Somogy County Museum, Kaposvar

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Address: 7400 Kaposvar, Fo street 10, Hungary

Phone: +36-82314011

Ticket Price: 700 HUF

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

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About Somogy County Museum, Kaposvar

The Somogy County museum is located approximately 50 kilometres south of Lake Balaton. Formerly known as the ‘City Hall’, the Somogy County Museum is an amalgamation of ethnic artefacts marking the history of Somogy County along with an exuberant collection of 20th century Hungarian art donated by Odon- brother of famous Hungarian painter Jozsef Rippl-Ronai. The museum houses permanent exhibitions as well as temporary exhibitions.

Rural Folk Art consisting of wooden carved objects mainly used by peasants and shepherds are the main attraction of the museum. The traditions of the outlawed ‘Betyar’ presented here are a treat to every culture explorer. Archaeological Relicts from the Somogy County are displayed which consist of artefacts from Stone Age to the middle ages.

The Ripple-Ronai Odon 20th Century Fine Art exhibition which is a ‘must-see’ for every visitor, justifies the art-pulse of Hungary. A great place to become one with the history of the city, the museum caters to everybody’s interest.

Presently, the museum’s official name is ‘Rippl- Rónai Town Museum with County’s Right’.

Somogy County Museum Information

  • Do visit the nearby Rippl-Ronai Museum and Memorial Villa.

Somogy County Museum Ticket Prices

  • Adults- 700 HUF/person
  • Preferential- 350 HUF/person
  • Family ticket- 1500 HUF
  • Group (minimum 10 people)- 600 HUF/person, 300 HUF/person
  • Professional guided tour- 2500 HUF/group

How To reach Somogy County Museum by Public Transport

  • Bus: Autobuszallomas Kaposvar Budai Nagy Antal Street

Restaurants Near Somogy County Museum

  • Stuhmer Kavehaz
  • Royal
  • Trattoria La Prima

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