SUM - District Museum of Natural History - Sumperk, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 49° 57.912 E 016° 58.725
33U E 641908 N 5536638
Quick Description: SUM - District Museum of Natural History - Sumperk
Location: Olomoucký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 10/13/2016 7:07:26 AM
Waymark Code: WMT87J
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
Sumperk town is the largest centre of the north of Moravia and owing to its location it is called "The Gate to Jeseníky mountains."

The District Museum of Natural History in Šumperk was founded as a private in 1896 and after the establishment of the museum association after year 19l0 was seen as a German town museum. In 1945, the German museum handed over to the Czech government and early 50s have been allocated to new premises in Pavlínine yard.


Muzeum v Šumperku bylo založeno jako soukromé v roce 1896 a po vzniku muzejního spolku po roce 19l0 bylo chápáno jako nemecké mestské muzeum. První výstavní prostory melo v bývalém dominikánském kláštere, po roce 1921 pak presídlilo do tzv. Geschaderova domu v Kladské ulici. V roce 1945 bylo nemecké muzeum predáno do ceské správy a na pocátku 50. let mu byly prideleny nové prostory v Pavlínine dvore.
Herbarium Acronym: SUM

Institution Association: Government

Type of Structure: Seperate structure

City: Sumperk

Special Collections: Botanical herbarium collections of the National Museum currently contain nearly 2 million herbarium specimens of vascular plants, mosses and algae

Parking: N 49° 57.844 E 016° 58.738

Visitation possible: yes

Index Herbariorum Site Link: [Web Link]

Special Projects: Not listed

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