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The Communist Consumers Museum is designed as a typical Romanian apartment from that era, with a living room, children's room, kitchen and hallways. It displays on shelves, in closets and drawers most of everything that Romanians could buy before...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Strada arhitect Szekely Laszlo nr. 1, Timisoara 300191, Romania
First thing first: this is not a proper museum; it's just a collection of regular household objects from 30 years ago. For those trying to get a picture of how it was back in the day, there are too many items in one place to...More
If you can, go to this museum with a local person, such as Timisoara City Tours, so they can explain the significance of the items in this collection. Extremely telling of the rough times that the Romanians had under Ceausescu.
There is no fee to...More
A lot of so called "old pieces" from the old era of socialism. A kitch. First: the title is wrong: the "consumers" were not "communist". They were ordinary, simple people in a very poor country from the third world. A lot of materials are fantasy...More
An interesting place with Romanian communist memories. It's a different kind of museum filled with a lot of typical Romanian objects from the communism times.
Sometimes, I think that are to many objects in a small place or too many objects of the same kind....More
First off, it’s difficult to find, but it is just where the map states. There’s no big sign but the entrance is just off the street up some stairs behind a gate.
The collection is really interesting, and there’s a bar upstairs where you can...More