Museum of National History and Archeology, Constanta

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Museum of National History and Archeology houses an impressive historical and cultural heritage dating from the Paleolithic era to contemporary times, including a rare 2nd-century sculpture of Glycon, an ancient Macedonian snake god. The massive building, erected in 1921, is itself an example of Brâncovenesc architectural style, which combines Venetian and Ottoman influences. Exhibits are arranged chronologically. On the ground floor, see the collections of gold jewelry, silver vessels, gems, cameos, ancient coins, sculptures, and vases. The rooms on the upper floors showcase icons, maps, photographs, telegrams, and personal belongings of some notable people of the early 20th century. The complex is also home to the Roman Edifice of Mosaic. Plan your Museum of National History and Archeology visit and explore what else you can see and do in Constanta using our Constanta trip builder .
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  • Features a fascinating range of periods starting with the earliest humans in the area up to and including a complete exhibition of the area under communism.  more »
  • Located in a building that once must have been magnificent, but is now sadly neglected, there are some amazing exhibits here documenting Constanta’s ancient heritage, Greek, Roman and even earlier - t...  more »
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  • The information in the museum is provided in Romanian, English, French and some in German. It's quite nice to visit and find out more about the local ancestry. It is wheelchair accessible.
  • Good place to find out about the local history!
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