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  • Múzejné námestie 3, Trnava
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The Western Slovakia Museum in Trnava was founded in 1954, at that time as the Regional Museum with a homeland focus. Only in 1960 was its name changed to the current one. It preserves more than 160,000 cultural heritage objects in its museum collection.

The Western Slovakia Museum is located in the building of the monastery of the Order of Saint Clare. It offers several permanent exhibitions for visitors:

  • Archaeological exposition - offers a look at interesting archaeological finds from the sites of western Slovakia.

  • Touch the clay - presents the history of brick and brickwork of the Trnava region.

  • Western Slovakia Museum - collection of bells from different locations in Slovakia.

  • Poor Clares in Trnava - documents the constructional development of the Trnava Monastery of the Poor Clares and the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, the daily life of the Sisters of the Order of St. Clare, the history of the Trnava Poor Clares and their fate.

  • The beauty of bygone times - there are exhibited interior units with period furniture and accessories from the beginning of the 18th century to the beginning of the 20th century.

  • Folk utility pottery - unique utility items made in well-known pottery workshops from Slovakia.

  • Folk textile of the Trnava region - presentation of traditional clothing of the rural population of Trnava region as well as of the Trnava festive folk clothing.

  • Oratory - original space with preserved rich stucco and embossed decoration signed by painter Carlo Antonio Neurone.

  • Sports Personalities of Trnava Region - represents a selection of the most important athletes who come from the region or have been active in the region for a long time.

  • Small Carpathians Nature - the exhibition is focused on the living and inanimate nature of the Small Carpathian Protected Landscape Area.

  • Sacral monuments - presents works of various origins and different artistic-historical values. The exposition is conceived from the birth of man to his departure from this world.

  • Štefan Cyril Parrák - homage to the king of collectors - a representative selection from a vast burrow of folk and art-historical monuments.

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