Grigore Antipa National Museum Of Natural HistoryCurrently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
- Address: Soseaua Pavel Dimitrievici Kiseleff 1, Bucuresti 011341, Romania, Bucharest
- Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
- Phone: +40-213128826
- Ticket Price: 20 RON
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Family And Kids, Specialty Museums, Natural History Museums
Established in 1834, and named for the first Romanian to reach the North Pole, the museum possesses the largest collections of mineralogical, zoological and paleontological artifacts and specimens in the country. This is one of the best museums of its kind in Europe. The exhibits are all extremely interesting especially the dinosaur fossil collection and the butterfly collection. Most of the exhibits are interactive and hands on. Kids will especially love the artificial cave system. Visit the Museum website for upcoming special temporary exhibitions. The most of the exhibits focus on Romanian Natural History, there is also an extensive exploration of the marine life in the Black Sea, the Arctic Seas, the Atlantic, and the Indo-Pacific. The Southeast Asian bird exhibits are excellent. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Bucharest itinerary 1 day.
- Guided tours available for groups of 20. Must be booked 3 days in advance.
- Check out the souvenir shop.
- Audio guide available for 12 lei (Romanian, English, French and German).
- Retired citizens: 10 lei
- Students: 5 lei
- Euro citizens under 26: 75% discount
- Free for preschoolers, under 18 during vacations, severely disabled and their escorts.
- Guided tour: English, 200 lei; Romanian 100 lei
- Last admission one hour before closing time.
- By Metro: M1, M2 stop Piata Victoriei
- By Trams: 22, 42, 45, 46 stop Piata Victoriei
- By Bus: 300, 381 and 783 stop Piata Victoriei
- By Bus: 182 stop Doctor Felix
- By Tram: 1 stop Dr. Felix
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44.88% of people who visit Bucharest include Grigore Antipa National Museum Of Natural History in their plan
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A great place for children. With lots of interesting facts and exhibits, it will captivate the kids attention and imagination. The ticket prices are really cheap and the location is very easy to reach, by subway or bus, so this is a very good weekend activity for the entire family! Still, be advised that it can get crowded during the weekends.
Great place to learn about the geology and natural aspect of Romania. They offer an audio tour assistant device for a fee (I think 10 or 20 leis), but I didn't find it very helpful, since there are signs in English and also QR stickers on almost each artifact which shows you info on their website. Also, the staff I met on the day of my visit were awesome, very friendly and helpful and they spoke English.
If you are interested in science and nature, it is worth stopping to visit this place. It is a fascinating nature and science club founded in 1834 and has a well-known museum and research institute. A visit will invite you to a fascinating meeting with a large collection of exhibits from the fields of biology, nature, science and zoology, and of course fascinating exhibits displayed in the changing exhibitions. Cheap entrance fee. Opening hours: In the summer (from April to October) - Tuesdays to Sunday from 10: 00-20: 00. In the winter (from November to March) - Tuesdays to Fridays from 10:00 to 18:00, Sundays and Saturdays from 10: 00-19: 00. Closed on Mondays. How long should I visit? About two hours.
I cannot believe that in 2018 in a European union capital city, that this national museum does not have pushchair/wheelchair access or baby changing rooms. We had to change our babies nappy on the grass outside. The exhibits inside where pretty good. Just about every animal you can think of was on display.
Beautiful place and very interesting for children. You can find a lot of species and environments. I totally recommend visiting it! It's a must when visiting Bucharest!