County Museum of Mineralogy "Victor Gorduza" Baia Mare

General profile:
Main profile:
Natural Sciences - Mineralogy
Collection(s):

The collection of minerals began in 1968, and in 1976 emerged the department of natural sciences - mineralogy, as part of the Maramureş County Museum. In 1989 the permanent exhibition opened in the new location of 8, Traian Avenue. The Maramureş Museum of Mineralogy was established in 1992 as a distict institution. The museum building is a contemporary one, dating from 1986 and holds about 16,000 samples of non-ferrous metals ores in the Oaş-Gutâi-Ţibleş Mountains area. About 980 pieces are on display. The permanent exhibition runs as follows: the scientific side on the ground floor, comprising three departments (petrography, mineralogy, and ores), while on the... upper floor there are the rarest and most special samples known under the name of mine flowers.


County:
Maramureş
Locality:
Baia Mare
Address:
Bulevardul Traian nr. 8
Postal code:
430211
Access:
DN1C Satu Mare - Baia Mare, DN 18 Sighetul Marmaţiei - Baia Mare , DJ 182 Tg. Lăpuş - Baia Mare
Time table:
Tuesday - Sunday: 9:00 - 17:00;
Monday: closed
Phone :
0262.227.517; 0362.804.124
Fax:
0262.227.517
Administrative subordination:
Maramureş County Council
Importance:
County
Founded:
1989
Museum code:
7050400
Director:
Ioan Denuţ
Contact person:
Elisabeta Fodor
Position:
Şef secţie
Accreditation:
O.M.P.C.N. nr.2243/03.05.2012;
O.M.C. nr. 2899/14.04.2021 Reacreditare
Classified :