Iosif Vulcan Museum  



For literature enthusiasts, the memorial house of Iosif Vulcan is a must-see tourist attraction in #Oradea!

The "Iosif Vulcan" Memorial Museum operates in the building that housed, between 1896 and 1906, the home of Iosif Vulcan and the editorial office of the "Familia" magazine. Here visitors can appreciate a collection of original and reproductive documents, issues from the five series of the "Familia" magazine, founded by the author in 1865, as well as furniture, art objects and paintings belonging to him.


A tourist attraction for bibliophiles


Here you will discover the collection of volumes from the author's work (history, poetry, theatre: My Lira, The Romanian Pantheon, The Wounds of the Nation, The Gargoyles of Love (manuscript), The Sun with Rain, Bride for the Bride), literary and historical magazine collection: "Familia", series I, II, III, IV, V, "Luceafărul", The magazine of Royal Foundations, "Paper for heart, mind and literature", "The Three Rivers", as well as documents containing several school papers belonging to Iosif Vulcan, Mihai Eminescu's debut at Familia magazine, some texts related to the admission of the scholar in the Romanian Academy, a manuscript hymn dedicated by George Enescu to the founder of the Transylvanian magazine, manuscripts such as a holographic poem signed by Mihai Eminescu, or texts signed by Vasile Alecsandri and George Coşbuc .


The title page reproduction of "Dimitrie Cichindeal. Reception speech" by Iosif Vulcan can also be found here, as well as reproductions after the correspondence between Dimitrie Sturza and the Transylvanian publicist. 


Adults: 5 lei / person;
Children, pupils, students, retirees: 2 lei/person;
Free access: children <4 years old, children from social assistance homes, certified travel guides, war veterans, disabled persons, current workers, and retirees from the national music network.
Monday - Closed;
Tuesday -  Sunday: 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.;

Last entrance: 30 min. before closing time.



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