Museums, Art Galleries
Schaár Erzsébet: “Utca” statue exhibition
A place unprecedented in Hungary, where the visitor can encounter several unique sights and unmatched attractions.
The Csontváry Museum
One of the most popular permanent exhibition of the Janus Pannonius Museum presents some of the most significant artworks of the Hungarian painting scene's solitary giant, Tivadar Kosztka Csontvary (1853-1919).
We can find the lapidary among trees at the end of the courtyard of the oldest house in Pécs.
Pécs Gallery - Széchenyi Square
The fine and applied art of Pécs and Baranya County has become a significant factor of Hungarian art history from the 60s and 70s.
Museum of Ethnography
The wood piecess, colourful costumes, pottery, ceramics, homespuns, fancy work and furnishings of the different ethnic groups living in Baranya are exhibited here.
Nádor Gallery Art & Med Cultural Center
In the former hotel a gallery was created in 2009. There were doubts about the fate of it since it hasn’t got a permanent owner for a long time.
The Golden Age of the Zsolnay - Gyugyi collection
The unrivalled collection owned by Hungarian László Gyugyi, who emigrated to the USA, numbers more than 600 objects of Zsolnay ceramics from the age of Historism and Secession.
The Klimo Collection
The Library of the Bishopric of Pécs, predecessor of the University Library, was established by Bishop Klimo of Pécs (1751-1777) in 1774 and was the first public library of Hungary.
Pécs-born Victor Vasarely (1906-1997) first donated a series of graphics to the museum of Pécs in 1968.
Zsolnay family and factory history exhibition
This is a permanent exhibition about the history of the Zsolnay family and Factory placed in the oldest building of the district where the legend started.
The Pink Zsolnay Exhibition
At the beginning was the pink – this is the motto of the exhibition, and is meant to express the steps of product introduction of the Zsolnay Factory that led from hard tile manufacture to the production of exclusive ornaments.
The permanent exhibition of Ferenc Lantos
One of the most recent art exhibitions of Pécs has been open to visitors since December 2013. It consists of works of Kossuth prizewinning artist Ferenc Lantos collected by the Janus Pannonius Museum and those donated to the city by the artist.
The Museum of the History of the City of Pécs
The characteristic building of the City History Museum which was built in the 18th century, is the oldest industrial monument, and used to be a tanner house before. Its permanent local history exhibition presents a rich collection of artefacts: objects, pictorials and documents from the liberation from the Ottoman rule (1686) up to the 1950s.
The oldest residential building – the Zsolnay Museum
Mentioned in a note from 1324, the house at 2 Káptalan Street must be one of the oldest buildings of Pécs.
High-quality temporary exhibitions are held in the Museum Gallery which we can find at the end of the courtyard of the Modern Hungarian Gallery.
Modern Hungarian Gallery, International Collection, Martyn Ferenc Museum
The Ferenc Martyn Museum displays the work of the artist who won all possible prizes and awards during his lifetime and was also chosen as Honorary Citizen of Pécs.
Exhibition of University History
This can be visited at 3, Szepesy Ignác Street together with the Klimó Collection.
Ferenc Martyn Gallery
Covering almost 140 square metres, the sizable loft space of the Pécs House of Arts and Literature with its late baroque wooden framework is an ideal venue for exhibitions and other events.
Exhibition of Natural Science
In the Natural History Exhibition visitors can find both the third largest bird egg collection of Hungary and footprints of the Mecsek dinosaur that lived on the marshy banks of the Pannonian Sea, both the ice age fossils of the bones of the „Pécs mammoth”.
Exhibition in the Bishop’s Palace
Discover the interiors of the Bishop's Palace by joining one of the tours offered at fixed times!
This building borders the square from the north. It was built in Late Baroque style in the eighteenth century.
The modern lapidary is the work of Kossuth prizewinning architect Zoltán Bachman. Several stone sculptures of the Árpád Era are exhibited here as well as a unique church decoration.
Garden of " varázspadlás"
In the „Varázspadlás” (in the cellar) you can find Zita Tibold’sspecial collection.
Gebauer Gallery of the House of Civic Communities
Gebauer Gallery opened up for the public in 1993 in the House of Civic Communities.
Modern Hungarian Gallery
In the Gallery of Modern Hungarian Art, which is one of the richest collection of the Hungarian art we can get insight into the 20th century fine arts – in the broad sense – through the works of Rippl-Rónai, Gulácsy and Marcell Breuer, just to mention a few.
Modern Hungarian Gallery, International Collection, Amerigo Tot Museum
The exhibition of Amerigo Tot opened in 1984 and displays the works that were donated to Pécs by the sculptor.
Mecsek Mining Museum
We can visit the hostel of miners, the mine locomotives, the trams used to transport minerals and we can see lots of other interesting mining tools.
m21 Gallery of Pécs, Zsolnay Cultural Quarter
This is a 1300m2 exhibition hall and workshop of contemporary art while it also provides a space for special events.
We present the machines,produkts and results of the 154 years old Gloves factory Hamerli.
1861 Glove Manufactory
In the city of Pécs, traditional glove making has a history stretching back more than 150 years.