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The National History Museum of Romania (Muzeul National de Istorie a Romaniei)

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Address: Calea Victoriei 12, Bucharest, Romania
Phone Number: +40 21 315 8207
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Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Highlights of the country's development and rich history from prehistoric...
Highlights of the country's development and rich history from prehistoric times to the contemporary age.
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Located on Victoria Street, just Across the street from the CEC building. Interesting things to see inside and beautiful building

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Bucharest, Romania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

In the basesment vault are Romania's national treasures which are worth a look but the rest needs a more dynamic approach to engage the visitor.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Located on Victoria Street, just Across the street from the CEC building. Interesting things to see inside and beautiful building

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Bussum, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

After you "hang out" with the statue of Trajan and the She-Wolf in front, the museum itself is worth an hour or two to explore. When I visited there was a large exhibition on Kings Carol and Ferdinand in the 19th and early 20th century. Royal regalia aside, it's a reasonable introduction to the period. It can be a bit... More 

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Grenoble, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Great treasure from the roman era. Too bad the museum was closed too soon (maybe because it was a Saturday). The outer part of the museum is more related to the Royal family, though I would be more interested in Romania's history from the antiquity.

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Haifa, Israel
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21 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

If you ever visit Bucharest, this is a great place to be. It is nice for every age and is far from a boring old museum. It is a place where science and history combine to create interest and culture.

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Bucharest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

You can see the roman collumn, with the detailed signification in romanian and english language, and downstairs the dacic bracelets unique in the world + lots of other jewelries..

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Nice museum, you can find a short summary of Romanian history through historical maps, clothes and jewelry, swords, a replica of Traian Column from Rome, and cheep tickets also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I thought this museum was the best attraction in Bucharest. On the main floor were period costumes that were very well presented. On the next level down was the Trajan's Column exhibit which showed numerous scenes of the conquest of the Dacians by the Romans. The final exhibit we saw was the jewelry exhibit. THIS WAS FABULOUS!!! The exhibit started... More 

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Mainz, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

There is definitely history in this museum, but it is limited. It looks like they are working on new exhibits in the entry way so maybe that will improve things. The two main exhibits in the museum are the Trajan's Column and the treasures collection. The column is awe inspiring, but the treasures are disappointing. There is so much more... More 

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Ludington, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Our time was limited so we visited the replica of the large Roman column and walked around a few stones, then went to the gold display in another area of the basement. The gold display contains some items that were found by chance around Hungary by a variety of people (farmers, archaeologists). Many of the early artifacts were Goth and... More 

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