Tourist attractions in Băseşti

Museums and memorial houses of Băseşti

Casa Memorială Gheorghe Pop de Băseşti

Address: Str. Principala, Nr. 124
Phone: +40 740 961 488, +40 262 268 520

Opened in 1976, the memorial house is hosted in the mansion that belonged to Gheorghe Pop de Basesti (1835 - 1919). He was one of the most relentless and influential leaders fighting for the independence of Transylvania from the Autro-hungarian empire and promoter of the unification of Transylvaniei with România. He was elected president of the Romanian National Party and presided the Great National Gattering in Alba Iulia in 1 December 1918 which decided the unification of Transylvania with Romania. The museum has a colection of furniture, carpets, photographs and personal belongings of Gheorghe Pop and his family.