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Address: Strada Alexandru Lapusneanu 14, Iasi 700057, Romania
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The building in which the Union Museum hasits headquarters was built at the...

The building in which the Union Museum hasits headquarters was built at the beginning of the 19-th century. The palace served as the royal residence of Prince Al.I.Cuza between 1859-1862. In 1917-1918 it was the royal residence of King Ferdinand.The Union Museum wasopened in 1958 , when they celebrated 100 years from the establishment of the Union.

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A nice museum, but pretty expensive

The museum is not the one from the pictures, but is also in Iasi. Is a museum of Alexandru Ioan Cuza, near to the Union Square.

Reviewed 11 December 2015
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Iasi, Romania
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London, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The architecture of this building is far more interesting than the museum displays. £8 (40 Lei) to have full access.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Palace of Culture remodeling is complete, and it's gorgeous. Stop in the museum. Buy tickets straight ahead in the hall upon entering. Currently, there is a gold, silver, and jewelry exhibition of pieces dating back 2,000 or so years. Also, exhibition of Iasi's early history. Including a drawing of a castle that once existed that by appearance is even much... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Some of the chambers that I have visited on the famous Le Louvre museum of Paris could be compared with this location. I believe it to be a very accurate picture of the mid Romanian 1800. The staff is also nice (except for one staff person that kept on talking on the phone while I was listening to my guide)... More 

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Constanta, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The palace is a jewelry and is one of the monuments from the "must visit" list if you are in Iasi. A lot of tourists see the palace from Palas Mall, but is not the best choice.

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Iasi, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The museum is not the one from the pictures, but is also in Iasi. Is a museum of Alexandru Ioan Cuza, near to the Union Square.

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Visited on a Saturday, the visiting hours: 10-17 Tuesday to Sunday, and the price of a ticket is 12 lei. I like it as i had the chance to see items at least around 150 years old.

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Versailles, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014

The Union Museum it situated on Strada Alexandru Lăpuşneanu 14, Iași 700057, right before the Union Plaza. It is a beautiful small museum which served as a residence for Alexandru Ioan Cuza (1859 - 1862, not 1959...as other reviewers suggested! ). Yes, it is not Versailles, as other comments might have suggested but the art objects as well as the... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

I went in and out with the same sensation.. What is this about... Fews signs only in Rumanian and also no explanations and the staff couldnt speak any language so quite dissapointed for me that I was looking for learn more about Rumanian history :(

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Storrs, United States
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Reviewed 25 July 2013

This is a must for anyone with interest in Romanian history. This modest palace was the seat of the Ioan Alexander Cuza, the first ruler of the united Wallachia and Moldova from 1959 to 1961. Interesting period decor on the second floor, exhibitions on the first floor. This is not Versailles, so do not expect much. Nevertheless, highly recommended to... More 

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Reviewed 15 May 2013

we've been there one week ago, its good for people who want to know more history, the entrance floor is for history wallpapers and stuff like that, but when you go to the 1st floor you'll see where they actually lived and we enjoyed the rooms and the decoration, its nice. there's a discount for students on the entrance fees.... More 

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