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National Museum of Romanian History, Bucharest

(3.1/5 based on 200+ 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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  • A few random bits of uniform in here, and much of the signage and information only in Romanian which is a shame for somewhere which is aimed at tourists. Worth a nose around though to see the jeweller...  more »
  • Consider the Romania's history, I think this museum could be built in much more effective method. The really interest part was the exhibition of the 1st Word war, but this part also should be built wi...  more »
  • The building and artefacts are great but the presentation is poor, with very little in English and in complete need of modernisation. 
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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