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Museum of National History and Archeology, Constanta
Categories: Architectural Buildings, History Museums, Museums, Tourist Spots
Museum of National History and Archeology houses an impressive historical and cultural heritage dating from the Paleolithic era to contemporary times, including a rare 2nd-century sculpture of Glycon, an ancient Macedonian snake god. The massive building, erected in 1921, is itself an example of Brâncovenesc architectural style, which combines Venetian and Ottoman influences. Exhibits are arranged chronologically. On the ground floor, see the collections of gold jewelry, silver vessels, gems, cameos, ancient coins, sculptures, and vases. The rooms on the upper floors showcase icons, maps, photographs, telegrams, and personal belongings of some notable people of the early 20th century. The complex is also home to the Roman Edifice of Mosaic. Add Museum of National History and Archeology to your Constanta travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Constanta tour planner.
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The museum was large with abundant display of archeological remains, jewelleries and fragments of statues found in Romania. Nice to spend an hour to have a look and study the local history.
Loved that they sometimes show an image of where the objects were found right behind the objects. One of the objects raised my eyebrow, though. There was a tablet that said Trajan but the label said H... read more »
Took my wife to see the old artefacts . The museum offers a lot to see. You d ont have to Be a archaeology fan to enjoy a lovely afternoon between the old remains of romanian history.
Lots of history is stored inside. Many roman artrfacts including cool statues and coins
Well worth a visit - including perfectly preserved 2nd C Roman statues of deities buried when the Christians took over in 400 AD
Very interesting museum, both for history enthusiast and not. The building is just magnificent and it's placed right in the city center
Had a really nice experience and found out so many things about the city.
Beautiful exemple of architecture
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