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Muzeul Național de Etnografie și Istorie Naturală

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Why locals love it

Opening in 1886 with an exhibition about agriculture, the National Etnographic and History of Nature Museum has become a great treasure in Moldova. Over 2000 square metres of relics about nature, humans and their relationship.

Why you should visit it

The museum offers an in depth journey through the fauna, ethnographic background, culture and customs of Moldova. One of the rooms offers temporary exhibitions where art or specific traditional artistry is exposed. The museum has a botanical garden too.

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From architecture to dinosaur bones, taxidermy, botany, traditional clothing and so on...

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This is the oldest Museum with the richest collection of old things.
January 14, 2020
Here you can find out about Moldavian culture, traditions and nature.
September 25, 2019
The best museum in town!
March 17, 2019
It's an amazing museum which was built at the end of XIX century in an oriental style so it is considered the oldest museum. It is known for its rich collections of geological, paleontological, zoological, entomological, archaeological, ethnographic, and numismatic. The museum is divided into 2 parts: the first looks at the flora and fauna of Moldova and the second to the people of Bessarabia, their customs and traditions.
December 28, 2018

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