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Bucharest Municipal Museum

B-dul I.C. Bratianu nr.2, sector 3, Bucharest, Romania
315 68 58
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Excellent museum

This museum was great for giving an overview of the history of the city. The timeline format is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Elizabeth T
via mobile
Interesting Timeline Display

A well planned display of the history of Bucharest through time backwards. Events that came from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura L
Chicago, Illinois
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B-dul I.C. Bratianu nr.2, sector 3, Bucharest, Romania
315 68 58
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum was great for giving an overview of the history of the city. The timeline format is easy to follow, and the displays are varied to keep it engaging. The highlight, however, was our conversation with the man at the front desk (unfortunately didn’t...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 1 week ago

A well planned display of the history of Bucharest through time backwards. Events that came from events. The unknown for the future. This is one of the best museums I have been to ... and I've been to a lot!

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sutu Palace is a stunning and suitable home for this fabulous museum which covers Bucharest history from neolithic times through to the current day. The present exhibition takes you back in time (suitably from a starting point under a reflective clock bought by the palace's...More

Thank HelenMcW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum may have moved to the Old Princeley Court, but the address listed at Trip Advisor is an empty storefront.

Thank Ruth400
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great museum the best that we visited in Bucharest. The friendly gentleman on the desk introduced us to the special clock in the entrance stairwell. It was everything you could want from a museum interesting, informative and thought-provoking. Definitely worth doing if...More

Thank LauraDaveJames
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is placed in one of the central squares of Bucharest, with a lot of meanings over time. The building is extremely beautiful and it is a pity its history is not a larger point of focus. The permanent exhibition was improved with additional info...More

Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The whole place is available to visit for 5 ron, (~1€) for students, which is crazy affordable especially for what you get to see. If you're unfamiliar with the formation of the Romanian nation, or the hardships of communism and the revolution of '89, you...More

Thank Lefteris Z
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I loved this museum, it gave good coverage of the Communist era and all other periods of history. When I visit a new city I like to find out the background and this was perfect for me, I enjoyed it all, there was not information...More

Thank kiera1999
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The museum is an ideal size for those knowing little of Bucharest's past - informative and in English without being too 'niche' - by which I mean there is lots of general information about the city without going too much into the wonders of the...More

Thank MrThomas1981
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The permanent exhibition here goes back in time from the present to basically the start of human existence, although a vast majority of the exhibit is dedicated to the communist regime and the last 3 centuries. As someone who went to Romania knowing very little...More

Thank Philippa W
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