Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum


The museum is located at 1 Kiseleff Street, Bucharest.

All the information in the museum is bilingual (Romanian and English) and some of the exhibits have French, Romanian and English audio presentation.

Entrance fee: Yes.

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The National History Museum Grigore Antipa was founded in 1843 and it is one of the most visited museums in Romania.

Its collections from various areas such as ethnology, mineralogy, zoology and paleontology, are comprised of over 2 million exhibits. These are organized in Romania’s biodiversity at the lower level, Terra ecosystems at the ground floor and at the upper floors you will find the exhibits from the other collections: ethnology, prehistory and history, mineralogy, entomology and marine biology. All exhibits can be viewed in a very interactive manner with many projections of sounds, lights or touch screens.

Did you know?

The National History Museum Grigore Antipa is one of the oldest institutions for the research of biodiversity, education and culture in the country.

Conservation facts

The National History Museum was part of an ambitious renovation and reorganization project which took place in 2011. It is one of the most modern and interactive museum in Romania.