Peleş National Museum

General profile:
Main profile:
Art
Collection(s):

Peleş Castle was a summer royal residence, built at the end of the 19th century. Prince Charles of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen began to build the castle in 1873, after the designs of the architect Wilhelm Doderer, of the German architecture school. The official inauguration took place in October 1883, but subsequently the castle was transformed and extended, between 1883 and 1914, under the guidance of the architect Karel Liman, who ended the German neo-Renaissance works. European paintings; decorative art (faience and porcelain from the 18th century, French glassware, English and Russian silverware from the 18th - 9th centuries); European and Oriental weapons from the 15th - 19th centur...ies (about 4,000 pieces), stained-glass windows, Oriental carpets, tapestry work, orders and medals. The museum owns goods listed in the National Cultural Heritage Treasure.


County:
Prahova
Locality:
Sinaia
Address:
Strada Peleşului nr. 2
Postal code:
106100
Access:
Sinaia is located on the Upper Prahova Valley, 122 km from Bucharest, 49 km from Braşov.
Time table:
Peleş Castle:
Tuesday- Sunday: 9:15 - 17:15; Wednesday: 10:00-17:15; Monday: closed (summer);
Wednesday: 11:15 - 16:15, Thursday - Sunday: 9:15 - 16:15; Monday, Tuesday: closed (winter)
Pelişor Castle:
Wednesday-Sunday: 9:15 - 16:15; Monday, Tuesday: closed (summer);
Wednesday: 11:15 - 16:15, Thursday - Sunday: 9:15 - 16:15; Monday, Tuesday: closed (winter)
Phone :
0244.310.918; 0244.311.496 0244.312.184
Fax:
0244.312.416
Administrative subordination:
Ministry of Culture
Importance:
National
Founded:
1953
Historic Monument Building: Clădire monument istoric
PH-II-m-A-16696.01 ; PH-II-m-A-16696.02
Museum code:
6961500
Director:
Narcis Dorin Ion
Contact person:
Mircea Hortopan (dir. adj.), Daniela Voitescu (şef serviciu relaţii publice)
Accreditation:
O.M.C.C. Nr. 2078/29.02.2008;
Reacreditare OMC nr.2732/12.12.2013
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