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Franz Binder World Ethnographic Museum

Piata Mica no.11, Sibiu 550182, Romania
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Day Trip to Sibiu and Fagaras Fortress from Bucharest
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Piata Mica no.11, Sibiu 550182, Romania
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Very nice building , art deco style , the guide gave us a private tour , learned a lot of Franz Binder , but was only in German language , for me no problem , just visit it , entrance is ridiculous low

Thank yeske00
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Since we spent 3 nights in Sibiu, we made it our mission to stop here and were we glad we did!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The presentation in cases of Egyptian and African artifacts were right up our alley! There were also art works downstairs. The collection in total...More

Thank morewierd
Eliza P, Curator at Franz Binder World Ethnographic Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you very much for your visit & review.

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Not at all what I expected. Apparently most of the exhibition is being renovated or in exhange. A friendly man from the staff approached me after I entered the building and gave me a mini tour (in german) of the small exhibition that was avaible...More

Thank Matylda B
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Like several museums we visited in Sibiu it was hard to get any up to date accurate information about it. Certainly some we did get inside were very unwelcoming and the staff had a poor idea of customer service. After getting inside the front door...More

Thank Travellingoldie2013
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I stayed in Sibiu for two months and I tried to visit this museum twice.Every time there were only some children aimed exhibition,nothing like ethnographic museum.According to an employee,nobody knows when the museum will recover its initial destination.

Thank zuv
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Neither ethnographic museum had anything of substance apart from a Chinese Exhibition. Everything had been locked away! As an anthropologist I don't travel 2 and a half hours for everything to be put away out of sight!

Thank SueJennings
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I have discovered this museum by accident one morning and I was delighted. I does seem like a private collection build up by an old bourgeois, but I think that is the charm. It's not a very big museum, but if you have to spare...More

Thank Adelina A
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The permanent collection was not open when I went so we only saw a collection of Indonesian art. Was quite ok but very small. It only cost us 50cents for 2 persons. The raiting is actually for the people working there. I really liked their...More

Thank Gabriela S
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The only Egyptian mummy Romania owns is resting in this museum !! Also, when visited the museum was also displaying a very nice Indonesian temporary exhibition.

Thank Florin1027
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

Poorly explained. Random examples of cultures from around the world: African, Egyptian, Japanese. The sort of thing that might have impressed people from an insular nation back before the internet, before TV. But today?

Thank Mark16
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