Museum of Hunting

Is is part of the Brukenthal National Museum.
The Museum of Hunting is named after one of the important personalities of the city of Sibiu in the late 19th and the early 20th centuries: Colonel August von Spiess, the Keeper of the Royal Hunting under the King Ferdinand I of Romania.

The Museum opened as the first of its profile on the national level, in the year 1966, being accommodated in the Von Spiess residence, donated on this porpoise by the Colonel’s daughters.

The collection comprises about 1600 items.

The permanent exhibition of the Museum adjoins the following units: Arms and Hunting Tools, Small and Medium Sized Trophies, the “August von Spiess” Memorial Room, Large Sized Trophies and African Trophies.

The Museum courtyard in the back of the building was arranged to serve as a relaxation open space for the visitors and a proper environment for ecological education of children as it hosts many species of plants, a dog, fishes and a tortoise.


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