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. Use our Sibiu visit planner to add Brukenthal National Museum and other attractions to your Sibiu vacation plans.
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  • A historical place. It was an excellent opportunity for me to see how the old houses looked like in that century.  more »
  • The Brukenthal is worth visiting regardless of your art proficiency. They have a hefty discount for groups (10 people) and for students. I think the Romanian exhibition is much richer than the Europea...  more »
  • A museum where you can spend some beautiful hours admiring paintings (painters as Grigorescu, Luchian) and famous sculptures. Worth to see it!  more »
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  • The Art Galleries, located inside the Brukental Palace, are a main tourist attraction in Sibiu. I visited this place many years ago. Either you are an expert in art or an amateur, you will enjoy the place.
  • The Brukenthal National Museum is a museum, erected in the late 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 181
  • Brukenthal Museum shows the displays the effort os adapting the 18th century Baroque palace to the demands of modern museography, in terms of exhibition, conservation and general ambience.  Brukenthal Palace satisfy the interest and appreciation of both the specialists and the general public.
  • Great place to wander for a couple of hours in Sibiu. I skipped the European collection since I was a little short on time, but Romanian and the miscellaneous collections were great, as well as the palace sections. Spend the 45 lei for the full Brukenthal collection and see the other museums too!
  • Great place to visit if you are an art fan or you have lot’s of time.
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