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Sighisoara Fortress

Sighisoara, judetul Mures

Sighisoara is a medieval fortress with architectural ensembles made in rural Gothic style, but also in Renaissance and Baroque styles, which are the result of a constructive effort appeared later in t [read more]

Cetate, Categoria: Istoric
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Barsana Monastery

judetul Maramures, Maramures

The Monastery “Synaxis of the 12 Holy Apostles" from Barsana is a convent, located at 22 km southeast of the Sighetu Marmatiei city, at the exit of Barsana, to the Slatioara bridge, where t [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios | Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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Voronet Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Founded by Stefan cel Mare, Voronet Monastery church dedicated to "St. Gheorghe" is a synthesis of Byzantine and Gothic elements, made in an original manner. With a brilliant ingenuity, with [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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The Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA)

Delta Dunarii, judetul Tulcea

With Romania's adhesion to the Ramsar Convention in 1991, Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA) was recognized as a wetland of international importance especially as waterfowl habitat. Taking into ac [read more]

Parc, Categoria: Natura
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Humor Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Situated at a distance of 5 to 6 km of Gura Humorului, Humor Monastery is one of the most famous foundations of the Romanian Middle Ages. It was built in 1530 by Toader Bubuiog, member of the divan of [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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Hurezi (Horezu) Monastery

Horezu, judetul Valcea

Among the historical monasteries, which decorates the Romanian ground, Hurezi Monastery is considered, along with its hermitages, the most representative architecture complex, defining the Brancoveanu [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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The History Museum

Aiud, judetul Alba

Phone0258 861310
AddressPiata Consiliul Europei, 24
Emailpaul_scrobota@yahoo.com
Contact personPaul Scrobota

Description

The History Museum of Aiud was set up as a cultural institution in 1950. The patrimony was enriched with Aiud vestiges discovered in and around the region.

Currently, the entire heritage of the museum amounts to approximately 30,000 museum objects, of which approximately 2/3 from the archaeological field. The History Museum is located since 1950 in the Princely Palace, part of the complex of fortified church medieval architecture, called the Aiud Fortress. The building preserves in its stone and brick walls memories of important events in the history of medieval and modern Aiud and its surroundings.

The History Museum exhibits archaeological remains, accompanied by auxiliary materials: texts, labels, illustrative material, which reconstruct the history of Aiud and its surroundings from the end of Paleolithic up to the set up of the first centrally managed and independent Dacian state led by Burebista. The chronological evolution of the Iron Age is presented in another hall. Here we find three-dimensional materials from the middle of the Hallstatt and auxiliary materials, a burying grave from Gimbas, presented "in situ", objects of iron, bronze and vitreous paste from the cremation tombs of Celtic warriors, ( approx. 400 BC), discovered in Aiud.

Arriving in another room, the visitor can see testimonials from the ancient period and the pre-feudal period: archaeological remains, particularly ceramics, from settlements dating from the classical phase of the Geto-Dacian culture (1st century BC-1st century AD).

The Museum of History will remain edifying for the Aiud lands since the pre-historic times until the end of the pre-feudal period.
Since 1999, the ethnographic collection was enriched with 50 pieces of art and handicraft. Pieces of scientific interest, resulted from archaeological diggings made at "Aiud Fortress" complex have been added to the archaeological collection. After being processed, these scientific components will be inventoried and recorded permanently in the Museum's archaeological collection.

The total area of the museum is 595 square meters, of which: 5 exhibition halls, 4 science warehouses, 1 library, 2 offices, 1 open exhibition space - lapidary.

Visiting hours:
Tuesday - Friday: 8 am - 4pm
Saturday - Sunday: 8 am - 12pm
Monday: closed

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