Museum of History
of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Description:
The public museum of Ivan Franko University is placed in two rooms in the main building of the university (built in 1877-1881 for Galician Sejm (local parlament); the athor of project — Juliusz Hochberger).


The exposition is meant to display all the stages of the University development, as not only an educational institution, but also a scientific and cultural centre. There are lots of valuable exhibits, such as examples of graduate diplomas and diplomas of science dated back to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Kingdom of Poland and the USSR; documents and personal possessions of remarkable university figures; original manuscripts and printed copies of scientific publications; various awards in edication, science and culture; music and sport awards won by local students; paintings and sculptures; original furniture and scientific instruments, photographs and other items that represent the University history.
The list of museum expositions:
  • Pre-history of Founding the University (late 16th — mid. 17th centuries);
  • Lviv Academy in Times of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth or Rzeczpospolita (1661-1773);
  • University in the Austrian Period (1784-1918);
  • University in the Interwar Period (1918-1939);
  • Soviet University (1939-1990);
  • University in the Modern Age.
Entrance fees:
Free of charge. Donations are accepted.
Working hours:
10:00-17:00; lunch 13:00-14:00;
Saturday, Sunday — days off.
Visitors are welcomed by prior arrangement.
Contact info:
Lviv city
Universytetska St., 1
rooms. 221, 222

Tel.: +38 (032) 239-45-29
How to get there:
The museum is located in the city centre (the main building of Ivan Franko University).
GPS:
49.840172  24.022067  convert to dd°mm'ss"
 

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