Andrej Kmeť Museum SNM, Martin

Múzeum Andreja Kmeťa SNM, Martin
Contact: Dr Boris Astaloš Manager
Andreja Kmeťa 20, 036 01 Martin, Slovakia
421 (0) 43 423 0639, 421 (0) 43 423 8978
421 (0) 43 422 4794
Apr-Oct: 9am-5pm Tue-Sun, closed Mon; Nov-Mar: 9am-5pm daily

Established in 1964 and named after the SNM’s founding father Andrej Kmeť, the Andrej Kmeť Museum is housed in the First Slovak National Museum Building which was built from a public collection of the Slovak nation in 1906-1907 and has been registered as a National Cultural Monument.

Functioning as a regional museum for Turec, its 175,000 exhibits represent the living and non-living nature of the Turčianska vale and adjacent mountain ranges, with a focus on the flora, fauna, geology and ethnography of Turec. Special collections include zoological exhibits and a herbarium collected by Andrej Kmeť, the Ivan Zbiňovský collection of exotic butterflies, and paintings from a gallery of the Révayovsky family.

The Andrej Kmeť Museum manages the following heritage property: