Top museums to visit in Bucharest

Top museums to visit in Bucharest

!!!In general, the museums in Bucharest are closed on MONDAY

     Museums are a primary point of interest, and their visit, an activity that must be included in the compulsory visit to a city. In this article, we propose to introduce you to the most representative museums in the capital of Romania, which you have to mark for a successful trip.

  • National Museum of Natural History Grigore Antipa

    The National Museum of Natural History "Grigore Antipa" is one of the oldest institutions for research, education and public culture in the field of biodiversity. It is, at the same time, one of the most popular and most appreciated "databases" in its collections, some of which are the values ​​of the world. The museum was founded on November 3, 1834 at the initiative of Prince Alexandru Ghica, the great Ban Mihalache Ghica, who donated important collections, including Greek, Roman and Byzantine coins, collections of minerals, fossils, molluscs, fish, birds and mammals. also works of art. 

Adress: Soseaua Kiseleff, no. 1, sector.1, Bucharest

Phone: 0040 213128826


Visiting program :

Summer (1 april- 31 october) tuesday-sunday 10.00-19.00

Winter (1 november-31 march) tuesday-friday 10.00-17.00

                                                     saturday- sunday 10.00-18.00


  • National Museum of the Romanian Peasant  - is one of the most diverse museums in the European family of the Museums of Folk Arts and Traditions. Here you can contemplate beautiful and specific Romanian objects.

Address: no 3 Kiseleff Road, Sector 1, Bucharest or Monetariei Street no. 3 for temporary exhibition spaces, the Country Club, the new cinema, fairs, outdoor screenings



Program: Tuesday-Sunday 10.00-18.00


  • National Village Museum "Dimitrie Gusti"

On the shores of Lake Herastrau, in the middle of the Romanian capital, the visitor from all over the world is glad to meet a real "village" with monuments and artifacts from the 17th century to the 20th century; representative buildings of important ethnographic areas have resumed their second life at the National Museum of Dimitrie Gusti Village.


Adress: Soseaua Pavel Dimitrievici Kiseleff, no 28-30 sector 1, Bucharest

Phone: 004021 317 9103




Tuesday-sunday: 10.00-17.00

Monday- Closed

  • Old Courtyard Museum - Voievodal Palace

   Founded on April 27, 1972, the Voivodal Palace is the oldest medieval complex in Bucharest. Located in the heart of the city, the Old Court of the Court is organized in the vestiges of the Voivodal Palace. The Princely Court in Bucharest has been the residence of the rulers of Wallachia for almost three centuries and a half polarizing the entire political, social, economic and cultural life of our capital.

Address: Strada Franceza, no 25, Bucharest


Program: Monday-Sunday 10.00-18-00

  • The Royal Palace

   The history of the royal palace dates from the first half of the nineteenth century, when on the place of the present royal palace was a building built in 1820 by Dinicu Golescu. The original building was transformed into the court of Prince Alexandru Ghica in 1837 and later became the residence of Alexandru Ioan Cuza and the King Carol I. The last tragic historical episode of the Royal Palace refers to the Revolution of 1989, when the palace was burned.

Address: Calea Victoriei no 49-53, Bucharest

Phone: 0040 213133030


Program: Tuesday-Sunday: 10.00-18.00

Sunday- closed

  • Parliament House

   Starting from an earlier idea, the Parliament building was built during Nicolae Ceausescu during a period of important economic deprivation. The dictator's tendency was, on the one hand, to concentrate all the central organs of the state in a building, and on the other, Ceausescu wanted a safe building that would withstand a possible nuclear attack.

Address: Izvor Street, no 2-4, Bucharest



Summer (March-October) 09.00-17.00

Iarna (November-February) 10.00-16.00

!!! From 1 January 2019 until 30 June 2019, the halls of the International Conference Center will host the work of the Romanian Presidency at the Council of the European Union. During this period, visiting Parliament's building will only be possible as small tours and in only a few days.