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Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 19:00
Open today: 10:00 - 19:00
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Worth the visit

It was a very nice museum. It was worth the visit. I wish I had my children with me. They would... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Good place to hang out with kids

If you are traveling with children, this place may be one of the best to spend time in town. You... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“Grigore Antipa” National Museum of Natural History is one of the oldest research institutions in the field of biodiversity and public education. It is in the same time one of the well-known and highly appreciated “databases” due to the Museum’s...more
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Sos. Kiseleff nr. 1, Bucharest 011341, Romania
+40 21 312 8826
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a very nice museum. It was worth the visit. I wish I had my children with me. They would love it! I would prefer more excibits of the human race.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are traveling with children, this place may be one of the best to spend time in town. You can get to the Museum by subway very easily.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Masarah001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful museum, must visit! It is pretty huge though, so you might need more hours to fully experience and analyze every room. But it is totally worth it, really cool!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alexandrabulac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a time machine, real time machine, kids love it so much. Everything is organized, entrance is easy and there is a staff there helping us to pay at machine and get tickets, clean and neat - we were out of water for the kids...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Florin M
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Afternoon visit with the family while on Bucharest for holidays. The Antipa museum is a famous science spot for kids and grownups alike, with beautiful dioramas of animals and plants from all over the world - some unique specimens acquired in the 50s and 70s...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

This is the sort of museum I would recommend to families with children. The museum is sadly very linear and the ambiance is a bit dull. The displays are very well made, enacting “realistic” scenarios and manage to tell a “story” and a lesson at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

Nice to visit if you have kids, a lot of staffed animals, smell of naphthalene and not to much info from the tour guides.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Great exhibits, tons of information and it kept even the little one interested. It is in the central part of the city, and after your visit you can walk up the street a bit and get a pretzel stuffed with ham and cheese or a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

This is one of the best Natural History museum, located in Bucharest. We went there by chance, on the way to Herastrau Park and were amazed by it. You can explore there the animals and fishes from all the world and times. They even recreated...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Great place to see the result of hundreds of years of Romanian research in biology, anthropology and ecology. Temporary exhibitions give it an even more attractive touch. Allow an hour if not longer to cover all areas as it worth doing it. Even if this...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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9 February 2019|
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Response from tomaciprian2004 | Reviewed this property |
You simply pay at the entrance. Children tickets are 50% cheaper
18 November 2017|
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Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
There is no need for any identity to be shown for entry, but it is wise as a tourist to carry your passport or ID with you. I don't carry one myself as an expat, but better to be safe than sorry if a visitor.
2 September 2017|
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Response from Bogdan-Marginean | Reviewed this property |
Nope! But ouside nearby you find for sure a place to eat and drink.