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National Museum of Romanian History, Bucharest
(3.1/5 based on 180+ 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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  • Really pretty building from the outside. However, maybe is better to stop it there. The museum inside is not really interesting. 
  • OK to get to have a tour you need to know Romanian language, and I hope they will realize and address also to the foreign tourists. But it is a very interesting dive in Romanian history. Some of the e...  more »
  • It is a Museum for many years. It has a major exhibition of art and what I liked most was the collection of treasures. The style of the building is beautiful and has many columns that give a great facade.
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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