Museum of National History and Archeology, Constanta

(4/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Highly recommend to visit this place of history of romanian ocupancy. The treasure hall and the roman mosaic are two amazing and wonderful place to visit in Constanta. The two statues Glykon snake and...  more »
  • I highly recommend the Treasure Hall and the Roman mosaic - two wonderful and amazing wonders of Constantza. Among the precious exhibits of the Treasure Hall, you cannot miss two exceptional staues: G...  more »
  • Nice place to visit with friends on a raimy day. They have a guide who explains al of the artifacts that they have there.  more »
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  • Superb singurul muzeu adevărat care îl mai are Constanța. Pacat ca este lăsat în paragina. Piața Ovidiu este un loc superb de plimbare și mâncat.
  • Lots of history is stored inside. Many roman artrfacts including cool statues and coins
  • Very interesting museum, both for history enthusiast and not. The building is just magnificent and it's placed right in the city center
  • History, education. Nice emplyees
  • expensive, unfriendly and claustrophobic