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Two years ago I saw only a small exhibition here and found out that the museum is being refurbished. That's why I came back a few days ago and I was very impressed. The renovation was well done and the presentation of the exhibits is...More
Is a really nice museum where you can find rare and important paintings by romanian and foreigners artist and some sculptures by famous sculpture Constantin Brâncuși. Tickets are cheap. it takes you around 2.5 hours to see all.
It's a quaint museum with some good information about the region and its history. However, all of the information written on large information boards and all in Romanian. So, if you don't speak Romanian, there's really not much to gain from the trip other than...More
We were here 2 years ago when they were working on the ground floor exhibition so we visited few very nice temporary exhibitions. Now it was the opposite, so we were able to visit the ground floor. It was fantastic, exhibits creatively displayed and the...More
I've visited this museum not only in september 2015 (the site doesn't allow older dates). It's a very good place to learn about the history of this part of Romania. They host exhibitions on various themes, from ancient artifacts (starting with the stone age), to...More
One of the few things to see in Craiova and it is well worth a look even if it is for the building itself. The cole going of items inside are beautiful and a very interesting journey through the history of Craiova. I was carefully...More
Currently, the Museum of Oltenia occupies four buildings, the Department of History and Archaeology in Madona Dudu Street, no. 14, the Department of Natural Sciences in Ramuri Palace in Popa Şapcă Street no. 8, the Department of Ethnography in Casa Băniei, and the Restoration and...More
A combination between old and new. A combination between history and modern. In the back, it built a new building with offices, conference rooms, there meets literary circle they belong. A not very large room, intimate, modern in a place full of history.
Architect Fr. Billek designed the building in 1906. First it was a school for orphan children and then, after 1840 it was transformed in a building destinated to host all museums in Craiova.
The History Museum, placed in the center of the city, now hosts...More
A large complex in a beautiful Spanish casa type building near the cathedral. An insight into village life in Oltenia, wedding costumes and practices and cookery. Thoroughly recommended and the guide will also answer questions in English.