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The exhibits and the house are interesting, especially to learn more about the history of the large Jewish population in Maramures (not only Sighet but also the surrounding villages).
What made our visit truly exceptional was the historian that was 'on duty' that day. He...More
The building displays the way of life of the Jews in this area, including typical period furniture and general history of the Jewish community and the area around from the beginning of the 20th century. It was interesting learning more about the Jewish fate and...More
The former home of the Wiesel family is now a 4 room museum. One of the rooms has been left in its original state with the family furniture and photos. The others are full of photos, literature, and charts which document the plight of the...More
We went here on the recommendation of a woman at our accommodation and learnt a lot about Elie Wiesel during our short visit to this museum, in terms of his experiences in the concentration camps and what he did afterwards.
However, unfortunately, we timed our...More
A small memorial to Elie Wiesel, who was born in the town of Sighetu. Set in his childhood house, the few rooms give a brief guide to his life and the that of Jews in this part of Romania during WW2.
Worth a visit, though...More
The Eli Wiesel house is of such importance---Maramures had a significant Jewish population before WWII, but sadly no longer. The museum provides important history on Jewish life before the War and information how the Jewish population was targeted and deported; these are lessons which must...More