The Spiš Museum

The Museum of the Spiš teritory in Spišská Nová Ves has resided in the historical building of the former medieval Town Hall since 1954. Exhibitions in Markušovce and Smižany are branches of the Spiš Museum.

Premises of the Spiš Museum are re-opened after extensive reconstruction.

  • History of the Provincial House  
    The exhibition represents the period of existence of the Province of 16 Spiš towns, the centre of which Spišská Nová Ves was between 1774 - 1876. As a part of the exhibition you can see a new model of the Provincial House, made by Franz Bartl´s design from 1786 in the scale 1:50.  

  • Transformation of the square  
    On the occasion of the 750th anniversary of the first written mention of the town Spišská Nová Ves. The exhibition depicting the square transformations presents the construction development of the city centre from the end of the 18th century to the beginning of the 20th century. Open from May 16, 2018.  

  • Mining Maps  
    Exhibition of The Slovak Mining Museum in Banská Štiavnica presents the development of the mining maps and unique patents in measuring instruments production.  

  • The Best of the Spiš Nature  
    Exhibition focusing on the nature of the Spiš region is full of interesting facts about plants and animals which can be found in this region. Open from May 4, 2018.  

Additional exposures of the Museum available to visitors:

Dardanely Summer-House, Michalská 59, Markušovce

  • Exhibition of antique furniture
  • Exposition of clavier musical instruments summer-house Dardanelles

Smižany Ethnic Museum, Krátka 5, Smižany

  • Small exhibition of Spiš nature
  • Exhibition of folk culture of central Spiš

Ján Nálepka’s House of Birth, Nálepkova 87, Smižany

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