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The National Museum of Art of Romania, Bucharest

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At The National Museum of Art of Romania, discover Romanian medieval and modern art, as well as works by European masters like Rembrandt, Rubens, Brueghel, and El Greco. A former royal residence, originally built by a wealthy trader in 1812, houses the collection of national and European art dating from the 15th to the 20th centuries. The museum exhibits over 100,000 works including medieval icons, illustrated manuscripts, carved altars, and fragments of wall painting, as well as works by famous 20th-century artists. See an early Brancusi sculpture and lesser-known art pieces by Monet, Renoir, and Cezanne. The museum has opened up its throne room and occasionally organizes guided tours through the former imperial living quarters. Arrange your visit to The National Museum of Art of Romania and discover more family-friendly attractions in Bucharest using our Bucharest itinerary maker.
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  • While the museum has a collection of European art, I think your time is best spent at the Romanian collection.  more »
  • One wing European, one wing Romanian, all periods of art, well arranged and presented in a beautiful setting. Go to both wings if you have time. Spend some time with the renaissance painting, The Call...  more »
  • This museum has a large collection of Romanian art of which a large part is of religious origin. For sure worth visiting as it provides background on the history of this country.  more »
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  • Great place to learn about older times, staff are happy to answer at any question you ask. I recommend place to be visited with family and friends.
  • Situated in the old palace, there is a ton of new and old art. I got a good feel for all the funny Romanian hats that were worn in the 15th-17th century, and astounding church art, but also some more modern realist artists that I had never heard of but who were truly excellent.
  • excellent collection of European art! Not to be missed wonderful paintings of El Greco, Rembrandt or Brueghels in this beautiful building.
  • There are two sides you can go. 25 lei for both. Left side of building is European art and right side second floor is modern Romanian art. Really a must see art meusem. They have two Monets and two Rembrandts. Huge display of paintings. Really enjoyed it :)
  • A superb museum. Beautiful collection. A nice experience.