The Museum of Historical and Local Lore Studies of the SumDUThe Museum of Historical and Local Lore Studies of the SumDU was founded in 2008 on the initiative of the candidate of philological sciences V.B. Zvagelsky. The materials of the museum were collected by SumDU scientists and students during expeditions and field researches. The collection of the museum consists of more than one thousand exhibits, including archeology, ethnography, illustrations, photo materials, which chronologically cover the period from the late Paleolithic to the present. Of particular value are rare materials of archaeological excavations of the monuments of the Kievan Rus, ethnographic artifacts of the nineteenth century and documents of the Great Patriotic War times.

The exposition of the museum consists of the following collections:

 Animal and plant world of the region

 Paleolithic

 Age of the Early Iron Age. Scythian time

 Slavs and Kievan Rus

 Foundation of cities in the early modern period

 Life and crafts

 Sumy region in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

 Revolution and establishment of a totalitarian regime

 Sumy region in the Great Patriotic War

 Post-war reconstruction of the national economy

 Present times. Pages of history of the SumDU

Annually, the museum is visited by a large number of visitors, including students, teachers, schoolchildren of the city and regional schools, delegations and guests from the University of Ukraine and the world.

We invite ALL to touch the history of our region.
Pre-booking of the excursion is in the form.

Contacts:

   +38 (0542) 68-79-30

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Address:

Sumy State University Library

Rymskogo-Korsakova str., 2, Sumy, 40007

Sumy State University Library
Rymskoho-Korsakova str., 2,
40007, Ukraine, Sumy

  +38 (0542) 33-10-39
  info@library.sumdu.edu.ua

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