• Centrálna 258, Svidník
The time required is approx. 1 hour.
The time required is approx. 1 hour.

The Museum of Ukrainian Culture in Svidník is the oldest national institution and a branch of the Slovak National Museum Bratislava. It focuses on documenting the basic stages of the cultural-historical and socio-economic development of Ukrainians in Slovakia. It was founded in 1956 in Prešov and later it was moved to Svidník, where it has its headquarters today.

The museum has three exhibitions:

  • Cultural-historical exposition - documenting the development of arts and crafts, fine arts and housing from the mid-18th century to the beginning of the 20th-century.

  • Ethnographic exposition in nature (open-air museum - the most typical monuments of folk architecture and housing in this part of eastern Slovakia are concentrated here. The exposition area is linked to the modern amphitheater, where the Ruthenian-Ukrainians Culture Festival in the Slovak Republic takes place every year.

  • The art-historical exposition - Dezider Milly Gallery - presents the evolution of fine art of Ruthenians - Ukrainians from the 15th century to the present.

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