The best museums in Romania in 2022

These are the top 50 best museums in Romania, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Romania:

  1. Village Museum (Muzeul Satului)1

    Village Museum (Muzeul Satului)

    Bucharest
  2. Timișoara Orthodox Cathedral2

    Timișoara Orthodox Cathedral

    Timișoara
    The Timișoara Orthodox Cathedral is a Romanian Orthodox in Timișoara that is the seat of the Archbishop of Timișoara and Metropolis of Banat. The Cathedral holds and displays historic and artistic religious items, including a large collection of old Romanian icon paintings, a collection of early wri
  3. Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History3

    Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History

    Bucharest
    The Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History is a Natural History museum in Bucharest that holds and displays various collections displayed to natual history. Collections include Geological Collections, Paleontology Collections, Anatomy Collections, Ethnographic and Anthropological Collecti
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  5. National Cotroceni Museum4

    National Cotroceni Museum

    Bucharest
    The Cotroceni Palace is a palace in Bucharest that is the official residence of the President of Romania and houses the National Cotroceni Museum. The museum is specifically housed in the old wing of the palace. The museum houses features various function rooms, most of them decorated to the whims o
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    Ceauşescu Mansion

    Bucharest
    Palatul Primaverii, also called The Ceauşescu Mansion was built in the mid-1960s and was called Palatul Primaverii (The Spring Palace) at that time. The house was the private residence of the Ceauşescu family from 1965 until 1989, including Nicolae (the Romanian communist politician), his wife Elena
  7. National Museum of Art of Romania6

    National Museum of Art of Romania

    Bucharest
    The National Museum of Art of Romania is an art museum in Bucharest that is housed in the Royal Palace in Revolution Square. The museum holds collections of medieval and modern Romanian art and international art pieces collected by the royal family of Romania. The museum is divided into 3 galleries,
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  9. Romanian Peasant Museum7

    Romanian Peasant Museum

    Bucharest
    The Romanian Peasant Museum (National Museum of the Romanian Peasant) is a museum devoted to peasant life, housed in a in a Neo-Romanian style historical building.The museum holds the richest collection of peasant objects in Romania, with around 90.000 pieces on the subject. The Romanian Peasant Mus
  10. The Art Collections Museum8

    The Art Collections Museum

    Bucharest
    The Art Collections Museum is housed in the Romanit Palace and is part of the National Museum of Art of Romania. The museum holds 44 collections donated by various Romanian families. The collection includes pieces from Asia and the Middle East, and several pieces by Western European artists, with mo
  11. National Military Museum9

    National Military Museum

    Bucharest
    The National Military Museum is a museum in Bucharest that was established in 1923 and is devoted to the history of the Romanian people from a military perspective. The museum holds a collection with over 1,300,000 pieces, containing items such as military uniforms, weapons/firearms, flags and medal
  12. The Pharmacy History Collection - Casa Hintz10

    The Pharmacy History Collection - Casa Hintz

    Cluj-Napoca
    The Mauksch-Hintz house houses the first pharmacy in Cluj-Napoca. Casa Hintz is now home to the Historical Collection of Pharmacy (Pharmacy History Collection), a collection that belongs to the National History Museum of Transylvania, displayed in four rooms and in the basement. Visitors to Casa Hin
  13. Muzeul de Artă11

    Muzeul de Artă

    Timișoara
    The Art Museum of Timișoara (Muzeul de Artă) is an art museum in Timișoara that holds a collection of 90 works and personal belongings of the painter Corneliu Baba. Furthermore, the museum holds three big collections: contemporary, decorative and European art collections. including collections of Ro
  14. George Enescu Museum12

    George Enescu Museum

    Bucharest
    The George Enescu Museum is a museum in Bucharest dedicated to the work of George Enescu, a Romanian composer, violinist, pianist, conductor, and teacher. The National Museum “George Enescu” is housed in the Cantacuzino Palace, with an Art Nouveau style entrance. The collection of the museum is laid
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  16. Museum of Senses Constanta13

    Museum of Senses Constanta

    Constanța
    The MUSEUM of SENSES is home to an experience that will awaken your senses and inspire you to discover more and, therefore, to feel more. Live an unimaginable experience in a world of sensations and mind-blowing optical illusions and test your senses at an extraordinary museum. A place as fun as it
  17. Museum of Senses Bucharest14

    Museum of Senses Bucharest

    Bucharest
    The MUSEUM of SENSES is home to an experience that will awaken your senses and inspire you to discover more and, therefore, to feel more. Live an unimaginable experience in a world of sensations and mind-blowing optical illusions and test your senses at an extraordinary museum. A place as fun as it
  18. The K. H. Zambaccian Museum15

