Historical circuit of Town
History of washing
Oskar Schindler

Permanent exhibitions

Oskar Schindler

In 2000 a small lecture hall with a capacity of 30 visitors was set up in the temporary spaces of the museum. A total of 14 display panels present the life of Oskar Schindler, the Svitavy native who saved the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust. Exhibits include 90 photographs, maps, and documents, the majority of which come from the museum collection. Presented in Czech and German, the

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History of washing technology

In the year 2000 a historical exhibit entitled Grandmother’s Laundry was installed in a newly built museum annex. The exhibit features 50 examples of clothes washing technology in chronological order. Visitors will learn about the development of clothes washing – from the first records of laundry in ancient Egypt and Sumer, washing in the Middle Ages, to modern innovations in washing

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History of Svitavy

 In 2000 a simple exhibit on the history of the town was installed in the entrance hallway of the museum. A total of 16 display panels present archival photographs of documents, individuals, and events important in the history of the town. The town’s founding charter is on display and visitors can view photographs of the most significant landmarks, churches, Baroque sculptures,

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