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Posted on 26 March 2011

Last Updated 28 March 2011

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Lviv Historical Museum

Lviv Historical Museum - one of the oldest and richest museums in Ukraine, said in 2008 the 115 anniversary of its founding (1893). The date of second birth of the museum can be considered 1940, when located near the Historical Museum of Lviv and the National Museum of King Jan III (founded 1908) were merged into one entity - the Lviv History Museum (LIM). The composition of the stock of a newly formed collection of the museum collection also includes some former Lviv museums, including Museum of Princes Lubomirski, the Museum of the Shevchenko Scientific Society, the Museum Stavropigiyska Institute.

Now LIM collection of over 330 thousand exhibits. This - the archaeological material, paintings, sculptures, drawings, archival documents, illuminated manuscripts, incunabula, metal, leather, wood, glass and porcelain, furniture, clocks, musical instruments, photographs and photo negatives, weapons and sights Numismatics, faleristics, sfrahistyky more. Museum monuments - witnesses of the past, talk about important events in the history of our country, the life of the inhabitants of Lviv and Galicia from ancient times to the twentieth century. (Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, pl. Market, 24; History of Western Land Division of the second half. XIX - XX centuries. Sq. Market, 4).


The exhibition halls of the Royal deployed in stone Kornyakta where second half. ХVІІ ст. XVII. was the residence of King Jan III Sobieski, represents the old furniture, paintings, watches, some systems display orders and interest from funds of the Silver Museum (Department of Historical Treasures, pl. Market, 6).


The Museum-Arsenal can see rare examples of weapons and protective arms-XII century from across Europe, Asia and Africa (Department of Museum Arsenal Street. Pidvalna 5).

Палац Корнякта
In 2005 the department opened LIM Museum of Historical Treasures "(Market Square, 2). Easy movement of Ukrainian people by creating an independent state stationary exhibition devoted to "Military and historical monuments (Rynok, 4), organized by the Department of History liberation struggle. Department of History of the Ukrainian diaspora exhibits monuments associated with the social and cultural life of Ukrainian foreign (Market Square, 4).


Lviv Historical Museum - is not only ancient monuments, and the atmosphere is the past that have kept the museum building - the pearl of Renaissance architecture in Lviv. A unique, only in Eastern Europe, is a stone patio Kornyakta (1580, architect. Barbon Peter). Італійське подвір'я, The Italian court, as it is called Lvov, surrounded on the perimeter open loggias, arcades on all three floors. Museum Nights, literary and artistic activities or simply rest with a cup of coffee in the comfortable outdoor patio leave pleasant memories for long.


In the only remaining monument in Lviv secularist Gothic - Gothic hall on the first floor of stone Kornyakta, open art salon "Gothic hall, where you can buy a put to the committee of antiques and works of contemporary fine and decorative art.


In the lobby of the museum (Market Square 6, 24) sold various local history books and museum publications, including the annual publication "Scientific Notes" with the publication of museum scholars on the history of the museum and its collections.

Італійське подвіря
In addition to these exposures, which are in the very center of the city Lviv, Lviv Historical Museum has offices outside the city center.


The interior and atmosphere of literary and artistic salon museum recreates the "Literary Lions and sex. Twentieth century." Which is a branch of the main museum (St. Guards, 18). Since independence, were discovered historical and memorial museums General cornet UPA Roman Shukhevych (Bilohorscha Street, 76th) and Eugene Konovalets (s.Zashkiv Zhovkivskyi district).


Visited the museum each year approx. 400 thousand people - Lviv residents and visitors who are acquainted with its permanent displays and exhibitions of variables, and participate in various cultural events, taking place in museums.

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