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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 museum

It is a nice museum, worth visiting, with plenty of old paintings. It is nicely located in the center of the old town of Sibiu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Diana B
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Iasi, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very friendly staff throughout, willing to help by offering tips and directions. However, a confusing ticketing structure which requires the purchase of two separate tickets if one wishes to visit the whole museum, and introduces an annoying system of ticket checks; just when you thought you can put those ticket stubs away, in comes an attendant, asking to see them... More 

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Iasi, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a nice museum, worth visiting, with plenty of old paintings. It is nicely located in the center of the old town of Sibiu.

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Thank Diana B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In this museum Brukenthal baron lived. You can admire the baron's chamber night pot (seriously) and the whole family portraits. You can admire copies made after some paintings by painters. Also some old furnitures . Inside the museum was very hot (27 celsius degrese) because the staff swich off the air condition .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice history museum. Not very expensive but you could spend 2 hours there. Staff is also very friendly and will direct you. Super cool to see all of these parts of our history.

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Thank Jessica R
Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best part of the museum was the collection of Romanian Impressionist paintings. The had paintings by Grigorescu, Tonitza, Luchian and Andreescu, who are the most famous Romanian Impressionist and post Impressionist artists. The western European baroque collection was also very interesting.

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Thank Cristina H
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in July 2016. The museum collection was interesting, though we didn't get to see the Massacre of the Innocents, and, indeed, all of the major paintings, as the Masters Collection was closed for refurbishment. Staff were a little oppressive, following you from room to room as you looked at the paintings, and there's a fee if you want... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

It's good to visit these building and know more about Romanian and other countries history such as German and France. Also kind of old paints and other crafts.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Interesting castle in center of old Sibiu city, hosting an art museum of European works from 15th thru 20th century, and a rich collection of Romanian paintings with many famous pieces. Lighting and presentation were rather poor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

It hosts important collections of Romanian and European painting. Would recommend buying the full ticket that also allows you access to Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of History, Museum of Natural History, Museum of Pharmacy and Museum of Hunting. Except for the Museum of Hunting, all the others are in the center of the city so really close to each... More 

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Thank Alexandru C
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

It hosts the largest collection of Romanian paintings. You can see famous paintings of Grigorescu and Luchian,. Tonitza and so on.

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