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Address: Calea Victoriei no. 49-53, Bucharest, Romania
Phone Number: +40 21 314 8119
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Well organized in one of the most lovely buildings in Bucharest

Try to allow for at least a couple of hours as the museum is quite large and there are a couple of buildings that you should not miss.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Ashdod, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Try to allow for at least a couple of hours as the museum is quite large and there are a couple of buildings that you should not miss.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited only the European sector cause of lack of time.....very good organised you can have a good view of all the artistic waves of the last centuries with the most impressive be the el Grecos and rembrant paintings.....worth visiting and spend 1 hour..the ticket is cheap and the building itself is really impressive....former palace.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From outside it is very attractive old palace in the most posh and well preserved area of Bucharest.. They also exhibit some old historic pictures on the iron fence outside which tells you more about the history of the city and the palace.. Felt interested to visit but i could not get inside because of the limited opening days,, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only visited the Romanian portion of the museum but it was very interesting. Architectural pieces as well as some clothing and ancient jewelry and crowns were also displayed. Art from medieval time to modern times was well displayed in a former palace. English guide sheets are available for each exhibit room in a wall hung container.

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must see while in Bucharest - entry fee is 10 lei for adults and free for children 7 and below . There is a 100 lei charge for photography but it's worth it if you are interested in medieval art . Investing in audiotour for 10 lei would be a good idea although the audio tour covers the medieval... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

I didn't have too many preconceptions about Romanian art so was pleasantly surprised by this museum. There's a lot to see so I do wonder if it represents actually all Romanian art, but recommend going nag along to see for yourself. It's right next door to the European Art Gallery, and you can buy a combined ticket.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

The museum was a well preserved palace structure displaying a rich and diversified collection of artwork. You have insufficient time to visit the whole palace, recommend you to visit the Romania Art Wing. If you want to take pictures inside, you have to pay an additional fee.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Loved the Temporary Exhibition about Influence of Orientalism in the Balkan States. We also loved all the great examples of Romanian Art! A few things they could improve upon...title cards hadvery little information, poor lighting, small gift shop, not engaging with social media (100 lei if you want to take photographs). Museum staff was cantankerous.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I always visit art museums when we travel and we're happy to visit the Romanian National Museums European art section. The building is massive and impressive and the art was beautifully displayed, but (our weakness - we speak only English) there is almost no signage information in English. The works were interesting - not many by "major"... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Highly recommended. Helpful and pleasant staff. The building is a well preserved palace with beautiful large rooms. The collection is rich and diversified. One gallery is dedicated to ancient Romanian religious art, also interesting although the rooms are not renovated.

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