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Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Excellent for kids to learn

Great exhibits, tons of information and it kept even the little one interested. It is in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Don't miss this museum

This is one of the best Natural History museum, located in Bucharest. We went there by chance, on... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Mariam C
Tbilisi, Georgia
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“Grigore Antipa” National Museum of Natural History is one of the oldest research institutions in the field of biodiversity and public education. It is in the same time one of the well-known and highly appreciated “databases” due to the Museum’s...more
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Sos. Kiseleff nr. 1, Bucharest 011341, Romania
+40 21 312 8826
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice to visit if you have kids, a lot of staffed animals, smell of naphthalene and not to much info from the tour guides.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great exhibits, tons of information and it kept even the little one interested. It is in the central part of the city, and after your visit you can walk up the street a bit and get a pretzel stuffed with ham and cheese or a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

This is one of the best Natural History museum, located in Bucharest. We went there by chance, on the way to Herastrau Park and were amazed by it. You can explore there the animals and fishes from all the world and times. They even recreated...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Great place to see the result of hundreds of years of Romanian research in biology, anthropology and ecology. Temporary exhibitions give it an even more attractive touch. Allow an hour if not longer to cover all areas as it worth doing it. Even if this...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank vasiletv
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

First class museum. Highly recommended. Maybe best in the world. A lot of well preserved or recreate animals . Amazing . If you are in Bucharest you must come

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

The Grigore Antipa Museum is a worthwhile visit, if you are a fan of such institutions. It cannot compete with counterparts in other European capitals (Berlin, Vienna and Moscow come to mind here) for the breadth of the collection displayed, but it does a good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank artb88
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Nice and interesting museum. Visited with friend, enjoyed the time there. Would suggest to visit to other people.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fabio R
Reviewed 26 September 2018

A diverse and vast collection of stuffed animals and birds from all corners of the world. Was a very much enjoying experience for me.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tushar K
Reviewed 23 September 2018

If you are interested in science and nature, it is worth stopping to visit this place. It is a fascinating nature and science club founded in 1834 and has a well-known museum and research institute. A visit will invite you to a fascinating meeting with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank YairBarZohar
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The museum after the renovation is one of the most modern ones in the capital of Romania and as a kid I was always amazed of everything they had there. Now everything is digital and you can also select the language ( Romanian, English and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mihai V
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18 November 2017|
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Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
There is no need for any identity to be shown for entry, but it is wise as a tourist to carry your passport or ID with you. I don't carry one myself as an expat, but better to be safe than sorry if a visitor.
2 September 2017|
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Response from Bogdan-Marginean | Reviewed this property |
Nope! But ouside nearby you find for sure a place to eat and drink.