museum's visiting programs is from 9,00 to 16,00, Saturday
from 9,00-14,00 and Sunday from 9,00 to 13,00. On Monday,
all the expositions are closed.
The founder of Mures County
Museum was Aurel Filimon. At the 1st of May 1021, The Town
Hall from Tirgu Mures nominated him as the keeper of the Museum.
The Museum from that time consisted in an archeology collection
- made in 1882 by Ferenc Kovacs - a priest who, together with
Farkas Deak made some diggings in Cristesti. In those times
it was well-known a collectioner of archeological findings
named Domokos Teleki, from Gornesti. In Apold was operating
in those times, a Museum realized after the model of Brukenthal
Museum from Sibiu, including a collection of furniture, ceramics
and documents. We have to mention also, the Pinacoteca (Art
Gallery) from the Palace of Culture, which was made in 1913.
In 1921, the Museum from Tirgu
Mures was holding an archeology collection and a ethno-popular
art collection, constituted by Aurel Filimon. These collections
composed the first permanent exhibitions of the museum. It
was opened for the public in 1934 in the Palace of Culture.
In present, the County Museum includes the following divisions:
(Archeology-History, Arts, Nature Sciences, Ethnography and
In the County's main localities,
there are also some other museums like the History Museum
from Sighisoara; The Ethnographic Museum from Reghin, The
History Museum from Tirnaveni. Beside these, you can find
in our county some memorial houses, church-museums and private
The museum collections are constituted
from values of national cultural patrimony. The number of
the museum objects increases every year, through donations,
purchasing and collections. The staff of the museums consists
in well trained personnel: scientific researcher, museologists,
The Museum's patrimony is made
in evidence through permanent, temporary or itinerary exhibitions,
through congresses and national communication sessions as
well as through articles and studies published in "Marisia"
Year -Book. The Year-Book includes three fascicles: archeology-history,
Etnography-Popular Art and Nature Sciences.