Petrosani Mining Museum was established in the People's Council Decision of Hunedoara Region.
The office of the museum was the Ion Creanga street at no. One in a house located on the surface of the current Central Park, across from the House of Culture.
The first exhibition organized by the newly established institution, located under the first director, Professor Nicholas Cerchez, was dedicated to the Cuban Revolution and held in the State Theatre room (it's old theater in the colony).
Parts are presented proving the history of mining in the Jiu Valley: original documents, photocopies, sketches, equipment, mining equipment, signs, specific objects of life in the region.
The museum contains seven distinct rooms. In the first room are exposed to images of the Jiu Valley. In the second room are old work tools. It also exposed a number of samples and photographs of the era fosiliere and exhibits about mining concession perimeters, pay at the end of the nineteenth century.
National Park Retezat
In 1935 it established the National Park Retezat, flora and fauna for heritage conservation and landscape of high mountain specific. The park includes much of northern main ridge, with an area of ??20,100 ha and with prospects for expansion. Inside the park was bordered a full scientific reserve where tourists are banned without permission, with a very strict regime of protection, with an area of ??1840 ha, which includes the portion of the Gura Zlata and tips Zanoaga, Radesu, Jude and Retezat .
Within the reserve are protected several rare and endemic species and vegetation typical of mountain formations and alpine, mixed forests, molidisuri, beech, junipers, etc. zambru areas.
In the reserve is protected and alpine fauna such as chamois, lynx, bear, deer, golden eagle, grouse, trout, rare invertebrates.
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- Local cuisine
- Sauna / turkish bath
- Museums and galleries
- Churches and monasteries
- Skiing (downhill)