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Museum of the Reformed College of Debrecen

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Great artifacts but lacked some english info

Me and my girlfriend had a good time walking around and looking at all the old artifacts and though... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Lund, Sweden
via mobile
High class museum, if you understand Hungarian.

What a magnificent collection this is. I visited with my partner, who has a keen interest in... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Bradford, United Kingdom
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“role”(2 reviews)
“school”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Kalvin ter 16., Debrecen 4026, Hungary
+36 52 614 370
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend had a good time walking around and looking at all the old artifacts and though there was an english pamflett (take the time to read it!) to each exhibition almost all the signs where in hungarian. Great and friendly staff who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank svettben
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

What a magnificent collection this is. I visited with my partner, who has a keen interest in Calvinism. It turns out that the story of how Calvinism became popular in Hungary under Ottoman occupation is an interesting one. The artifacts within the museum are of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

This museum is a real gem tucked away in the reformed school of Debrecen. Extremely interesting if you're into reformed/protestant history and the role it played in this part of the world. We were lucky enough to be guided through the whole place by some...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank GtheKiwi
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Completely revamped and modernized with clear exhibits enhanced by video, this museum is unusally vistor-friendly. In addition to the history and importance of the college for Debrecen, the upstairs exhibits in the library emphasize the international connections of the college and the role it played...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Donald E M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The museum is in the city center. Very well organized exhibitions and lots of interesting infos and things.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

This is actually a lovely place to visit. There is some interesting history to see and several fascinating pieces. But it is also relatively sparse, the victim I suspect of lack of funds.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank BartMBart
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great museums (church history and school history) and library - 'in situ' exhibitions, nice historical (and still functional) library. I always show this to our guests. Not too big, just right enough...

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank FlorianDebrecen
Reviewed 29 April 2017

had a friend give me a guided tour of her old college. was a good introduction on Hungarian history in the area and the wider country. not expensive and you might learn something.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank bobkat666
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I have visited this library museum many times already, it always makes me wonder. It has a special beauty, you can feel the history while being there. Learn something about the history of Debrecen. We had our wedding photos taken here and it was a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kata B
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A good knowledge and even feel of education and student life of the 17th-19th century can be obtained. The old library is magnificient.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Joe_Futo
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