Jozef Gregor Tajovský Memorial House, Tajov

Pamätný dom Jozefa Gregora Tajovského, Tajov
Contact: Imrich Šimig Head of Museums
976 34 Tajov, Slovakia
421 (0) 48 419 7273, 421 (0) 48 415 5023
421 (0) 48 415 5023
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Jozef Gregor Tajovský Memorial House, built in 1799, is currently a cultural monument that is dedicated to the memory of a famous Slovak writer Joseph Gregor Tajovský (1874 -1940). Entrance room captures the history of the village of Tajov, second and third rooms are devoted to life and literary works of Tajovský and the fourth room is ethnographic in nature. In it the original interior of anteroom with hearth and smoke house have been preserved. The fifth room documents life and work Tajovský’s wife, the woman writer Hana Gregorová (1885-1958). Entrance hall is devoted to the memory of Joseph Murgaš. Exposition was enriched with documents of a long-time lector Jozef Šeba and a section dedicated to daughter of Hana Gregorová and Joseph Gregor Tajovský - Dagmar Gregorová Prášilová.