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European Researchers' Night, 2019 edition

Press release


Buzău County Museum, a culture and research institution operating under the authority of Buzău County Council, based in Buzău, Aleea chestnut, no. 1, Buzău County announces the organization of a series of cultural-educational and scientific events within the International Program European Researchers' Night, the 2019 edition.

This year's edition has as main partner the National Archives of Romania, Buzău County Service. European researchers' night it is an international event with great impact both among research institutions and among the general public. The aim of the program, organized under the coordination of the European Commission, is to show the public what it means to be a researcher. Among the surprises prepared for the public this year are Cyrillic writing workshops, presentations of recent archaeological discoveries in a way accessible to the general public, temporary tattoo workshop and much more.

During the implementation of the program, visits to archeology and history exhibitions are allowed free of charge.

The activities will take place at the headquarters of the Buzău County Museum, Aleea chestnut, no. 1, mun. Buzău, jud. Buzău, Friday, September 27, 2019, between 19.00 - 22.00.

Buzau County Museum
Dr. Daniel Costache

Buzau County Museum

Buzau County Museum is the main museum institution in Buzau County. Its foundations were laid by Basil Iorgulescu and the development of the collections led to several stages of expansion. The current headquarters is the third. From 1977 until now it is housed in the building of the former Girls' School. The building, built between 1931 and 1937, is included in the list of historical monuments, being one of the most imposing buildings in the city.

The permanent exhibitions were opened here in 1980-1981, being subsequently modified and updated in 1986, 1990, 1999-2001, 2004, 2015-2017. The newest project was implemented after the complete restoration of the building (carried out in the period 2010-2015, based on the financing of 36,906,590 lei / 8,201,464 Euros offered through the Regional Operational Program 2007-2013).

In the 1980s and 1990s, the museum's collections became substantially richer as a result of archaeological research, acquisitions, and donations. In addition to the consistent collections of history and archeology, the museum's fund has grown steadily, enriching itself with valuable goods ethnographical, artist, numismatics and in the field of mineralogy and al natural sciences.

Under the auspices of the institution, a series of books were published ("Mousaios Library"), 2 annual scientific bulletins ("Mousaios" and "Annals of the Buzău”), Catalogs and monographs, fruit of the scientific research activity carried out within the museum institution.

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