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Profile: Architectural ensemble, lapidarium, history, monumental art.
The Royal Court represents the best kept medieval auditorium ensemble from the romanian teritory and has functioned with intermission for more than three centuries (1396-1714) as a residence and a royal throne.
The main monuments:The Great Royal Church, Chindia Tower, The Royal Palace, St. Friday Church and Balasa House.


The Museum of History

Functions in the former building of the court house, an architecural monument raised in 1902. The museum includes collections of archaeological and historical pieces which reflects the evolution of the county and town of Targoviste's teritory starting from prehistory to the modern age. Besides the basic exhibition, the museum yearly organizes temporary exhibitions in the spaces from the ground floor, as well as conferences, symposia and spectacles.

The Museum of Printing and Old Romanian Book
Profile: printing and old book history

Functions in the building of the Stolnic Constantin Cantacuzino's family, raised in the second half of the 17th century. Targoviste represented for the romanian culture the first typographical center, with large spreading in the country and outside it. The museum presents in its exhibition, religious and laical type books, documents and manuscripts, the first journals in romanian language and instrumentation typical to the printing machines.

The "Gheorghe Petrascu" House-Atelier
Profile: memorial

In the private residence where he spend a major part of his life (1922-1942) was restructured in 1972 the studio of one of the great artist of the paint brush, Gheorghe Petrascu (1872-1949). The atmosphere revived by the personal objects, old furniture, painting works, engraving works and drawings belonging to the artist. Among the paintings we can distinguish "Marine in Venice", "The pot with zinnias", "Atelier in Targoviste", etc.

The Museum of Dambovita's Writers
Profile: literary history

A series of romanian writers and poets were directly connected with the city - the capital of the Romanian Country. Maybe representatives of the Vacarescu family, maybe Vasile Carlova, Grigore Alexandrescu, Ion Heliade Radulescu, Ion Ghica, I.C. Vissarion so on, they illustrate in a distinct museum the creed of the premodern generations, of the 1848 revolution. A great diversity of objects, documents, books, pictures assure us of the horizon and work of these creators.

"Stelea" Galleries
Profile: art exhibitions (painting, sculpture).

"Stelea" Galleries are located in the building of the former Museum of the town Targoviste raised by the architect Nicolae Ghika - Budesti and inaugurated in 1938 by Nicolae Iorga, space which became an Archaeology museum through rearrangement until 1986. From the original collection, inaugurated in January 1944, the Lapidarium collection installed in the peristyle has preserved. Presently, the space is especially arranged for temporary exhibitions.

The "Vasile Blendea" Museum
Profile: memorial art

Organized in the "Angela Georgescu" House, a residence characteristic to the 18th century architecture of Targoviste, built on cellars from the 18th century, renewed in the period 1997 - 2001, the collection Vasile and Emilia Blendea is constituted by works of plastic art (drawings, manuscripts, family pictures) and was the beneficiary of an important donation made to our institution by the painter Constantin Blendea, nephew and spiritual son of the master. In his work, the artist evokes Targoviste with its historical and cultural traditions, houses, people and places, representing an authentic fresco of the Targoviste atmosphere.

The Museal Collection of Pucioasa
Profile: ethnography.

Organized in the Dobrescu House (a historical monument from the 18th century), the collection presents ethnographical pieces related to the traditional practices specific to the Pucioasa, Moroieni, Pietrosita, Runcu, Raul-Alb and Valeni Dambovita area. The wooden items (house pillars, bottom drawers, puppeteers), textiles (carpets, towels, costumes), give a distinct artistic tone, characterizing the ethnographical particularity of northern Dambovita.

The village museum of Pietrosita
Profile: ethnography and history.

Initiated by the teacher D. Ulieru, the collection which reunites ethnography and history pieces is accomodated in an architectural monument, "The Serban Popescu House", built in 1870. We have to notice the carpets made in Pietrosita, a valuable specialized center.

The "I. L. Caragiale" permanent exhibition
Profile: memorial - literature.

The exhibition reunites a memorial collection - furniture, pictures, books, ornamental art - related to the life and activity of the illustrious dramatist I. L. Caragiale, borned in this village (Haimanale - Margineni, presently named I. L. Caragiale).

The museum of the town Moreni
Profile: mixed

The museum of the town Moreni presents a theme gathering objects and pieces illustrating the history of the town Moreni - the modern and contemporaneous age and the interference with the civilization and western culture elements. The museum also brings to the public attention an important exhibition of ethnography.

The "Gabriel Popescu" House-Atelier
Profile: plastic art

The memorial collection - furniture, personal objects, photographs, painting works of the artist Gabriel Popescu (1866-1937) are presented in the house built by his plans. His work as a great engraver proves local influence sources, outlined with handicraft and talent.

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Museums of Targoviste: [ The "Royal Court" of Targoviste | The museum of history | "Stelea" Galleries | The museum of dambovita's writers |
The museum of printing and old romanian book | The "Gheorhge Petrascu" house-atelier | The "Vasile Blendea" museum ]
Museums of Dambovita: [ The museum of etnography from Pucioasa | The Village museum from Pietrosita | The memorial house "I.L. Caragiale |
Museum of Moreni | The "Gabriel Popescu" atelier-house from Vulcana Pandele ]