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Museum of Vrancea

Museum code6981500
NameMuseum of Vrancea
CountyVrancea
LocalityFOCŞANI
AddressB-dul Gării nr. 5
Postal code620012
Telephone0237.222.890; 0237/623.897
Fax0237.222.890
E-MAIL addressmuzeulvrancei@yahoo.com
Time table9:00 - 17:00
DirectorHoria Dumitrescu
Collection(s)Vrancea museum complex comprises history, archaeology, ethnography, and natural sciences departments; the Mărăşeşti, Mărăşti, and Soveja mausoleums, as well as the memorial houses of personalities, such as: Ion Roată (commune of Câmpuri) and Alexandru Vlahuţă (commune of Dumbrăviţa). The Vrancea Museum holds rich archaeological, ethnographic and natural sciences collections, on display in permanent exhibitions or in the 72 sites of the Ethnography Department. A rich stock of testimonies evidencing the existence and evolution of the human communities on the territory of Vrancea county has emerged from thorough archaeological excavations that uncovered tools, pottery, ornaments, hoards, testimonies to the beliefs and customs of human collectivities from the Neolithic, Bronze Age, Geto-Dacian Period and the Middle Ages. The museum holds also objects and documents bearing the seal of events that took place during the 19th century (the Revolution of 1848, Union of the Principalities, the War of Independence), and of some personalities of Vrancea social, cultural and political life (the writer and diplomat Duiliu Zamfirescu, jurist Gh. Apostoleanu, architect Ion Mincu, geographer S. Mehedinţi, the founder of Focşani theatre - Major Gh. Pastia, the writer Al. Vlahuţă, the peasant Ion Roată). The ethnographic testimonies counting over 6,000 (tools, pottery, costumes, household fabrics) complete the archaeological and historical evidence, offering an outlook upon life in these territories. One can remark mainly the costume collection, especially the and Romanian peasant homespun shirt and skirts, some of which of unique materials (metal thread and woolwork), as well as the round cheese dye collection specific of Vrancea ethnographic area. The natural sciences heritage (over 50,000 specimens) includes insects, birds, mollusks, mammals and plants collections. The exhibits include unique items of scientific and documentary value such as the entomologic collection, Panorpides family. The museum owns goods listed in the National Cultural Heritage Treasure.
Historic Monument building Historic Monument building VN-II-m-B-06455
CategoryMuzeu judeţean
General profileHistory
Main profileHistory
WEB addresshttp://muzeulvrancei.ro/
PublicationsStudii şi Comunicări
Contact personMaria Nica
Positionsecretară
Founded1931
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Id Name County Locality Commune Address Profile Afișare pe hartă
665 "Alexandru Vlahuţă" Memorial Museum Vrancea DRAGOSLOVENI DUMBRĂVENI Memorials Map it
666 "Moş Ion Roată" Memorial House Vrancea CÂMPURI CÂMPURI Memorials Map it
1542 "Prince John (Ioan Vodă)" Memorial Exhibition Vrancea JILIŞTE SLOBOZIA CIORĂŞTI Ethnography and Local History Map it
668 Mărăşeşti Mausoleum Vrancea MĂRĂŞEŞTI MĂRĂŞEŞTI Şos. Naţională, km 223 Military History Map it
669 Mărăşti Mausoleum Vrancea MĂRĂŞTI RĂCOASA Military History Map it
1714 Museum of Unification Vrancea FOCŞANI Str. Cuza Vodă nr. 21 History Map it
670 Museum of Vrancea. Natural Sciences Department Vrancea FOCŞANI Str. Cuza Vodă nr. 35 Natural Sciences Map it
681 Museum of Vrancea. "Crângul Petreşti" Folk Architecture and Techniques Department Vrancea PETREŞTI VÂNĂTORI Crângul Petreşti Ethnography Map it
667 Museum of Vrancea. History and Archaeology Department Vrancea FOCŞANI B-dul Gării nr. 1 Archaeology Map it
671 Soveja Mausoleum and Museum Vrancea DRAGOSLOVENI SOVEJA Military History Map it
672 Town Museum Vrancea ADJUD Str. 1 Mai Ethnography and Local History Map it
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