The Târgoveţ House Museum from the 17th-19th century introduces you to the the atmosphere of this period. The museum is hosted by the house "gem of our ancient art" (Nicolae Simache), built around 1785 by a local craftsmen for a merchant.
The Urban House from the 18th – 19th century Museum, department of the Prahova County Museum of History and Archaeology, resides in the oldest house in Ploiești, a monument of Romanian architecture. Built in 1785 by the rich trader Hagi Prodan, noticed by Nicolae Iorga, the house becomes after World War One the Museum of Prahova and from 1953, through the effort of professor Nicolae Simache , the Hagi Prodan Museum. Nowadays, the colourful exterior stucco decorations, the elegance of the interior stucco decorations, the refinement of the sculpted ceilings completes and highlights the exceptional artistic value of the museums heritage – the palmer icon, portraits, furniture with inlays, brass dishes – displayed in a permanent exhibition that re-enacts the atmosphere and the ambience of the everyday life of the palmer’s family.
Address: Ploieşti, Str. Democraţiei, no. 2, Prahova (is here)
Phone number: 0244.529.439
Facebook: Muzeul Casă de Târgoveț
Visiting hours: Tuesday - Sunday 9:00-17:00
adults 8 Lei
pensioners - 4 lei
children, students - 2lei
guide - 5 lei / hour - requesting individual visitors, free - for a minimum of 10 visitors