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Address: Bulevard Dacia 1-3, Oradea 410464, Romania
Phone Number: 40259412724
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Open only for special collections

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Simple museum

Only two exhibition were open at the time of our visit. There is not English description of the items on display. Beautiful building but it has no direction signs. Display piece... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2016
Melania G
via mobile
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I reached the museum it was dark but I liked the greatness of the structure. Hard to resist if you like new places. New beliefs and hard to keep looking at how they are preserved at this day

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Thank Pushan D
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Only two exhibition were open at the time of our visit. There is not English description of the items on display. Beautiful building but it has no direction signs. Display piece are some what repetitive.

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Thank Melania G
Oradea, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The Museum has moved from this location, it can now be found on Calea Armatei Române 1/A, Oradea. This building can still be visited, but only a small part of it. Anyway, the gardens surrounding it are splendid, especially in spring-summer, when the flowers bloom. There are a few magnolia trees in the gardens which spread a wonderful smell :)

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Thank Ally M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

It was founded in 1762 by the Baron Bishop Adam Patačić, as bishopric palace of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Magnovaradimum. Illustrious Viennese architect Franz Anton Hillebrandt, designer of many Austrian palaces and one of Europe's 18th century best, designed the palace and planned the city's posh side as Baroque quarter, while engineer A.J. Neumann was in charge of the... More 

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Timisoara, Romania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

The building was returned to the Catholic Church, so Cris Country Museum was disbanded. In the immediate vicinity you can visit the Catholic Cathedral and the Corridor of Canonical monks

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Thank Sandu G
Oradea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

1872 marked the beginning of the activity for the Bihor County Archeology and History Society, one of its main goals being the construction of a county museum. With the support of local authorities, Oradea’s first museum was opened in June 1896, in an eclectic building that was finalized in 1895, especially designed by the famous architect Rimanoczy Kalman with this... More 

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Oradea, Romania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Not really much in the museum. Guess that's what happens post communist days. Rather dingy inside not well kept up.

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Thank haggistea
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

It was closed, it had open some kind of contemporary art galery , not so many helphul signs . They have some sort of problems with the hungarians

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Thank Cuturicu A
Oradea, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

you should visit the museum. They have beautiful paintings there, Romanian masters and they always have an interesting exhibit of some kind. It is a great place to see with the family and after you are done with the museum you can take a nice stroll in their awesome garden

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Oradea, Romania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

A nice building but not well maintained since it was given back to the hungarians it is a temp museum because another has to be build.

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Thank Ghita G

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