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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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UNESCO

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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UNESCO

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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UNESCO

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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UNESCO

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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UNESCO

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 Iron Museum

Hunedoara, judetul Hunedoara

Phone0245 716121
AddressPiata Iancu de Hunedoara, 1
Fax0254 714600
Contact personTibi Jita

Description

The Iron Museum is located on the left bank of the river Cerna, in a modern space and located near the path of car access.
The Iron Museum was opened in 1974, to celebrate the 90 years since the founding of the first modern iron furnace in Hunedoara.

Initially, although its inventory possessed an illustration by time, from origins until the present, of the evolution of technique and technology of production and processing of iron, the museum was not part of a program itself of tourist interest. Only in 1989 the administration of SC Siderurgica SA decided to begin the intercession for rearranging the Iron Museum to join this national museum circuit.

The Iron Museum
presents interesting information related to the development of techniques and technologies for the production and processing of iron in Hallstatt until today. The Iron Museum focuses on issues related to the evolution of technological processing of iron, processing iron tradition, and the educational side.

The museum is divided in several sectors, each illustrating various chronological stages in the history and evolution of techniques for extraction and processing of iron. Dacian period shows the extraction and processing techniques of iron, tools, ovens, weapons and artifacts that give a picture of the spread of this occupation in the Dacian Kingdom.

The Daco-Romanian period illustrates the findings of Hunedoara, weapons, tools, ovens. A model describes how was structured the workshop of iron processing, dated in the II century, discovered at Teliuc. An interesting exhibit is the column molding found in the workshop from Teliuc, as proof of intensive exploitation of iron deposits. The stand also includes an iron hand glass discovered in the necropolis in Sanpetru hill in Hunedoara, beside the relics discovered in the necropolis in village Cincis.

The stand on the Medieval Age illustrates the evolution of extraction of iron furnaces in the nineteenth century. Furnace model in Houses Valley - Ghelar is represented and the photocopy of the model that is found in the Museum of Science and Technology of London.

In this part appear as exhibits agricultural tools, weapons, tools for the blacksmith and mill discovered in Hunedoara region. "Specific workshops of XVI - XIX" - shows models of workshops that have functioned in Hunedoara (workshops Cerna, Plosca, Toplita, Perintei, Baia de Coase, Baia de Sape, etc.). "The beginnings of modern metallurgy" – describes the moment of official foundation of Iron Factories in Hunedoara (12.06.1884), and an extensive documentary material describing this period.

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