Ethnographic and School Museum in Porumbeşti

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Main profile:
Ethnography and local history
Collection(s):

The town hall owns the school collection located in the village center, in a building that was erected in 1876 destined to be a confessional school. One can admire ethnographic items (fabrics, tools and household objects) and local history documents (photos, documents) displayed in two rooms. The exhibits were collected by pupils from the two villages of the commune, Cidreag and Porumbeşti, under the guidance of Professor Fazekas Lorand since 1972. After four years of work, collected objects were exhibited in a hall of the Cultural Centre. Parish Roman-Catholic got back the old school building. The building was restored inside and outside and was offered to host the museum. In a room w...e expose ethnographic artefacts (agricultural tools, the means of the processing of hemp, household items and textiles). The other room accommodates documents of the commune, furniture, household and school items, old books, teaching materials from the past and others. Higher household tools are exposed in the vestibule of the building. The museum was inaugurated on 5 June 2010.


County:
Satu Mare
Locality:
Porumbeşti
Commune:
Porumbeşti
Address:
Strada Principală nr. 52
Postal code:
447152
Access:
Road E 81; 1C; 194/A
train Satu Mare – Halmeu, Halmeu station.
Time table:
On demand
Phone :
0361.524.007; 0760.390.473
E-mail address:
Administrative subordination:
Local Council
Importance:
Local
Founded:
2010
Museum code:
651010
Contact person:
Deak Elisabeta
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