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House of the Mița Biciclista: A foray into the history of Bucharest

A unique museum: Casa Mița Biciclista is a unique museum located in Bucharest that takes you back in time to the 19th century Belle Époque atmosphere. The museum recreates the house of Mița Biciclista, an emblematic personality of interwar Bucharest, known for her free and independent spirit.

A trip back in time: stepping on the threshold of the house, you will feel teleported to the world of Bucharest of yesteryear. Vintage furniture, old photographs, art objects and decorations will transport you into the vibrant atmosphere of the capital of that period.

Fascinating story: You will discover the fascinating story of the Bicycle Girl, a brave woman who defied the social conventions of the time. Mița was a pioneer of women's cycling in Romania, fighting for women's empowerment and a more tolerant society.

Useful information for tourists:

  • Access:
    • The Mița Biciclista House is located in the centre of Bucharest, on Popa Soare Street no. 45.
    • It can be easily reached by metro (Universitate station), bus or tram.
  • Hours:
    • Wednesday-Sunday: 11:00-19:00
  • Prices:
    • Adults: 20 lei
    • Children (6-12 years): 10 lei
    • Students, pensioners: 15 lei
  • Recommendations:
    • Photography is allowed without flash
  • Accommodation:
    • There are many hotels, hostels and apartments in Bucharest offering affordable accommodation.
    • It is recommended to book accommodation in advance, especially on weekends and during the peak season.
  • Dining:
    • There are many restaurants and cafes in the area where you can dine.
    • It is recommended to try the traditional Romanian dishes.

Discover more:

  • Casa Mița Biciclista is a private museum, founded in 2014.
  • The museum regularly organises cultural events such as temporary exhibitions, workshops and conferences.
  • Mita the Bicyclist was a controversial personality at the time, but she inspired generations of women with her courage and independence.

Plan your visit to Casa Mița Biciclista and enjoy a unique cultural experience!

Images:

  • House of the Cyclist Kitty:
     
  • Inside the house:
  • Cyclist's Kitten:
     
  • Popa Soare Street:
     

Further information:

  • Exhibitions:
    • The museum hosts a permanent exhibition dedicated to the life and work of Miței Biciclista.
    • It also organizes temporary exhibitions on various themes related to the history of Bucharest and Romanian society.
  • Workshops:
    • The museum regularly organizes educational workshops for children and adults on topics such as cycling, the history of Bucharest and women's emancipation.
  • Events:
    • The museum hosts various cultural events, such as conferences, concerts and theatre performances.

Tips for tourists:

  • It is recommended to visit the museum during the week to avoid crowds.
  • You can buy souvenirs in the museum shop.
  • A visit to Casa Mița Biciclista can be combined with a walk through the old centre of Bucharest.