George Enescu Museum Tours

The George Enescu Museum in Bucharest is a memorial to Romania’s most important musician. Enescu was a composer, violinist, pianist and conductor who passed away in 1955. After his death, the museum was established in the Cantacuzino Palace, widely considered one of the most beautiful buildings in Bucharest. Designed in a French academic style with art nouveau elements, the palace features a remarkable glass awning above the entrance and an interior adorned with murals and sculptures.

The permanent collection of the museum includes three rooms of the palace and is devoted to the life of Enescu, as well as the history of Romanian music. Displays include photographs, manuscripts, medals, drawings, musical instruments, furniture and personal items, as well as a casting of Enescu’s hands and his mortuary mask. The museum also has two other branches: the George Enescu Memorial House in Sinaia and the Dumitru and Alice Rosetti-Tescanu George Enescu section in Bacau.

Practical Info

The George Enescu Museum is located in the center of Bucharest, a few blocks south of the Piata Victoriei. It is accessible from the Piata Victoriei Metro station. Guided tours are available in Romanian, English or French, but must be booked at least 24 hours in advance. The museum also hosts concerts, with ticket prices ranging from six to ten Romanian lei. Photography permits for the museum cost 30 lei.
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Address: Calea Victoriei 141, Bucharest, Romania
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Hours: Open Tues-Sun 10am-5pm; last admission at 4:30pm
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Admission: 6 lei; Free on the 26th of each month
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Private Classic Bucharest Day Trip

Get a comprehensive tour of Budapest and enjoy the ability to travel at your own pace on this private full-day tour. Spend the day in the company of a dedicated guide, who will show you all the landmarks or can tailor the itinerary to your private group's interests. Listen to guided commentary on the Romanian capital's history, culture, architecture, and folklore as you travel; you'll learn much more than you would simply exploring on your own.
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