Exhibitions, concerts, films, characters coming to life, activities for children, shows and period costumes will be part of the unusual schedule of a special night that is fast approaching. We are talking about the 8th edition of the “Night of Museums” organized by the National Network of Museums in Romania (RNMR) on the night of May 19 to May 20. Throughout the night visitors will have free access to most of the museums in Bucharest and in other cities: Aiud, Alba Iulia, Alexandria, Bacau, Baia Mare, Botosani, Bran, Brasov, Braila, Bucuresti, Caransebes, Constanta, Ciucea, Cluj-Napoca, Craiova, Dej, Deva, Galati, Giurgiu, Iasi, Oradea, Pitesti, Ploiesti, Sf. Gheorghe, Sibiu, Sighisoara, Sinaia, Slatina, Slobozia, Targoviste,Targu-Jiu, Tirgu-Mures and Turda.The Night of Museums 2012 encourages the use of bicycles. Visitors will have at their disposal 80 bikes that are part of I’Velo, the most important national bike-sharing programme. Like in previous editions, buses can be used throughout the night. The Night of Museums is an event celebrated by approximately 3,000 museums in Europe, including approximately 100 museums in Romania. More details and the full list of museums participating in the event can be found on www.noapteamuzeelor.ro.