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Treasury of the Archbishopric Kalocsa

Address: 6300 Kalocsa, Hunyadi János út 2.

Treasury of the Archbishopric, Kalocsa, Hungary

The Archiepsicopal Treasury at Kalocsa is located by the Cathedral, on Szentharomsag (Holy Trinity) Square, in the Istvan Katona house. The permanent exhibit having all the collected treasures of the Archbishopric on view was opened in 1988, and is located in the northern wing of the complex. The collection consists of paintings, sculptures, golden and other precious jewelry from medieval times.

Some of the objects displayed in the five rooms of the Treasury include various relics of the archdiocesan history, like carvings, manuscripts, documents, paintings, commodity objects, medieval pontifical gravestone, liturgical vestments, etc.

And works of the famous priest-painter Peter Prokop (1919-2003) are also on display here.

Room 1: History and relics of the 11th through the 17th centuries
Display 1.1: Medieval Kalocsa-Bacsa Primacy
Display 1.2: Medieval cathedrals
Display 1.3: The Primacy during the Turkish times (16-17th century)

Room 2: The Century of New Beginnings (18th century)
Display 2.1: The Second Conquest (18th century)
Display 2.2: The Baroque Cathedral and the Archiepiscopal Palace

Room 3: High Priest and Prebendal Insignia

Display 3.1: High Priest Jewelry
Display 3.2: Archbishopric of Kalocsa
Historian-prebend Istvan Katona (1732-1811)
Istvan Katona memorial room

Room 4: 19-20th century

Display 4.1: The Archbishopric of Kalocsa in the19-20th century

Room 5: Vestments
Display 5.1: High Priest’s Liturgical Vestments

Treasury of the Archbishopric Kalocsa HungaryAddress: Kalocsai Érseki Kincstár
  • Permanent exhibit: 6300 Kalocsa, Hunyadi u. 2. (Katona István ház)
  • Office: 6300 Kalocsa, Szentháromság tér 1. (Érseki Palota)
  • All year round.
  • Between April 1 and October 31, from 9.00 to 17.00.
  • The rest of the year you need to call in and set up an appointment.
  • CLOSED on Monday.
  • 36-78/462-641 (during open hours)
  • 36-78/462-166 (in the winter)
Fax: 36-78/462-166, ext. 130

Images and information courtesy of the Archiepiscopal Treasury, Kalocsa