Cotroceni Museum - Museums in Bucharest - Culture

Cotroceni Museum

Royal palace with impressive architecture

Cotroceni is the only official residence in Romania that has been used for over 4 centuries. By the law issued in June 1990, on December 27th, 1991 the old wing of the ensemble was opened to the public as Cotroceni National Museum, envisioned as an insight into past ages.Starting from 2001, with the law 47/1994, modified in 2001, Cotroceni National Museum is subordinated to the Presidential Administration.dr. Mihail Ipate


Visits to the Cotroceni National Museum are only available in groups (max 15 people per tour) with a guided tour in Romanian, English, French or Italian languages.

Opening Hours:  Tuesday to Sunday

Museum: 09:30 - 17:30

Temporary exhibitions: 09:30 - 17:00


Foreign visitors: 27 lei/ticket (12 lei museum access and 15 lei foreign language tour)

Foreign pupils and students: 21 lei/ticket (6 lei museum access and 15 lei foreign language tour)

Free of charge: - children under seven; war veterans; people with disabilities

Temporary exhibitions: 5 - 10 lei/ticket (depending on the exhibition)

Temporary exhibitions can be visited without appointment

Booking visits:

Via phone:  021.317.31.07 (Monday to Friday 9.30 - 4.30 pm)

E-mail: [email protected] (at least one day prior, Monday - Thursday, 09:30 - 16:00,Friday 09:30 -13:00)

With no booking, depending on availability

Address: 1 Geniului Blvd., Bucharest
+4 021 317 31 07


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