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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...more
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Strada Alexandru Lapusneanu 14, Iasi 700057, Romania
This house first intrigued me by the quirky modern art sculptures in the garden. The house is classically attractive from the outside, but the upstairs interior made me think I could have lived here. However, there is no showing of bathrooms, except for a curtained...More
Fans of (Romanian) history will find a lot of interest in the Union Museum, mostly centered around the figure of the first ruler of unified Romania, 1859 to 1867 and of his wife. There are a lot of interesting artifacts, and a lot can be...More
The location displayed by Tripadvisor is totally wrong. The Union Museum is situated on Lăpușneanu street. The building's architecture is very interesting - inside you can feel the richness and outside you can admire some statues at the top of the walls. I think the...More
The profile photo of this location on TripAdvisor is wrong (showing the Palace of Culture) but the actual building is well worth a visit. There are links to the Royal family of Romania and interesting photos relating to the history of the city of Iași....More
First the bad bit - we tried to purchase an audio guide from a machine. The idea was that you got a code that you typed into a phone etc but it didn't work. Thought it might have been a problem with a UK phone...More
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....More
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...More