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East Slovak Museum in Kosice, Kosice

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The East Slovak Museum in Košice, Slovakia, is one of the oldest Slovak museums; it was founded in 1872.A neo-Renaissance building was erected in the early 20th century. It was the first building in the town designed to serve its needs as a museum. There are sculptures of Perseus and Vulcan on the facade of the building.The museum presents the Stone Age and the Middle Age period in eastern Slovakia, the Košice Gold Treasure, jewellery and numismatic exhibits.Also on the site of the museum, there is a wooden church from Kožuchovce . The church was built in 1741 and it was brought to Košice in 1927.
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  • For the money this is a great little museum! The stuff you can see is amazing!!! The rock side is rocks and nature but the art side is great!! You can tell the government hasn't spent money but go and...  more »
  • Entering the heavy door we had little expectations, if any. Paid 2 euros per person to discover "Carpathian Countryside" exhibition. It was just an amazing collection of minerals: sparkling fibers, ra...  more »
  • The gold coins treasure in museum 1 is a must see, in the basement, in a huge safe. Opposite, at the other side of the street, museum 2, with a chronological exhibit of art and culture, with some high...  more »