing, and liturgical ritual items. This exhibition was opened to the public in 2009.
Gallery Hall of Orest Dubay
The gallerys collection inventory comprises 1100 items in form of paintings, graphic works, and sculptures. A significant of the illustrative works has been created by national artist Orest Dubay. The museums gallery department focuses on presenting the works of artists related to the region by their activities or origin.
Natural History Exhibition
The original exhibition was set up in the museum in 1989. Following several rearrangements, the exhibition now presents the northern Slovakian faunas characteristic exponents for insects, birds, and mammals in their current form. This presentation of three-dimensional exhibits covers a surface area of 300 square meters. An extension to the exhibition is the presentation of our territorys geological samples of minerals, rocks, and fossils.
Exhibition of Folk Architecture (Open Air Museum)
The exhibition was erected from 1974 to 1982 and opened to the public in 1985. The collected exhibits present the popular and agricultural architecture of the Eastern Carpathian region. The most frequently used building materials are wood, stone, mud, and straw. The exhibition comprises fifteen objects. The wooden church St. Archangel Michael with its baroque wall of icons originating from the 18th century, originally from Nova Sedlica, is the prevailing building in this exhibition. The open air museum furthermore comprises agricultural buildings, a water mill, a blacksmiths shop, and part of the forest railway.
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066 01 Humenné
Open air museum:
The observatory is a significant center for astronomy education, promotion and observation. Building Observatory is located in the city center and is easily accessible to visitors.
066 01 Humenné
Collectors society of Humenne
066 01 Humenné
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