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Brukenthal National Museum

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Address: Piata Mare 5, Sibiu 550163, Romania
Phone Number: 0269 217 991
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Nice pictures

Very nice pictures, but the security were really unfriendly, also you are not aloud to take any pictures. They have some quite nice pictures. Worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice pictures, but the security were really unfriendly, also you are not aloud to take any pictures. They have some quite nice pictures. Worth a visit.

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Onesti, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Brukenthal Museum Complex is one of the main attractions of Sibiu. It is located in Piata Mare of Sibiu and has an impressive collection of paintings. The museum staff is courteous and polite to visitors, providing pertinent information.

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The building itself is worth to visit, it is a wonderful palace. The gallery is outstanding with some real gems. It is a must in Sibiu!

Thank 545medva
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

A good selection of paintings from the 15th to the early 20th centuries. Especially enjoyed the paintings done by Romanians which you do not see very often as well as paintings done by less well known Dutch and Flemish artists. A nearby apothacary museum was included in our ticket. This small museum was unique and fascinating. Then there were some... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Sure, compared to national museums like the ones in Paris, Rome, or even Bucharest, Brukenthal seems downright minuscule. But I would argue that its small size is one of its strengths; it has enough pieces to give a picture of who the Brukenthals were and what they valued, yet not huge enough to be overwhelming. It can easily be seen... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Visited the gallery and received rude attitude from gallery representatives. Really discurages people from visiting this museum.

1 Thank Weiping H
Haifa, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

offensive rude attitude from the guard at the gate. there is a more polite way to explain to you that the museum is closed today...

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

First off- this museum should really invest in air conditioning , it was hot in the galleries, which probably affects the paintings that are not encased in glass. Majority of the paintings are from the baroque period- which are interesting and the house is great, but there are areas that need to be restored.

1 Thank archikitcat
Islamabad, Pakistan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

The museum has collection of house hold items, furniture, old paintings but still it is not up-to the mark. Mainly there are two sections, Romanian history and European history so you have to pay fee for each section. And above all photos are strictly prohibited.

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Vancouver, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

This museum displays a large collection of portraits by Romanian painters as well as other European artists.

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