Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu

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4.1/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Brukenthal National Museum represents a complex of six museums housed in nine buildings dispersed all over the city, displaying a variety of exhibits ranging from artwork to religious artifacts to trophies. European and national art galleries are found in the Baroque palace of the former Habsburg governor of Transylvania, Samuel von Brukenthal, who established its first collections around 1790. Today the palace also houses a library featuring contemporary books, incunabula, and illuminated manuscripts. An old pharmacy building from 1569, where Samuel Hahnemann invented homeopathy, houses the museum of pharmacology. Other buildings shelter a contemporary art gallery, a historical museum, a museum of natural history, a museum of arms and hunting, and restoration laboratories. To visit Brukenthal National Museum and get the most from your holiday in Sibiu, create itinerary details personal to you using our Sibiu vacation trip planner.
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  • המוזיאון הלאומי ברוקנטל, כולל שישה מוזיאונים באתרים שונים בעיר, כל אחד בתחום אחר (מוזיאון אמנות, ספריית ברוקנטל, מוזיאון להיסטוריה, מוזיאון לפרמקולוגיה, מוזיאון להיסטוריית הטבע ומוזיאון לכלי נשק וציד)...  read more »
  • This museum offers a variety of paintings for art lovers. There is also a collection of furniture and decorative from that time. Romanian paintings were surprisingly more interesting than the others s...  read more »
  • This museum is wonderful. The art that is present here is exquisite and the tour actually lasts 2 hours when you take your time to admire everything. This is actually quite a lot for a Romanian museum...  read more »
  • The Romanian Art Gallery is populated with removable pieces of authentic Romanian art. It is the first public museum in Romania established mid 1800 by Samuel Brukenthal helped by his wife. The pieces are not that well lighted and some of them have the frames too big and fancy for the greatness of the paintings. The floor is very noisy around some areas. Because of these tree things you won't get the best experience but this is defenately a must see in Romania.
  • The Brukenthal National Museum (Romanian: Muzeul Naţional Brukenthal) is a museum, erected in the late of 18th century in Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania, housed in the palace of Samuel von Brukenthal — who was Habsburg governor of Transylvania and who established its first collections around 1790. The collections were officially opened to the public in 1817, making it the oldest institution of its kind in Romania.
  • The museum looks really good and there are lots of authentic galleries. Really worth spending a couple of hours visiting it.
  • The Brukenthal National Museum is the biggest museum (complex) in the city. The main museum is the "Brukenthal Palace", which is located in the city centre and houses Samuel von Brukenthal's art collection by international, as well as by romanian painters. The palace preserves the look and feel of the original building. In the courtyard of the museum, there is the Brukenthal library as well as other expositions. It is definitely a place to visit, while being in Sibiu.
  • Great experience, interesting collection. Rated it 3 stars because of the staff fro the ticket booth (at the central museum) that tend to rip you off by giving you separate tickets to each exposition, instead of giving you a one-day pass, which saves at least 50% of the total costs, and moreover the staff from the other branches of the same museum are fully aware of it. Leaving this behind, I recommend visiting it!
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