Historically Furnished House and Village Museum of Börcs

Economic and cultural heritage

Hungary, 9152 Börcs Dózsa György u. 39.

Around the historically furnished house, you will see all the tools used by farmers from the 1870s to the 1930s, such as horse and ox-drawn implements as well as manual tools of agriculture and animal husbandry. There are native and non-native animals living in the yard (chickens, geese, Hungarian ducks, domestic turkeys, quails, goats, sheep along with Puli herding dogs to protect them) as well as a barn with a thatch roof.

Water Powerplant of Bős

Built heritage

Slovakia, 93005 Bős

"The foremost aim of the powerplant is to mitigate the effects of flooding, but at the same time, the plant provides approximately 8% of Slovakia’s electric energy source. Apart from these, it regulates the Danube riverbed and ensures the proper conditions for the protection of the Danube’s domestic delta. "

Stationary Engine Collection

Economic and cultural heritage

Hungary, 9174 Dunaszeg Fő u. 9.

Located behind the Village Museum, these motors powered all sorts of work equipment (pumps, saws, grinders, grindstones, threshers, chaff-cutters and generator) at one time. These are irreplaceable items due to their age and status as technological rarities. These artifacts dating back 100 years represent the ancient times of the internal combustion engine.

Apátúr House

Economic and cultural heritage

Hungary, 9022 Győr Széchenyi tér 5.

The permanent exhibition in one of Győr’s most beautiful Baroque palaces showcases the city’s history from prehistoric times to the 1950s. Apart from this, the Petz family legacy is also featured (an exhibition of medical history as well as fine and applied arts), along with the Abád-Hauser family collection, the Madách Collection as well as the permanent exhibition titled “Images of Destruction.”

Esterházy Palace

Economic and cultural heritage

Hungary, 9021 Győr Király u. 17.

"One of downtown Győr’s most beautiful buildings, the Esterházy Palace has been home to the renowned Radnai Collection since November 3, 1997. Upon the decision of the city’s leadership, the complete reconstruction of the building in faithful 18th-century style was carried out in 1996–1997 based on the works of architect designer Miklós Foltányi and Dr. Gábor Winkler, an expert of monuments and artifact architecture. At the northwestern corner of Széchenyi Square, a block of buildings rises high at the city’s most mysterious point, along the warpath. leading to the Arrabona Castle. The uniform style of this building was defined by the 18th-century construction carried out by the Esterhazy family. "

Fruhmann House

Economic and cultural heritage

Hungary, 9022 Győr Kiss János u. 9.

In his will, Antal Fruhmann, master furnace builder left his residential home and workshop to the city museum. There is no other such furnace museum in the country. The exhibition room is furnished like an interior and shows the viewer the history of furnace-building in Győr and enables visitors of all ages to truly experience what “home and hearth” means.

Kreszta House

Economic and cultural heritage

Hungary, 9021 Győr Apáca u. 1.

This 17th-century monument building was once the home of János Kreszta, spice merchant. At present, it houses an exhibition showcasing the life’s work of Margit Kovács (1902-1977), ceramic artist and Győr native. The exhibition is valuable as it is one of two locations which feature the folk art inspired statues, figurines, ornamental objects as well as Biblically-themed compositions by the mother of modern Hungarian ceramic art. Kovács’s other exhibition can be found in Szentendre.

Hungarian Ispita (hospital)

Economic and cultural heritage

Hungary, 9022 Győr Nefelejcs köz 3.

This 18th-century monument building was originally a hospital and now houses what was once the private collection of historian Dr. Péter Váczy. The core of the collection is composed of Renaissance and Baroque furniture as well as crafts and fine arts. The collection also includes a few ancient Greek and Roman, as well as medieval Hungarian archeological artifacts, Chinese grave-guard terracotta soldiers, eastern carpets from the 19th century, glass, silver and bronze objects, Chinese porcelain, chandeliers, and wall fittings. The building also houses temporary exhibitions of the works of contemporary artists.

Napoleon House

Economic and cultural heritage

Hungary, 9021 Győr Király u. 4.

This residential home built in the 17th century and renovated in Baroque style is sometimes called the Napoleon House as after the Battle of Győr (Kismegyer), the French ruler spent a night here. At present, the building houses exhibitions of Hungarian and foreign contemporary artists.