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The Museum of Braila

The Museum of Braila


Corridor: Danube Road
Country: Romania, Braila
The Museum of Braila

Founded in 1881, by a decree of king Charles I. Between 1955-1958, it functioned in the former Ceaparu Inn, then it has been reorganized since 1959, in the present premises. The museum has departments of archaeology and history, art (the House of Collections), ethnography and folk art, natural sciences, memorials. Architectonic monument, built in 1870, functioning as restaurant, hotel etc. The building was seriously damaged by the earthquake of May 1990 and is under restoration. Archaeology: the Neolithic - tools, bowls, ornaments, fine arts of the Boian II - Giulesti, Gumelnita, Cernavoda I cultures; the transition age and the Bronze Age - tools, sceptres, ornaments; the Tamaoani, Babadag of Hallstatt cultures; the La Tene age - Getians and Greeks; the Early Mediaeval Age - the Dridu culture; history: document photocopies from 1868 - 1944, ornaments, weapons; numismatics; old books; library (20,000 vols.). The museum owns goods listed in the National Cultural Heritage Treasure.

Piaca Traian nr. 3

0339/401.002; 0339/401.003

9 - 17; Monday, Tuesday: closed