    The K. H. Zambaccian Museum

    Bucharest
    The K. H. Zambaccian Museum in Bucharest is housed in a restored villa that houses a collection of objects put together by art collector and critic Krikor H. Zambaccian (1889-1962). The collection includes paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings and furniture. It gives an overview of modern Romanian
  19. Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania16

    Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania

    Cluj-Napoca
    The Transylvanian Museum of Ethnography is a history museum in Cluj-Napoca that is housed in the Reduta Palace. The museum holds a collection of over 50,000 objects that illustrate the occupations, the habits and life in general of the Transylvanian rural population. Furthermore, the museum holds a
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    Museum of the Revolution in Timisoara - Memorialul Revolutiei

    Timișoara
    Museum of the Revolution in Timisoara - Memorialul Revolutiei aims to keep alive the memory of the Martyr Heroes as well as to find out the truth about the events of December 1989 when there were fights between the peaceful demonstrators and the repressive forces. It features a complex of monuments
  21. National Museum of Romanian History18

    National Museum of Romanian History

    Bucharest
    The National Museum of Romanian History is a history museum in Bucharest, housed in the former Postal Services Palace. The museum displays historical artifacts from Romania, from prehistoric times up to modern times. The museum consists of around 60 exhibition rooms. Highlights in its collections in
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  23. Banat Village Museum19

    Banat Village Museum

    Timișoara
    The Banat Village Museum is an op-air village on a 17 hectares area that was 'founded' in 1917. The museum features over 30 historic peasant houses that date from the 19th century. A town hall, a school, a “National House” and a pub are also featured. A highlight in the museum is the wooden church t
  24. Art Museum of Cluj-Napoca20

    Art Museum of Cluj-Napoca

    Cluj-Napoca
    The Art Museum of Cluj-Napoca is housed in a baroque building built between 1774 - 1775 that was designed by German architect Johann Eberhard Blaumann. The art museum houses art pieces by many important Romanian artists, including Nicolae Grigorescu, Ştefan Luchian, Dimitrie Paciurea, Theodor Pallad
  25. The Theodor Aman Museum21

    The Theodor Aman Museum

    Bucharest
    The Theodor Aman Museum is a museum in Bucharest that is housed in a private residences built in 1868, dedicated to Romanian painter, engraver and art professor of Macedo-Romanian ancestry Theodor Aman. The architectural plans of the house, the exterior decorations, the interior design with mural pa
  26. Museum of the National Bank of Romania22

    Museum of the National Bank of Romania

    Bucharest
    The Museum of the National Bank of Romania devoted to monetary, banking and cultural history in Romania. The museum mainly illustrates the history of Romanian currency from its beginnings to present times and includes one of the most valuable numismatic collections in the country that spans two and
  27. Tudor Arghezi Memorial House23

    Tudor Arghezi Memorial House

    Bucharest
  28. National Museum of Romanian Aviation24

    National Museum of Romanian Aviation

    Bucharest
  29. Museum of the History of the Romanian Jewish Community25

    Museum of the History of the Romanian Jewish Community

    Bucharest
    The Museum of the History of the Romanian Jewish Community in Bucharest is a history museum dedicated to the history of the Jews in Romania. The displays include a collection of books related to Romanian Jews, an archive of the history of Romanian Jewry, paintings of and by Romanian Jews, memorabili
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  31. National Museum of Old Maps and Books26

    National Museum of Old Maps and Books

    Bucharest
    The National Museum of Old Maps and Books is housed in a villa built in the 1920's. The main collection of the museum was donated by the family of Professor Adrian Năstased and is enriched with other donations of graphic works and maps. The collections consists of more than 1000 works from the 16th
  32. Romanian Railway Museum27

    Romanian Railway Museum

    Bucharest
    The Romanian Railway Museum in Bucharest is a museum dedicated to the railway in Romania that is located next to the Bucharest North station. An important piece of the museum is a large computer controlled diorama of a working railway. Furthermore, the museum holds collections of models of rolling s
  33. Foișorul de Foc28

    Foișorul de Foc

    Bucharest
  34. National Geology Museum29

    National Geology Museum

    Bucharest
    The National Geology Museum in Bucharest is housed in a Neo-Romanian Romantic and Neo-Brâncovenesc styled building built in 1906 for the Geological Institute of Romania. The museum is devoted to geology and holds a collection of over 80,000 pieces, including rocks, fossils, and minerals from Romania
  35. Frederic and Cecilia Cuțescu-Storck Art Museum30

