The Filipescu-Cesianu House is one of the few aristocratic residences built in Bucharest in the Belle Époque that remained faithful to the original project. The property has had several owners, private families, the Romanian Radio Society, the Bucharest City Hall, and then became part of the Bucharest Municipality Museum in 1940 . The building was restored in 2016 and today hosts the first exhibition on urban anthropology in Romania. This permanent exhibition focuses on life itself and the relations between generations during the past 300 years within the Romanian urban environment, taking Bucharest as a case study.
Each room of the house tells a story and reflects the interior decoration specific to a period, highlighting the history of the pieces on display and the evolution of design from the 18th century onwards. The exhibition includes valuable objects: from furniture, clothing and paintings to silverware, jewellery, porcelain and glass objects, as well as other works of art made in the most famous manufacturing workshops in Europe.