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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I didn't have too many preconceptions about Romanian art so was pleasantly surprised by this museum. There's a lot to see so I do wonder if it represents actually all Romanian art, but recommend going... read more »
The museum was a well preserved palace structure displaying a rich and diversified collection of artwork. You have insufficient time to visit the whole palace, recommend you to visit the Romania Art W... read more »
Loved the Temporary Exhibition about Influence of Orientalism in the Balkan States. We also loved all the great examples of Romanian Art! A few things they could improve upon...title cards hadvery lit... read more »
Regularly holds art and painting exhibitions. They have good discounts for students. Whenever I went the museum was pretty much empty and I could freely explore the exhibits.
Pretty good museum. Was basically empty when we went and pretty cheap. First floor was a bit boring with all the monotonous religious paintings but the second and third floors were really good. Could've been more explanations, even if just generally explaining exhibits. Liked how it focused on just Romanian painters
Stefan Alexandru Geogloman
It's one of those places that must be visited once. The museum is very interesting, if there's an event it's even better! There are many thing to see, and I hope the locals will start visiting these because are part of history.
If you like to explore the Romanian culture and art this is a place you have to visit. It is especially nice when there is an event. You can also see some traditional religious paintings. However if you dont like crowded places this is not a place for you. When I was there it was terrible. It might not be this way every time though...
Do yourself a favour and visit the museum when there's an event. There are plenty of them especially during the warmer season. Outside of temporary exhibitions and events, the museum is pretty empty and boring, but it is cheap so you can't lose anything. Well maybe a couple hours of your time, but when it comes to art, time is never wasted ;)
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