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National History Museum of Transylvania

Closed for restoration. Temporary exhibitions: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday – 10.00-16.00, Wednesday – 12.00-18.00.

The National History Museum of Transylvania from Cluj-Napoca is the continuer of the first museum association from Transylvania, the Association of Transylvanian Museum, founded in 1859.

The initial patrimony of the Transylvanian Museum could be classified in more collections according to the nature of the objects: geology-mineralogy, natural sciences and antiquities, a numismatic cabinet, a library and a historical archive with 1083 manuscripts.

The Transylvanian Museum also has an impressive collection of paintings from initial donations, as well as an important collection of Transylvanian plates, engraving and postcards. Within the Dacian-Roman section were also exhibited the collection of Egyptian and Greek objects as well as the most valuable collection of Romanian art from Transylvania, “Cioflec” art gallery. The museum is momentarily closed but temporary exhibitions are still organized within it.