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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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Interesting museum

A very interesting museum placed right in the heart of the old town,in Piata Mare,housed in the palace of o former Transylvania governor.In the basemet you can visit a gothic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2016
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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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 4 weeks ago 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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Thank Zhiv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

nice museum in the centre of Sibiu, its worth visiting at least once to see some history on Sibiu and its not too expensive

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

A very interesting museum placed right in the heart of the old town,in Piata Mare,housed in the palace of o former Transylvania governor.In the basemet you can visit a gothic exhibition with some paintings replicas,witches and vampires,tombstones.There's also a gypsotheque with replicas of statues from different periods of time. At the ground floor is a lapidarium presenting mostly pieces of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Due to the freezing weather we visited the Romanian Exhibition of paintings rather than the horse and carriage ride around the ASTRA Museum of the Transylvanian Folk Civilisation which I am sure would have been much more interesting.

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Thank MacLachlan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

The museum is ok, the art is beautiful and it's something worth visiting if you enjoy a walk around colored canvases. The only problem is with the staff, witch treats you like a thief or worse. The stay by your side and do not take their eyes off you. They yell if you get too close or look to intense... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

We paid to visit the Western art and Romanian Art collections and enjoyed the view also of the historic rooms of the palace. Some very beautiful items of furniture and spaces that evoked the period when the collection was brought together. The western art collection in the most was a disappointment much of the work was poor examples of known... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

If you're passionate about art - European painters and Romanian, like Stefan Luchian or Grigorescu, if you have a couple of hours to just stare at those paintings and enjoy them, just do it ... they are indeed something to remember.

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