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The History Museum

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Address: Piata Muzeului 1, Sighisoara 545400, Romania

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The view at the top is the reward

Spread over several floors ascending fairly tight stairs in places. The museum is a welcome break on each level. The exhibits are nice to look at however hardly any of the... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
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Sacramento, California, United States
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the museum that is in the clock tower that you view going to the top of the tower. Lots of history inside, really enjoyed.

Thank Margie C
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1,275 reviews
993 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 475 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Spread over several floors ascending fairly tight stairs in places. The museum is a welcome break on each level. The exhibits are nice to look at however hardly any of the information is in english (accept for the do not touch signs) but you get the gist. The reward is the views at the top, absolutely awesome. In our opinion... More 

Thank JnVSydney
Southport, United Kingdom
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571 reviews
543 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Although you have to come here to go to the clock tower, I'd skip it and just go to the top floor. The view is great but the exhibitions are all in Romanian and only of minor interest anyway.

Thank PsychoSavager
Istanbul, Turkey
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138 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

First place I visited in Sighisoara to get a feel for the town & its history. Located in the Entrance Gate Tower its compact and spread over each level going up. Lots of uphill slog trampling up stairways but worth it. Nice old mechanical clock to see and history of the town. View from the top of the clock tower... More 

Thank Colin G
Bucharest, Romania
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

To enjoy the visit, you really have to give it some time, study the exhibits and read the info. You will definitely find new ad interesting things. However, the museum did not change for quite a while and would need a refreshment, a more actual approach. But the view from the tower is really nice!

Thank RoxanaFarca
South Bend, United States
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39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The museum is located in one of the towers of this walled town. There are lots of steps, but if you can climb them, you will find interesting exhibits and a great view.

Thank Lucy E
Salt Lake City, Utah
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40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I wish there was more to this museum because of its uniqueness. the views of the inner workings of the clock were very interesting, and the views from the top of the tower were superb

Thank bbschellenberg
Bucharest, Romania
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1,246 reviews
1,003 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 572 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The History Museum is located in the beautiful Clock Tower and if you want to climb it, you have to visit this museum. Unfortunately, taking photos is not allowed inside unless you pay a quite expensive tax for what you can really see inside. The best thing about this museum is the beautiful view from the top, thing which should... More 

Thank menq
Istanbul, Turkey
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100 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is not a real museum. The clock tower has 3-4 floors of show rooms. Very very poor. They want extra charge for taking pictures. Incredible. ......

Thank Ahmet A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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359 reviews
174 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Bear in mind that almost all the information boards are in romanian and there is no much to see in this museum. However, you have to walk trough it to reach the top of the clock tower where you can have a beautiful view of the town.

Thank Andrea_Detto

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