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The History Museum

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Address: Piata Muzeului 1, Sighisoara 545400, Romania

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The view at the top is the reward

Spread over several floors ascending fairly tight stairs in places. The museum is a welcome break on each level. The exhibits are nice to look at however hardly any of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 18, 2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017

Spread over several floors ascending fairly tight stairs in places. The museum is a welcome break on each level. The exhibits are nice to look at however hardly any of the information is in english (accept for the do not touch signs) but you get the gist. The reward is the views at the top, absolutely awesome. In our opinion... More 

Thank JnVSydney
Southport, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Although you have to come here to go to the clock tower, I'd skip it and just go to the top floor. The view is great but the exhibitions are all in Romanian and only of minor interest anyway.

Thank PsychoSavager
Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

First place I visited in Sighisoara to get a feel for the town & its history. Located in the Entrance Gate Tower its compact and spread over each level going up. Lots of uphill slog trampling up stairways but worth it. Nice old mechanical clock to see and history of the town. View from the top of the clock tower... More 

Thank Colin G
Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

To enjoy the visit, you really have to give it some time, study the exhibits and read the info. You will definitely find new ad interesting things. However, the museum did not change for quite a while and would need a refreshment, a more actual approach. But the view from the tower is really nice!

Thank RoxanaFarca
South Bend, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

The museum is located in one of the towers of this walled town. There are lots of steps, but if you can climb them, you will find interesting exhibits and a great view.

Thank Lucy E
Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

I wish there was more to this museum because of its uniqueness. the views of the inner workings of the clock were very interesting, and the views from the top of the tower were superb

Thank bbschellenberg
Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

The History Museum is located in the beautiful Clock Tower and if you want to climb it, you have to visit this museum. Unfortunately, taking photos is not allowed inside unless you pay a quite expensive tax for what you can really see inside. The best thing about this museum is the beautiful view from the top, thing which should... More 

Thank menq
Istanbul, Turkey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

This is not a real museum. The clock tower has 3-4 floors of show rooms. Very very poor. They want extra charge for taking pictures. Incredible. ......

Thank Ahmet A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Bear in mind that almost all the information boards are in romanian and there is no much to see in this museum. However, you have to walk trough it to reach the top of the clock tower where you can have a beautiful view of the town.

Thank Andrea_Detto
Ramat Hasharon, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Not much to see. But a nice view from the top of the tower. There is not a lot more to say as its a very small museum and not terribly interesting

Thank GadiZooks

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