Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav Museum of Orava, Dolný Kubín

Oravské múzeum Pavla Országha Hviezdoslava, Dolný Kubín
Contact: Mária Jagnešáková (f) Director
Hviezdoslavovo námestie 7, 026 01 Dolný Kubín, Slovakia
421 (0) 43 586 4780, 421 (0) 43 586 6239
421 (0) 43 586 6239
Apr-Sep: 8am-4pm Tue-Sun, closed Mon; Oct-Mar: 8am-4pm Mon-Fri, closed Sat-Sun

The Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav Museum of Orava, Dolný Kubín was founded in 1980 through a merger of the Orava Museum at Oravský Podzámok and the Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav Literary Museum at Dolný Kubín. Named after the great Slovak poet, dramatist, translator and politician Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav (1849-1921), it is housed in the building of the Čaplovič Library, which it also administers.

The museum documents the natural features and social development of the Orava region and also presents the life and work of Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav. It also administers a number of satellites: