Bratislava City Museum
The Bratislava City Museum (Slovak: Múzeum mesta Bratislavy, abbr. MMB) is a museum in Bratislava, Slovakia, established in 1868. Its headquarters are located in the Old Town, near the Main Square at the Old Town Hall. The museum is owned by one of the 11 allowance organizations of the City of Bratislava.
The museum documents the history of Bratislava from the earliest periods until the 20th century. The Bratislava City Museum is the oldest museum in continuous operation in Slovakia, a country first established in 1993.
The Bratislava City Museum manages eight specialized museums with nine permanent displays throughout the city:
- Museum of the City History: main museum, which displays archaeological discoveries and findings and documents a history of pharmacy, culture, social life and numismatics
- Museum of Arms and City Fortifications in the tower above Michael's Gate
- Museum of Clocks, housed at the House of the Good Shepherd
- Johann Nepomuk Hummel museum
- Arthur Fleischmann museum
- Janko Jesenský museum
- Devín Castle National Cultural Monument in Devín
- Gerulata National Cultural Monument in Rusovce.
- Bratislava City Museum official website (in English)
- Bratislava City Museum official website (in Slovak)
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