Night of Museums is an international event where museums open their doors late into the evening and allow visitors to access their exhibitions and other special events for free. Full details about the event in Bucharest are available here, but here are a few highlights that kids might enjoy. Entry is FREE on this night only!


Ferma Animalelor
The Farm in Pantelmon offers hand-on experiences with many farm animals including sheep, goats and Shetland ponies.
Open:  19.00 – 23.30
Address: Strada Sfântul Gheorghe 20, Pantelimon


Antipa Museum of Natural History
The Natural History Museum is always popular with kids offering many dioramas of animal species found in Romania and the rest of the world, as well as impressive skeleton reconstructions.  As well as the usual exhibitions there is a special program of events including painting and drawing workshops (target group 7-11yo).  From 10pm (weather permitting)  museum specialists will present a collection of nocturnal insects using special light sources, and explore the Museum Garden using using ultrasound detector to look for bats.
Open: 18.00 – 01.00
Address: Kisaleff


Orășelul Cunoașterii
The Hand’s-on Science Museum will please anyone from age 2-99!
Open: 20.00 – 02.00
Address:  str. Pajurei, nr. 3A, sector 1, București

Casa Experimentelor
The Romanian Science Centre offers hand-on science experiences and this evening will have demonstrations of the Tesla coil demonstration and Van de Graaff generator .
Open:  20.00 – 02.00
Address: Calea Vitan nr 242 – Intrarea prin Splaiul Unirii, sector 3, București


Romanian National Aviation Museum
There is a display of old arcraft in two hangers and an outdoor exhibition area. Early aircraft pioneers in Romania in the first hanger and 60-07’s aircraft in the second hanger.
Open: 16.00 – 22.00
Address: Str. Glucose Factory nr. 2-4, Sector 2, Bucharest