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Address: Piata Unirii 30, Cluj-Napoca 400098, Romania
Phone Number: +40 264 596 952

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Emblematic but needs renovation

Nice late barocco building, It used to be the residence of the Austrian governor of Transylvania. Because of unsolved heritage disputed cannot be renovated but it should... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 August 2016
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I spend a couple of hours here, visiting both temporary and permanent exhibition, very interesting and worth seeing. However, the building is old and has some years since it last been refurbished and looks kind of creepy. No audio guide available, the only help you can get is the Izitravel app, which tells few things about the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Beautiful building, and the painting collection is impressive! Sometimes the paintings look like 3D full-hd screens with beautiful landscapes on it. You can see almost every leave on every tree, tiny flowers, etc. Museum is located in the city center of Cluj Napoca, just take a walk, it is worth it! I've been there with my 7yo daugher - she... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Nice late barocco building, It used to be the residence of the Austrian governor of Transylvania. Because of unsolved heritage disputed cannot be renovated but it should be. Collection representative for Romanian art, temporary exhibitions; Sometimes events organized in the room Entry fee very cheap.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

A very old palace in baroque architecture, build in 1775.You can visit and see nice pictures for great masters of Transilvania

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

The Palace must have been an amazing structure built for exhibitions & events. There is a huge art collection, in need of care re lighting & contemporary curating. Obviously no resources available- yet. No English, German or Spanish subtitles or broch available. Unpleasant guards, talking amongst themselves, looking guests up & down, running to turn the lights on one room... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Beautiful building, amazing collection of paintings. When you walk from room to room, you feel as you are in another time - creaky old wooden floors, beautiful big windows... Magical!

Thank lelujam
Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

I have been to my fair share of galleries, but this one was just awful. Their collect is pretty small and uninspiring (but it was interesting to see the Contemporary Romanian Art section) however, I can not in good faith recommend this place. Because the guards were simply awful. Totally ruined the experience. When we arrived, my companion bought the... More 

Thank Esthersnippe
Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I visited this Museum on many events that took place here and is quit a nice place for cultural events. There are some interesting artistry exhibits. You'll find some great pieces of art of famous artists.

Thank Mina V
Brasov, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

the Museum of Art of Cluj is in the Banffy Palace which was built in 1774-1775 by the Duke of Banffy of Hungary which was the governor of Transsylvania;I suppose it is the most important art gallery in Romania after the National Museum of Art in Bucharest;it has a permanent exhibition of valuable paintings of Romanian masters such as Theodor... More 

Thank Ulysses336
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

It is a great museum to visit and during the year you can see a lot of interesting exhibitions. The palace is an amazing work of art.

Thank Sofia V

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