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History, Ethnography and Fine Art Museum

Museum code7074100
NameHistory, Ethnography and Fine Art Museum
AddressStr. N. Bălcescu nr. 2
Postal code305500
E-MAIL addressmuzeu.lugoj@yahoo.com
AccessDN E47 road
Time table10:00 - 16:00
DirectorRăzvan Ioan Tinca
Collection(s)The history of the museum foundation relates to the names of some local personalities, such as: Mihali de Apşa, Graeco-Catholic bishop, Ioan Boroş, Graeco-Catholic canon, Professor Traian Simu and the primary school teacher Ioan Stratan, who laid the foundation of the current museum. The building, built by the end of the 19th century, as a Nep Bank headquarters, was bought in 1951 by the Ministry of Finance, also the current owner. From 1968, it sheltered the Lugoj Museum. The most important domains and subdomains illustrated in the museum are archaeology, ethnography, memorials, fine arts, Middle Ages history. The archaeological collection comprises stone artefacts, ornaments, tools, weapons and pottery resulted from the archaeological excavations conducted in the area, at Timişoara, Româneşti, Coşava, Visag, Sălbăgel, Sacoşul Mare, Susani, and Jabăr. It is worth mentioning the Thracian finds from Susani and the Dacian ones from Jabăr. The ethnographic collection includes costumes and craftsmen's artefacts from the area, illustrating especially the Timiş Rivermeadow and the Făget area. The memorial collection includes significant documents and letters, original artefacts belonging to local personalities, illustrating the political and cultural emancipation, both on a local and on a national and European level. The art collection includes Austrian School and contemporary from painting, as well as sculptures by the artist Elisabeta Popper.
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WEB addresshttps://www.facebook.com/MuzeuLugoj/info/?tab=overview
Contact personRăzvan Ioan Tinca
Positiondirector interimar
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