Museum of History
of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

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).
49.840172  24.022067  
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