Gallery and Museum of Folk Art, Fintice

Gallery and Museum of Folk Art, Fintice was established in 2014 thanks to the project aimed at strengthening the cultural potential of the region. The gallery collects and presents local and regional art. The visitors can enjoy three exhibitions dedicated to Jozef Kolarčík-Fintický (Slovak ethnographer and collector), aristocratic families of Fintice, archeological finds and the life of locals. The museum preserves the rich historical and cultural traditions of Fintice not only for the sake of locals, but especially for tourists, whom are warmly welcomed to explore the rich cultural heritage of the municipality. The tour of the museum (appointment-only) includes a tour of the church and the aristocratic tomb of the Dessewffy family. The museum is located in the historic building of the former Baroque granary, the national cultural monument.

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How to get there

The municipality of Fintice is connected with the city of Prešov by local public transport – bus line number 21, departing from the city center (timetable at: https://www.dpmp.sk/l179_Fintice-21-B-82.html Get off at the bus stop “Námestie J. Kolarčíka “. The museum is located in the historic building of the former Baroque granary, the national cultural monument.

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