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Bánffy Castle is temporarily closed to visitors
2024. June 29.
Between 1 and 29 July, the castle will be closed due to the preparations for the Electric Castle festival. We apologise for any inconvenience. See you at EC10!
The interactive exhibition "Miklós Bánffy's Force Fields" is once again open for visitors
2024. April 05.
The interactive exhibition “Miklós Bánffy’s Force Fields” is once again open for visitors, according to the summer schedule (between April and October), every Saturday and Sunday between 11:00 and 17:00. Opening hours may vary depending on the private events organised in the castle. Changes in the programme will be announced on the castle’s Facebook page. […]
Call for Participants: Built Heritage Conservation Camp
2023. December 18.
Transylvania Trust, responsible for the restoration and revitalisation of Bánffy Castle, Bonțida, Romania, is launching an invitation to take part in a “hands-on” learning experience in the field of built heritage conservation in August of 2024. Transylvania Trust has been organising restoration camps since 2001 to address the lack of craftsmen and professionals in the field of […]
Call for Participants: Training Programme in Traditional Building Crafts and Built Heritage Conservation
2023. December 18.
Transylvania Trust, responsible for the restoration and revitalisation of Bánffy Castle, Bonțida, Romania, is launching an invitation to take part in a “hands-on” learning experience in the fields of traditional building crafts and built heritage conservation in August of 2024. Transylvania Trust has been organising practical trainings since 2001 to address, on the one hand, the lack of craftsmen […]
Report on Our Heritage Day for Schoolchildren Activities
2023. November 08.
On 25 and 26 October, we organised at Bánffy Castle, Bonțida, a series of activities as part of our Heritage Day for Schoolchildren programme, this time for the third and fourth graders from the Onisifor Ghibu Theoretical High School and the Nicolae Titulescu Primary School in Cluj-Napoca. The programme began with an interactive guided tour, […]
We have modified our opening hours!
2023. October 06.
The castle will be open between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM. The Experience Room and the exhibition titled “Miklós Bánffy’s Force Fields” will be available for visiting only as part of a guided tour, by prior arrangement.
Bánffy Day at Bonțida Castle
2023. September 01.
On Sunday, 17 September 2023, between 10.00 and 17.00, Bánffy Castle, Bonțida, will open its gates once again for the Bánffy Day organised by Transylvania Trust. The programme includes guided tours in Hungarian and Romanian, children’s activities, an organ concert by Noémi Miklós, an exhibition containing the works of Nicolette Bánffy-Jelen, granddaughter to Miklós Bánffy, […]
We recently published our work titled “Manor Houses and Castles on the Șomeș Valley”
2023. August 27.
Do you know what values the region of Someș Valley holds? A less known part of our built heritage, hiding valuable castles, manor houses, and fortresses. These buildings are presented in our recently published work titled “Manor Houses and Castles on the Șomeș Valley”. The publication recounts the splendour, decline, and in some cases the […]
Bánffy Castle will be closed for a day
2023. August 23.
On Saturday, 26th of August, the castle will be closed! We apologise for any inconvenience. We look forward to see you on Sunday between 10:00 and 20:00!
Bánffy Castle is open again
2023. July 31.
Starting from the 31st of July, the castle is open for visitors again between 10:00 and 19:00.
Bánffy Castle is temporarily closed to visitors
2023. July 01.
Between July 3 and 30, the castle will be closed as field preparation for the Electric Castle begins. We apologise for any inconvenience. See you at EC9!
Report on the Children’s Camp held in Bonțida: Fairytale Path at Bánffy Castle
2023. July 01.
Between 26 and 30 June, an intercultural camp took place at Bánffy Castle, Bonțida, during which the children participated in exciting and diverse programmes and activities. On the first day, they had the opportunity to explore the castle’s buildings, its natural heritage and the surrounding area. They were guided by members of NECC (Nature Education […]
The Force Fields of Miklós Bánffy Interactive Exhibition is Open
2023. June 14.
The Force Fields of Miklós Bánffy trilingual interactive exhibition was opened in the spring of 2023. The exhibition presents the history of the Bánffy family, the diverse cultural and political activities of Count Miklós Bánffy, and follows the castle’s story from its heyday to its destruction. This is a unique achievement, as it is the […]
Open Day at Bánffy Castle, Bonțida
2023. May 16.
Transylvania Trust is organising an Open Day at Bánffy Castle, Bonțida, held on 1 June 2023, between 10:00 and 17:00. The programme includes Hungarian and Romanian guided tours and children’s activities, as well as the possibility of visiting a trilingual interactive exhibition: The Force Fields of Miklós Bánffy. Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Miklós Bánffy’s […]
Call for applications – Built Heritage Restoration Camp
2023. February 02.
The Transylvania Trust, responsible for the restoration and revitalisation of Bánffy Castle, Bonțida, Romania, is launching an invitation for participants to take part in a “hands-on” learning experience in the field of historic building conservation. Transylvania Trust has been organising training projects since 2001, to address the lack of craftsmen and professionals in the field of historic building conservation. So […]
Experience Room artistic installation
2022. October 25.
On Saturday, 22 October 2022, Bánffy Castle, Bonțida once again welcomed with open gates those interested in history and historic buildings, classical music and culture. The highlight of the Open Day was the inauguration of the Experience Room artistic installation, created as part of the European project Arts, Rediscovery, Traditions, Eclectic, Contemporary, Heritage – ARTECH, […]