Culture of Debrecen – Debrecen cultural life

You will find detailed information to plan your stay in Debrecen: museums, theatres, concert halls, exhibitions, galleries, libraries, cinemas.

Debrecen Culture


4024 Debrecen, Kossuth u. 10.
The cultural renewal based on traditions and opened to the values of other cultures is the most modern, the most advanced artistic attitude. All ethnic groups have a certain set of gestures, an alphabet, which naturally show differences from others. The leadership of the Csokonai Theatre in its ars poetica included the search for a universally valid ...
4024 Debrecen, Batthyány utca 24
+36 (52) 532836
The gallery is in the center of the city. There are 12-14 traitional local art exhibitions in every year. The place of the exhibition consist of 3 different welllighted rooms.
4027 Debrecen, Borsos József tér 1
+36 (52) 416950
The museum collects the relics of the rich literary traditions of the city.
4026 Debrecen, Déri tér 1
(52) 322-207
(52) 417-560
One of the richest cultural historical collections in Hungary can be found in the neo-baroque building of the Déri Museum. The greatest attraction of the fine art collection are the two pieces of the Mihály Munkácsy Christ Trilogy, the grandiose paintings called Calvary and Ecce Homo can be seen together here. Until December 2007 the third painting, Ch ...
4012 Debrecen, Nagyedei körút 98
+36 (52) 411600
Exhibitions of fine arts:An exciting series of exhibitions, one after the other (graphic arts, painting, photography, sculpture).
4031 Debrecen, Holló László sétány 8
+36 (52) 428251
The museum of László Holló (1887–1976) is arranged in the former home of the painter. Besides his works created with extensive brush-work in expressive colours, the documents of his life can also be seen here. The museum gives place to the surrealistic paintings of Ernő Hrabéczy as well.
4026 Debrecen Péterfia u. 28.
+36 52 413-572
Ferenc Medgyessy was one of the most influential masters of the Hungarian plastic arts, who expressed the beauty of the Great Hungarian Plain with robust, realistic statues. The exhibition “Ferenc Medgyessy and His Life-work” opened on the 100th anniversary of the artist’s birth in the so-called Town Master’s House, built around 1810 in Classicist style.
4026 Debrecen, Baltazár Dezső tér 1
+36 (52) 525018
The region’s largest art gallery is the MODEM Modern and Contemporary Arts Centre in Debrecen’s historical centre, in the recently renovated Baltazár Dezső Square, halfway between the Déri Museum and the Kölcsey Centre. The 4,650 square metre building, with its three storeys contains almost 3000 metres of exhibition space. On the second floor the buildin ...
4026 Debrecen, Kálvin tér 16
+36 (52) 516857
Exhibition of school history,- Religious art permanent exhibition,- The College Oratory (Diets, national monument),- The Exhibition Room of the Great Library.
4024 Debrecen, Vár u. 1.
The Debrecen School of Music was founded in 1861 by the Society for the School of Music as well as the members of the Choir and student orchestra who had been trained by the Reformed College. They were later joined by chamber musicians and music-lovers who hosted home concerts who then erected a “palace,” that is a two-storied building in 1894. In the fir ...
4024 Debrecen, Nagy Gál István utca 6
+36 (52) 321260
Timárház at No. 6 in Nagy Gál Street is a significant memorial to the history of manufacturing industries in Debrecen. The exhibitions mainly show the works of masters of traditional crafts from the region. We can learn about trades such as “szűrrátétes” (appliqué making for traditional Hungarian felt cloaks), dressmaking, embroidery, pottery, dyeing in ...


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