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The History Museum

Address: Piata Muzeului 1, Sighisoara, Romania
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Ranked #10 of 12 Attractions in Sighisoara
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums

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Romania
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243 reviews 243 reviews
94 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Clock Tower is the most important objective in Sighisoara. There is lot of history and knowledge in that tower, and lot of distraction, too. Enjoy!

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Bacau, Romania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

On the way to the top of the clock tower, we passed through the history museums. You can see some interesting artifacts, but not something extraordinary. The main attraction remains the view from the top.

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Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Several floors of historic items including the inside workings of the clock in the tower. Gives and interesting insight into old time Romania.

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Beersheba, Israel
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

the view from the top is rewarding but not much else...the rest is creaky floors and a bunch of old stuff which I didn't find too interesting.

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Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

If you are taking a trip to Sighisoara you must go visit the small rooms inside the museum. You can see the evolution of crafts in Transylvania, ethnographic artefacts, furniture, medical instruments, fine arts and a collection of clocks. :)

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Melbourne, Australia
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1,333 attraction reviews
742 helpful votes 742 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The history museum is inside Sighisoara Clock Tower. Entry is 5 Lei and it is open 10am-3.30pm. They are pretty strict about taking any photos inside the museum. On the first floor there is a great model of the city as it was in 1735, this shows the covered stairway leading to the church on the hill. It is handy... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

...meaning more information and more artifacts to be presented, yet given the fact that the history museum is actually enclosed in the Clock Tower - makes it unique in itself and an attraction worthy of visiting and paying attention to the historical facts, of course, not just passing by.

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Sydney
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95 reviews 95 reviews
38 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This museum is in the various levels going up the clock tower. Don't miss the cool hatter ad from wayback, featuring dozens of tiny hats, or the many guild insignias and pictures of their different towers in the town. The gingerbread presses were something I hadn't seen before and the workings and figurines of the famous clock are pretty cool... More 

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Craiova, Romania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Plus a scenic view from the top - totally worth the low entrance fee ! You also get a good taste of the local medicine down through time !

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I am fond of old furniture, which transport me to older times. Besides, the view from the balcony is worth. My favourite - the figures from the clocks!

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