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  The permanent display    

The permanent display has been conceived as an educational unit consisting of several smaller subunits. It provides us with an insight into the life of people in the Križevci area from the prehistoric times to the 20th century. The Archaeological Collection takes us through local cultures and events and covers the period from the New Stone Age to the late Middle Ages. The Old Arms Collection is a display of infantrymen's weapons and firearms used in the area through history. Through everyday objects and interpretations of customs the Ethnographic Collection paints a complete picture of a former rural life, hard and pleasant at the same time. The Collection is supplemented with an ethno-park in the Museum yard, where we can see examples of traditional rural architecture of the Križevci area. The Sacral Collection shows us the spiritual importance of the town by putting on display many wooden sacral sculptures that used to decorate churches in the Križevci area. We can learn about local guilds through various guild rules, charts, flags, chests, seals, tools and final products, which proves that the town was an important trade centre as well. The Cultural and Historical Collection follows the development of the urban social class of Križevci, dominant at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. In this context, the town has been given a cultural and a scientific role as the birthplace of many famous people: Milena Šugh and Alberto Štriga (the opera singers), Nina Vavra (the actress), Franjo Marković (the poet and philosopher) and Marcel Kiepach (the inventor), which winds up a general representation of Križevci through centuries.
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