The Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca

The Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca (must see)

The Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania (in Romanian Muzeul Etnografic al Transilvaniei) is situated in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. With a history of more than 80 years, the Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania is one of the first and greatest of its kind in Romania. It has two exhibition sections, one of which is to be found in downtown Reduta Palace, while the other exhibition section is the open-air Romulus Vuia Park situated on the city's north-west side, in Hoia Forest.

The museum has a collection of more than 50,000 objects reflecting the occupations, the habits and the life style of the Transylvanian rural population. Part of this collection is to be found in the Reduta Palace while the rest of the objects are in the open-air section. The collection here presented is a representative selection of the items and clothes used in rural everyday life. Besides, Reduta Palace also houses a collection of some 50,000 photographies and some 5,000 diapositives. The library of the museum has some 12,000 scholarly journals and specialized magazines.

Operation hours: Wednesday - Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm.
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Sight Name: The Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania
Sight Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania (See walking tours in Cluj-Napoca)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Walking Tours in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

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Historical Buildings

Historical Buildings

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 Km or 0.9 Miles
Cluj-Napoca Introduction Walking Tour

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The unofficial capital of Transylvania set in the northwest of Romania, Cluj-Napoca (or Cluj for short) is the city of universities, bustling nightlife and historic sights - legacy of Saxon and Hungarian rule. The old town of Cluj is centered around Piața Unirii, sided by the Gothic St. Michael's Church, monumental statue of the 15th-century king Matthias Corvinus, and Baroque-style Bánffy...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles