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"Aurel Vlaicu" Memorial Museum

SubordinationMuseum of Dacian and Roman Civilisation
Museum code7142100
Name"Aurel Vlaicu" Memorial Museum
CountyHunedoara
LocalityGEOAGIU
Addresslocalitate subordonată AUREL VLAICU, str. Aurel Vlaicu nr. 177
Postal code335400
Telephone0727 516 884 ; 0729 867 626
E-MAIL addressmuzeucdr.deva@gmail.com
AccessDN7 Alba Iulia - Deva, then local road.
Time table9:00 - 17:00 (winter); 10:00 - 18:00 (summer); Monday: closed
DirectorLiliana Ţolaş
Collection(s)Aurel Vlaicu, Romanian and world aviation pioneer (1882 - 1913) was born in the former commune Binţinţi, later named Aurel Vlaicu, today part of Geoagiu town. Memorial "Aurel Vlaicu" includes Memorial House, opened in 1952, the house in which the illustrious engineer, aviator and inventor Aurel Vlaicu and his family lived, Memorial Museum, located in a nearby new building, built in 1982, at the 100th anniversary of the tragic death of Aurel Vlaicu, and bust - monument, located between the two buildings, opened in 1933, work of sculptor Dumitriu Bârlad. The memorial house, historic monument, was maintained by followers of Aurel Vlaicu, keeping mostly its original appearance. The backyard shed and barn from the time of Aurel Vlaicu are still preserved. The house presents objects that belonged to the family of Vlaicu, showing also a steam boiler built by Aurel Vlaicu, and design drawings related to personal invention. Memorial Museum houses a collection of objects pertaining to aviator and inventor of Aurel Vlaicu: models of aircraft built by Vlaicu, equipment and tools used for this, helmet and flight suit worn on the last flight and pieces of the plane that crashed on September 13, 1913 near Campina, in an attempt to cross the Carpathians with a plane made entirely of metal, machine "Vlaicu III". The collection also includes other inventions of Vlaicu, letters, journals, awards and documents of international recognition.
Historic Monument building Historic Monument building HD-IV-m-B-03488 (casa memorială) ; HD-III-m-B-03479 (bust)
CategoryMuzeu judeţean
General profileMemorials
Main profileMemorials
WEB addresshttp://www.aurelvlaicu.mcdr.ro/; http://www.mcdr.ro
Contact personAngela Popescu, Mariana Bota
Positiongestionar-custode
Founded1952; 1982
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