National Museum of Transylvanian History

Local nameMuzeul Național de Istorie a Transilvaniei
LocationCluj-Napoca, Romania

The National Museum of Transylvanian History is a history and archaeology museum in the city of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. It features a permanent exhibition, as well as temporary exhibitions, the "Tezaur" exhibition, and Pharmacy Historical collection—this last opened in the Hintz House, an historical building in the city's center.

The beginnings of the museum date back to 1859 with the foundation of the Society of the Transylvanian Museum, featuring collections of antiquities and botanical, zoological and mineralogical specimens. In 1929 the collection of artefacts was transferred to the Romanian Institute of Classical Studies. After several further movements, caused by lack of space, the collection was reopened in 1937 at its current site in Piaţa Muzeului, in the center of Cluj-Napoca.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Museum_of_Transylvanian_History

Official Website http://www.mnit.ro/

Email secretariat@mnit.ro

Phone +40 264 595677

Address Strada Constantin Daicoviciu 2, 400020 Cluj-Napoca, RO

Coordinates 46°46'17.774" N 23°35'10.611" E

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