Ethnographic collection

In the collection there are every kind of artefacts of peasant life from Transdanubia, Upper-land of Balaton and Balatonmellék.

The collection began in 1903. Due to Sági János' expertise, it was immensely rich. It was severely damaged during World War II. The collection consists of 10.000 items. The ceramics and wood carvings are very unique, out of which the guild jar and shepherd carvings are the most decorative. Our painted Easter eggs are very famous, there are more than 300 of them. Besides ethnographical objects, artefacts of fishery, hunting and economy can be found in this collection, as well.

In case you would like to do research in the collection, connect the coordinator!
Collection coordinator: Gyanó Szilvia
Research policy and research license can be found here.

Last modified on Thursday, 19 May 2016 11:12