Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu

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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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  • Dominates the piata mare. It is one of the main attractions of the city and you can enjoy the building as architecture, the tables that the von Brukenthal collected during his life, some diammorfwmenoys spaces (terror, gothic) traveling the visitor in the dark years of the middle ages and mysticism. Many of the paintings are works of art of great value and recognition. Shop at the gift shop that more you! You won't find them anywhere else and what you find elsewhere, you buy them at double price!
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  • It's not something amazing but is very nice. If you are in Sibiu is worth the visit. It has enough interest. Another piece of information for those interested in after market research ... the Museum's souvenir shop has the best prices I found throughout Romania. The hentai tentacle inside the coffin got half price compared to other shops.
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  • The Brukenthal Museum is a must-see for every visitor of Sibiu. It offers one of the best collections of Romanian art in the country.
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  • Very nice museum. Great selection of Romanian and Italian art and a great atmosphere. The inner courtyard is also very nice for relaxation.
  • The most remarkable museum not only in Sibiu, but in the whole of raegiona. If you like museums, make sure you visit.
  • 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.
  • It is a very nice building with very nice ancient furniture. Important Rumanian paintings. The European collection is nothing special.
  • A museum worth visiting, with lots of works of art