Name of organization

Orava Museum of P.O. Hviezdoslav in Dolný Kubín

Registered office

Hviezdoslav Square No. 7, 02601 Dolný Kubín

Statutory authority

director - PaedDr. Mária Jagnešáková

Type of the organization

Allowance organization under Žilina Self-Governing Region


Objectives of the organization

The main objective of the museum is to systematically research, collect, protect, scientifically and professionally evaluate and process the material documents related to nature and society development, science, technology, culture and arts, with a particular emphasis on the region Orava. The museum also acts as a specialized institution in the field of Goral culture in Slovakia.

The museum also focuses on the following activities

• Enlargement of the collections of tangible natural and cultural heritage, with a special focus on Orava and the work and life of P.O. Hviezdoslav;
• Management of historical collections of the Čaplovič Library;
• Administration, registration and documentation of the collections and cooperation with other bodies in building a central register of museum collections in Slovakia
• Conservation and restoration of collections.