|About the museum:
Virovitica Municipal Museum was founded in the autumn of 1953, when it was known as the Virovitica Municipal and District Museum. Since its foundation it has assembled materials from the district, city, later the municipality and today the county of Virovitica. According to the type of material that it collects and the area it covers, the museum is of the complex and local history type. Many valuable and diverse materials have been acquired by gifts, purchase and research, particularly of folk costumes and other items of folk weave, tools for cloth working, guild charters, city dwellers’ furnishings, sculpture from the Chapel of Holy Cross in Sedlarica, archaeological findings from the Neolithic to the Middle Ages, artworks, old books, documents and photographs. A permanent display of the collections has been set up on the first floor of the palace, consisting of selected items. In the two larger exhibition room the art collection of contemporary Croatian fine artists is presented, given to the museum in 1982 by Branislav Glumac, a writer who lives in Zagreb but is from Virovitica by family. The museum has from its foundation been located in the Pejačević Palace, a Category I monument, surrounded by grounds in the centre of the city.