    Frederic and Cecilia Cuțescu-Storck Art Museum

    Bucharest
  36. Theodor Pallady Museum31

    Theodor Pallady Museum

    Bucharest
    The Theodor Pallady Museum in Bucharest is housed in the Melik House, a traditional merchant house. The museum is devoted to Romanian painter Theodor Pallady. The museum holds the Serafina and Gheorghe Răut collection, that includes a core selection of paintings by the artist and more than 800 print
  37. Muzeul Sportului din România32

    Muzeul Sportului din România

    Bucharest
    The Romanian Museum of Sport (Muzeul Sportului din România) is a musuem in Bucharest that is dedicated to sports. The museum holds a collection of sports-related objects that illustrates the history of the Romanian sports scene and physical education. The museum focuses on the major international ac
  38. Dimitrie Leonida Technical Museum33

    Dimitrie Leonida Technical Museum

    Bucharest
    The Dimitrie Leonida Technical Museum is a museum that is inspired by the Technical Musuem in München, Germany. The musuem was first established to showcase new developments in a variety of applied sciences, but is now a science history museum. The museum holds a collection of more than 5,000 items
  39. Museum of Banat34

    Museum of Banat

    Timișoara
    The Museum of Banat is a history museum that is housed in the Huniade Castle dedicated to history, archaeology, ethnography and natural sciences. The museum holds a collection of archaeological objects related to Banat. On the ground floor, the museum houses a monument of the Parța Neolithic Sanctu
  40. Victor Babes Museum35

    Victor Babes Museum

    Bucharest
    The Victor Babes Museum is a museum in Bucharest devoted to Victor Babeș, a Romanian physician, bacteriologist, academician and professor. The museum is housed in his residence, designed in the eclectic style typical of the 1920s. The Museum displays all objects that he had surrounded himself with w
  41. The Nottara Memorial Museum36

    The Nottara Memorial Museum

    Bucharest
    The Nottara Memorial Museum in Bucharest is devoted to Constantin I. Nottara, a Romanian actor and one of the most important figures in the history of the national theater in Romania. The collection of the museum is exhibited over two floors in the building.
  42. George Severeanu Museum37

    George Severeanu Museum

    Bucharest
    The George Severeanu Museum is a museum devoted to Radiologist George Severeanu, who was an antiques collector. The museum is housed in a building that is a typical example of Bucharest’s architecture during the second half of the 19th century. The collection includes ancient Greek pottery, clay sta
  43. National Museum of Transylvanian History38

    National Museum of Transylvanian History

    Cluj-Napoca
    The National Museum of Transylvanian History in Cluj-Napoca is a history and archaeology museum. The museum holds collections on antiquities botany, zoology and mineralogy. The collection of the National Museum of Transylvanian History is presented in chronological order, giving visitors a good insi
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    The Museum

    Cluj-Napoca
  45. The Old Princely Court Museum40

    The Old Princely Court Museum

    Bucharest
    The Old Princely Court Museum (Muzeul Curtea Veche) is a museum in Bucharest. The Curtea Veche (the Old Princely Court) was built in 1459 as a palace or residence during Vlad III Dracula's rule. The museum is organized within the space provided by the Princely Court and holds the oldest historical t
  46. Bucharest Zoo41

    Bucharest Zoo

    Bucharest
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    Galeria de arta Rotenberg – Uzunov

    Bucharest
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    Zoology Museum

    Cluj-Napoca
    The Zoological Museum in Cluj-Napoca holds a scientific collection that contains more than 300,000 objects, mostly stuffed, dried, in preserving liquids and as skeletons. The exhibits are presented in phylogenetic order, reflecting the evolution of the animal world from simple to complex/ Dioramas i
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    Timișoara Zoological Garden

    Timișoara
    The Timișoara Zoological Garden (Timișoara Zoo) was opened to the public in 1986, starting with around 30 different species, mostly from Romania. The zoo is home to deer, brown bears, blacks swans, dwarf kangaroos, emus, capuchin monkeys, guanacos and ostriches.
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    Casa Experimentelor

    Bucharest
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    Artmark

    Bucharest
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    Ligia and Pompiliu Macovei Art Collection

    Bucharest
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    Vasile Grigore Art Museum

    Bucharest
    The Vasile Grigore Art Museum holds around 500 pieces of art that illustrate almost all the fields of fine arts. The collection includes Romanian interwar paintings, sculpture and graphics and works by contemporary artists.
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    Observatorul Astronomic

    Cluj-Napoca
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    Poarta de su' Feleac

    Cluj-Napoca

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