Svisloch Historical and Regional Studies Museum
Founded in 1976, the museum is located in one of the oldest stone-made buildings of the city, built at the beginning of the 20th century. The exposition welcomed its first visitors on 24 August 1979. The museum collection contains about 11,500 items (2012), including historical documents on the revolt of 1863-1864, personal belongings and awards of the Olympic champion Yanina Karolchik, the collection of photos by the famous Polish photographer E. Funke. The Exposition presents the Svisloch history. There are stone and iron-made craft tools, art objects, and materials about the Tyszkiewicz dynasty owning the town as well as Svisloch Gymnasium (the best in the Vilnya educational region). Such famous persons as Napoleon Orda, Juzef Kraszewski, Kastus Kalinowski, Josef Kowalewski graduated from there. Various exhibitions, thematic excursions, and lectures are offered by the museum.
The First National Forum "Museums of Belarus". Museum Catalogue. The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus, 2012.
Additional sources about the museum
Svisloch Historical and Regional Studies Museum . Ekskursii.by