A.C. Evangelic Church Museum of Romania
Inaugurated in 2007, within “Friedrich Teutsch” Culture and Dialogue Centre, the A.C. Evangelic Church Museum of Romania presents a panorama of the Augustan Confession (Lutheran) Evangelic Church history in Romania, as well as a of the community and religious life of the Transylvanian Saxons.
Located on the 1st floor of Teutsch House, on a surface of approximately 400 sm, the permanent exhibition is structured in chronological and thematic sections as follows:
- Arrival of German colonists in Transylvania;
- Fortified churches of the Transylvanian Saxons;
- Lutheran Protestant reform;
- Community life joined by the church;
- Church and school, priests and masters;
- Sacral art;
- From counter-reforms to the watershed of the millennia.
The exhibition ends with a glimpse to the future from the perspective of the situation occurred after 1990: the Church in diaspora.
The treasury of the museum included works of the most famous goldsmiths of Transylvania.
A particular attraction is the special collection of dolls dressed in festive Transylvanian Saxon costumes that differ according to geographical region and wearer’s age.