Mureş County Museum. Natural Sciences Department

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General profile:
Main profile:
Natural Sciences - Botanics, Zoology; Geology
Collection(s):

Aurel Filimon's collection laid the foundation of the natural sciences department of the museum in Târgu Mureş, opened in 1934. In 1939, the Octavian Goga Museum of Natural History was established on the basis of this collection. A large part of the collection was destroyed in 1944. A monument of architecture dating from the 19th century, the building was built for housing the Industrial Museum. The exhibits include collections of mineralogy; petrography; palaeontology; botany (herbs from 1872), anthropology, geology, zoology (the Carpathian stag trophy - the second most valuable in the world), malacology (local and exotic pieces), entomology (exotic butterflies - Weber W, local bu...tterflies - V. Vicol, E. Halabori); ornithology; zoology; osteology.


County:
Mureş
Locality:
Târgu Mureş
Address:
Strada Horea nr. 24
Postal code:
540036
Access:
Cluj - Târgu Mureş - Topliţa national road;
Războieni railway station;
Târgu Mureş - Braşov national road
Time table:
Tuesday - Friday: 9:00 - 16:00;
Saturday: 9:00 - 14:00;
Sunday: 9:00 - 13:00;
Monday: closed
Phone :
0365.430390
Fax:
0251.236.987
Administrative subordination:
Mureş County Council
Importance:
County
Founded:
1988
Historic Monument Building: Clădire monument istoric
MS-II-m-A-15510
Museum code:
6954503
Director:
Koppány Bulcsú ÖTVÖS
Contact person:
Daniela Botoş
Position:
Şef secţie
Publications:
Marisia, Studia scientiorum naturae 1983.
Accreditation:
O.M.C.I.N. nr. 2699/10.07.2019 Acreditare
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