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Address: Blvd. Dacia, 1-3, Oradea 410464, Romania
Phone Number: 40259412724
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Open only for special collections

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Not really much in the museum. Guess that's what happens post communist days. Rather dingy inside not well kept up.

2 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Oradea, Romania

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Timisoara, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building was returned to the Catholic Church, so Cris Country Museum was disbanded. In the immediate vicinity you can visit the Catholic Cathedral and the Corridor of Canonical monks

Thank Sandu G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

1872 marked the beginning of the activity for the Bihor County Archeology and History Society, one of its main goals being the construction of a county museum. With the support of local authorities, Oradea’s first museum was opened in June 1896, in an eclectic building that was finalized in 1895, especially designed by the famous architect Rimanoczy Kalman with this... More 

Thank OradeaPrincessC
Oradea, Romania
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Not really much in the museum. Guess that's what happens post communist days. Rather dingy inside not well kept up.

Thank haggistea
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

It was closed, it had open some kind of contemporary art galery , not so many helphul signs . They have some sort of problems with the hungarians

Thank Cuturicu A
Oradea, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

you should visit the museum. They have beautiful paintings there, Romanian masters and they always have an interesting exhibit of some kind. It is a great place to see with the family and after you are done with the museum you can take a nice stroll in their awesome garden

1 Thank Parti T
Oradea, Romania
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

A nice building but not well maintained since it was given back to the hungarians it is a temp museum because another has to be build.

Thank Razvan29
Oradea, Romania
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

one of the most beautiful buildings, interesting architecture, the former papal palace. Has 365 windows, a beautiful garden. pity it is not maintained properly

1 Thank Gabriela C
Oradea, Romania
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

- this is one of the building's name.. with it's 365 windows (as much as the days in a year) inside and outside provides sumptuous view..even if renovation is late. Former seminary - became museum, but church got back the building from the state a long time after communist era.

Thank Szűcs N

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