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Museum Days in Bucharest

Looking for other ways to save? Many of Bucharest’s best museums offer free entry once a month. Free museum days are usually on the first Wednesday or Saturday of each month, but some are always free, for example National Bank of Romania.

On International Museum Day, is an occasion when many of the museums in Bucharest are free to enter, including some that do not otherwise offer a day of free entry each month.

Please note that while admission to these museums is free, there may be a fee for special exhibitions. It’s always best to check the museum’s website for up-to-date information.

Admission always free

National Bank of Romania

A visit to the Museum of the National Bank of Romania is a unique and captivating journey through spaces filled with monetary, banking and cultural history not to mention that the building itself is an impressive neoclassical plalace.

Free guided tours are organised Mondays to Fridays (with the exception of public holidays).

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Ceasianu-Racovita Palace

The Cesianu Racoviță Palace, located in the heart of Bucharest, Romania, is a magnificent architectural masterpiece that showcases the city’s rich cultural heritage and history. The palace was built in the late 19th century and has since been one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. Now transformed into a art gallery and art auction house

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Free Admission the First Wednesday the Month

Collection of Art Museum

Over 30 collections on permanent display incorporate a variety of art pieces and collectibles, ranging from Romanian and European fine and decorative arts to Oriental art.

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National Art Museum and Royal Palace 

The National Museum of Art of Romania is located in the Royal Palace and it features collections of medieval and modern Romanian art, divided into three major categories: Old Romanian Art Gallery, Modern Romanian Art Gallery and European Art Gallery.

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K.H. Zambaccian Museum

Zambaccian Museum is an art museum located in the former home of Krikor Zambaccian, a Romanian businessman of Armenian ethnicity, reputed critic and art collector. The museum is home to works by well-known French painters like as Renoir, Pissarro, Sisley, Cezanne, Matisse, Bonnard, Utrillo, and Marquet, which are added to the collection of Romanian art.

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Theodor Pallady Museum

Melik House

Theodor Pallady Museum is a museum situated in one of the oldest surviving merchant houses in BucharestRomania. It includes many works by the well-known Romanian painter Theodor Pallady, as well as a number of European and Oriental furniture pieces.

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Vasile Grigore Art Museum

Vasile Grigore Art Museum holds around 500 pieces of art that illustrate almost all the fields of fine arts. The collection includes Romanian interwar paintings, sculpture and graphics and works by contemporary artists.

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Free Admission First Saturday of the Month

Frederic and Cecilia-Cuțescu Storck Art Museum

The Frederic Storck and Cecilia Cuțescu Storck Museum preserves the creations of an entire family of artists. Their collection composes of sculptures in marble, bronze, wood and plaster moulds made by Frederic Storck, his father and brother (Karl and Carol Storck), as well as paintings, drawings in ink and charcoal, pastels, watercolours and gouache works.

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Astronomic Observatory Amiral Vasile Urseanu

We owe the only astronomic observatory within 100 km radius, a true landmark of the city to the passion of a naval officer in the 19th century.

Visitors can currently take part in astronomical observations with modern, professional instruments, as well as projections in the digital planetarium.

!! If you want to visit any of these museum in another day just keep in mind that in Bucharest museums are typically closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. However, some are open every day of the week.



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