Museums and Memorial Houses in Sibiu, Romania
Museums and Memorial Houses in Sibiu, Romania
Brukenthal Museum
Brukental Museum is located in Sibiu and is one of the most important museums in Romania. Baron Samuel von Brukental built this museum between the years 1778 to 1788. Official Brukental Museum was opened in 1817, is the oldest museum in the country. Its headquarters is in Brukental Palace, which is one of the most important monuments of Baroque know Romania. Buildings housing these museums have been declared historical monuments. In 1968 the museum was'' board'' of thieves ste...
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Astra Museum of Traditional Folk Civilization
Civilisation ASTRA Museum in Sibiu was inaugurated in 1905. It is comprised of several units museum: - ASTRA Museum of Traditional Folk Civilization (Route inari) - an open-air museum is located in Grove Sibiu. It can be visited both walking and carriage, carriage or boat. The latter way is due to the fact that inside there is a lake. The total area of the museum is 96 hectares, of which 42 hectares is the exhibition itself. There are two restaurants, two hostels, playground, and a tou...
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Museum of History
History Museum of Sibiu was founded in 1959 and is part of the National Brukental Museum. It is also known as the Altemberger, name taken after the name of the first owner. Thomas Altemberger built the location between 1470-1491. In 1545 the building was taken by the city and became City Hall, having this status until 1948. Between 1967-1984 the building was restored and was moved here the History Museum. The museum was divided at every level you find exhibitions: - The basement: Anc...
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Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum of Sibiu was founded in 1849 by people passionate about knowledge of nature, people gathered in the Transylvanian Society of Natural Sciences. The first collections of the museum were two herbaria in which there were more than 30,000 pieces. Along the way, due to increasing the number of collections that the museum space became too small and was needed to create a own building. This, which is found in this museum is in the former Park Theatre and was built between 189...
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Museum of Guns and Hunting Trophies
Museum of Arms and Hunting Trophies in Sibiu was founded in 1966. After 15 years it is moved to the villa Colonel August von Spiess. Much of its parts belong to the collection of the colonel, that was for a good period of years foreman of the Royal House Hunting. In the museum exhibit will find a picture of the evolution of hunting weapons over time. At this time in the museum you find over 1,500 pieces coming from donations or purchased from collectors. The oldest parts date ba...
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House of Arts - 'Emil Sigerus'' Museum of Saxon Ethnography
House of Arts - “Emil Sigerus” Museum of Saxon Ethnography Sibiu is known as the “Butcher” Hall. It occurs first mentioned under this name in 1370. The building consists of ground floor and first floor, plus an appendix of access to the rear, the latter being created later. At first, in the 15th century, the building contained only the ground floor, because in the process to be built and floor consists of one room, for warehouses. In 1765 Arts House was for a period of months auditoriu...
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Franz Binder Ethnography Museum
Franz Binder Museum of Ethnography in Sibiu part of ASTRA National Museum Complex. It was inaugurated in 1993 and is the only one in Romania whose profile is the research and ethnographic heritage of extra-European. The museum is housed in a building declared a historic monument, built in Gothic style and dating from 1865-1867. Original name of the building was Handicraftsman house. After World War II the building receives patronymic as Hermes House with commercial or administrative positions...
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Museum of the History of Pharmacy
History of Pharmacy Museum from Sibiu was opened in 1972 and is a rarity among Romanian and European museums. Sibiu was chosen to create the museum for two reasons. Firstly because there was established the first pharmacy in Romania (1494), and secondly in the area has developed a rich activity in terms of the pharmaceutical industry. The building in which the museum is an architectural monument with Renaissance and Gothic elements dating from 1568. A third pharmacy of Sibiu, in chrono...
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Friedrich Schiller House
Friedrich Schiller House in Sibiu hosts the bust the German playwright of the same name, is one of the most important sights in the city. Friedrich von Schiller (1759-1805) was a the German dramatist and poet, was named one of the „princes” of German poetry. He was born in the family of a surgeon in Marbach, Württemberg duchy. At 14 years, Schiller is enrolled in the Military Academy where he formed rebellious spirit. In 1780 after supporting a dissertations became a m...
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