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The National Museum of Art of Romania The National Museum of Art of Romania hosts three art galleries and has a short, but impressive royal past. The European Art Gallery, the Romanian Medieval Art Gallery and the Romanian Modern Art Gallery bring together art works exhibited in an attractive, modern manner, thus turning a visit to the museum into an enjoyable and instructive way of spending time. The Museum of Romanian Peasant Whatever others may feel, we feel at home in our Museum. We feel good here, we like to look around the rooms with painted walls, full of beautiful, surprising or simply familiar objects. We feel closer to our parents and know there are stories here to share with our children. Working together everyday, we sometimes feel like a big family. Do you hesitate to believe us? Come to the Peasant Museum and see for yourself … The Village and Folk Art Museum of Romania „Dimitrie Gusti” The Village Museum borders Herastrau Park, but its entrance is on Soseaua Kiseleff. You cannot enter it from the park. Entrance is 6Ron. It is open on Mon 9-5, Tues to Sun 9-7. The museum contains buildings from all over Romania including different styles of houses, windmills, farms, water mills, fisheries, churches and even an old merry go round. You can buy craft items here. Children can try to make some of the craft items. There is a lot to see. The Museum of Natural History „Grigore Antipa” The public mission of the Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History is to study bio-diversity, starting with its own collections, and to transfer specific knowledge to the public, aiming towards its education as well as its entertainment. The Museum’s target is to circulate information regarding both Romanian and worldwide fauna, and to turn the attention of a large audience towards contemporary issues related to the protection of natural environments and conservation of various habitats. „George Enescu” National Museum The National Museum “George Enescu” was opened in the Cantacuzino Palace, one of the most beautiful buildings in Bucharest, a historical monument and one of the European Heritage Label buildings.The sumptuous entrance, in Art Nouveau style, announces the luxury and the refinement of the époque, reunited in one of the most imposing palaces in Bucharest. The Museum Complex of Adamclisi Among the important monuments which certify the beginnings of the historical continuity of the Romanian people in the Danubian-Pontic territory, a special interest and a great value presents the concentration of monuments of material culture existing in the region of Adamclisi. National Brukenthal Museum Sibiu Baron Samuel von Brukenthal (1721-1803) was the only representative of the Transylvanian Saxon community who acceded to high public office in the Austrian Empire under the Empress Maria Theresia (1717 – 1780), the first such office being that of Chancellor of Transylvania. The years spent in Vienna, in this capacity, were the years when the Baron started acquiring his collection of paintings, mentioned in Almanach de Vienne (1773) as being one of the most valuable private collections and generally admired by the cultivated Vienna public of the time. National Military Museum „Regele Ferdinand I” Bucharest It is a specially arranged pavilion on a surface of 500 m² on which are exhibited: over 300 planes, engines, dashboard apparatus, aeronautic weapons and plane models, illustrating the evolution of the Romanian aeronautics from 1906 up to the present. It houses pieces from the end of the 18th c. to the beginning of 1990s. There are exhibited field guns, mortars, trench mortars, mountain guns, anti-aircraft guns, anti-tank guns, reactive artillery, tanks, utilitarian cars etc. It exhibits carriages and sleighs that belonged to the Royal family and to its escort companions. There is a place dedicated to military harnesses: ammunition wagon, transmission wagon, field kitchen, luggage wagon, all used by the Romanian army during World War I. There are also harness pieces and civil and military riding accessories.   Park Museum of Steam Locomotives Resita Romania designed the 131.000 Class in order to replace the older Hungarian MAV locomotives used on  Caile Ferate Romane (CFR) secondary lines. A total of 67 locomotives were built at Resita Works between 1939 and 1942.
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