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Museum of History

Address: Strada Mitropolitiei 2, Sibiu, Romania
Phone Number: 40 218143
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Ranked #9 of 25 Attractions in Sibiu
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums

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Ankara, Turkey
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

5-27 January 2015 it is closed for annual conservation and restoration. I wish I was here while it was open.

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Timisoara, Romania
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75 reviews 75 reviews
43 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Very interesting museum having lots of chambers with armors, arms, old coins and jewelry. You can pay a ticket here or you can have a full ticket that offers entrance to all the museums in the Brukenthal Museum Complex. Unfortunately, same old Romanian habit: no photos allowed, except the inner garden.

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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88 reviews 88 reviews
55 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Thomas Altemberger acquired some buildings that he had transformed into his town house. The oldest part of these buildings was a Gothic dwelling tower that was constructed in the 13th century. The house took its present form between 1475 and 1490. The house was acquired by the town of Sibiu in 1545 and turned into its town hall. It served... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was a good museum with lots of different areas was part of our combined ticked and worth a visit

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60 reviews 60 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Spent over 2 hours going round - learnt more on ancient history than I had eve down at school. Superb explanations from our guide who went to great lengths in her stories. The collection of gold coins was amazing as were the neolithic sections.

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Bucharest (Romania)
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The History Museum of Sibiu is situated in an old building - Altemberger Haus. The museum is rich and concentrated especially on the prehistory and antiquity. For persons interested by the ancient history a visit here is useful. The staff is kind; the museum has also a thesaurus. The presentation is very beautiful, even spectacular sometimes. The fee is only... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

It's a trip back in time, around 10000 years, goes from the Stone Age through the metal Ages, Thracian( Dacian) then roman occupation and through the Middle Ages. Highly informative for those who want to understand the REAL history of Romania and Transylvania, not Stocker's fictional Book. Weapons and armory exhibition both western and oriental. How the organization of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

It is one of the most interesting and well organized museum in Sibiu. There are plenty of old artifacts, from pre-historic times to 19th century. Wonderful!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I loved this Museum! Lots of interesting displays with plenty to see. The first section of the Museum was like walking back in time'. I particularly enjoyed the displays about the different Guilds during the medieval period. Highly recommended if you are interested in history.

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Fairfield, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

The Museum of History in Sibiu, ROMANIA, is NOT TO BE MISSED! Very good self paced historic ethnographic tour from early man's development on the land of the Carpathians. A good review, done very well of man's progress from the age of the discovery of fire, stone tools, metals age, etc. seen mostly through the development of weapons. Dacia peoples,... More 

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