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National Museum of Romanian History, Bucharest
(3.1/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
National Museum of Romanian History displays artifacts from prehistoric times up to the 20th century, including the Romanian crown jewels, a plaster cast of Trajan's Column, and the 12 pieces of the 4th-century Pietroasele treasure. The museum's 60 exhibition rooms occupy part of the former Postal Services Palace, a neoclassical building from 1900s. Browse through a collection of period costumes on the main floor. On the next level, examine friezes depicting the defeat of the Dacians by the Romans on Trajan's Column. The national treasury exhibits some 3,000 gold items (mostly jewelry), and some Neolithic artifacts. Recent excavations have discovered a late medieval archaeological site under the building. Put National Museum of Romanian History at the forefront of your travel plans using our Bucharest itinerary planner.
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  • I was a Sunday newly arrived in Bucharest and they charged me 10 euros because Exchange houses were closed and there was no credit card available. All seen the cheap of the column of Trajan replica, not go.
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  • the perfect copy and well studied and explained the Trajan's column is the lynchpin of the Museum, but worth it. There is a section of very valuable antique jewellery.
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  • Much smaller than what you find in London but worth a quick visit. There is a path marked to do so you don't miss anything and you can enjoy every kind of animal and human evolution with planet Earth and various minerals and crystals. A real charmer! 10 Lei per persons under 30 years plus 10 Her to take pictures inside. The gift shop was closed for inventory but there were plenty of really nice knick knacks. If you find yourselves in Bucharest don't miss it! Nearest exit Piata Victorei blue line.
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  • It's so big building. It's better to take a look outside. If you are interested in history and have a lot of free time, you can visit inside (even they don't often open all parts).
  • No history of Romania! There is an exhibition of stones with ancient engravings and an exhibition of bronze age jewellery / artifacts. I came out knowing nothing new about Romanian history. There is no information or interesting displays. Only cost 7 lei but still don't think was worth it!
  • Worth visiting. Troyan Column and treasury.
  • Interesting details about ancient Romania.
  • Liftul pentru persoane cu handicap nu este functional