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Address: Str. Oituz nr. 2B, Timisoara 300086, Romania
Phone Number: +40 (0) 256 294 936
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Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Fascinating Museum!

This is a must do when traveling to Timisoara. The Director of the Museum personally takes you around and shares his personal story. Before the tour, there is a 20 minute video... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2015
Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

This is a must do when traveling to Timisoara. The Director of the Museum personally takes you around and shares his personal story. Before the tour, there is a 20 minute video which gives you a thorough overview of the Revolution!

1 Thank kfrlisw
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Timisoara was the birthplace of the Romanian revolution in 1989. Next to the fall of the Wall (six weeks earlier) this was the most dramatic event in the collapse of communism in eastern Europe. For anyone in today's democratic Europe, it is imp;ossible to understand the danger those protestors faced in 1989 - but they had simply had enough. They... More 

Thank LairdofBalmawhapple
Bruges, Belgium
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

It was a little bit of a search but in the end we found the museum. A nice lady gave some explanation but in fact you can visit the museum in your own tempo. For us it was especially striking because on the day we went there was a demonstration on the spot where everything started, against the government. We... More 

Thank LilyLighthouse
Timisoara, Romania
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Excellent museum to understand what comunism was for Romania. It has many historical objects and a room where you can see the Revolution film.

Thank Vlad-Ioan S
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160 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

It wasn't easy to find this little museum that really needs some refurbishing work: people don't know it and our touristic guide wasn't so precise. But we found it. In a little room you can see a 20 minutes film of that 7 days that changed Romania: from December 15 1989 to December 22 1989, when Timisoarian people decided to... More 

Thank LB_1957
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We visited this museum one morning. Interesting visual display of images and flags from the revolution and enjoyed the exhibition of children's art interpretations of the revolution. The movie was also quite good and worth a watch. Good balanced historical content.

Thank hereandthere2012
Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

A hard-to-find, unlikely museum, with a peeling façade and under-construction interior. Walk in and the custodian will call the curator; for a small donation, he provides a brief tour and history of the 1989 revolution in Romania and Europe. A very-different touristic experience in Romania.

Thank Monty S
Ramsey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My partner and I are on a 6 week tour of Romania and arrived in Timisoara at the same time as a heat wave. With that in mind we looked at indoor 'attractions' and this was on our list. A little difficult to find, look our for the revolution mural on the wall, it looks nothing special from the outside.... More 

Thank TamMerv
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This museum is a bit run down, they use the entrence fee for restoring the place. It is housed in an old military barrac and this gives you a feeling of the cold war period. There is a film about the revolution in Timisora. It has lots of pictures from the revolution. We loved this place and learning about the... More 

Thank stuart l
Timaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

I can't believe this is privately run and there aren't more in the country. An enlightening place to get a feel for the Romanian recent history.

Thank Wendy R

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