Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, Bucharest

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Discover the diverse wildlife of past and present Romania via touchscreens, games, dioramas, 3-D films, and interactive exhibits at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History. The museum features collections of invertebrate and vertebrate animal groups, fossils, minerals, and rocks, as well as displays relating to ethnography, anthropology, comparative anatomy, and geology. See the life-size models of living and extinct animals in the recreation of their ecosystems. Dinosaur skeletons and an artificial cave will keep kids of all ages busy. Get an audio guide for more information about the exhibits. Grigore Antipa, a distinguished Romanian naturalist, set up and ran the museum in this very building. Make Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History a centerpiece of your Bucharest vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bucharest trip itinerary planner.
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  • A great selection of animals, sci-fi and history stuff and also the staff is helpful. Is better if you book online, but you can visit it freely without any booking. Try it  more »
  • It's a place to visit for everyone. You can enjoy a fascinating world. Loved also the temporary exhibition with venomous creatures.  more »
  • This is far the best museum in Bucharest. It is arranged to the best museum standards around the World. your kids for sure will love it. Give it a try if you have a free day in bucharest to spend  more »