Muzeul National de Etnografie si Istorie Naturala, Chisinau

(4.5/5 based on 120 reviews on the web)
Housed in an elaborate, Turkish-style building, Muzeul National de Etnografie si Istorie Naturala offers insight into Moldova's natural history and the culture of its people. First opened in 1889 as an agricultural museum, the institution expanded and moved to a purpose-built facility in 1905. Split into two distinct areas of scientific study, the museum provides exhibits and information about the country's flora, fauna, and geography. Of particular interest are the museum's botanical gardens, which are the oldest in the country, and the skeleton of a dinothere. The museum provides guides in English, French, and Russian for a small price. Make Muzeul National de Etnografie si Istorie Naturala a part of your Chisinau vacation plans using our Chisinau vacation builder.
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  • This museum is located on the west side of the city. It exhibits how nature shapes the culture of the nation. 
  • The Museum has plenty to offer for 1 euro admission. The staff could be quite friendly.
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  • Not that bad that collection, a must see on the city ! I like the recreation of a WWII battle and many elements from the collection. 
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  • Merita vizitat.
  • Unu din cele mai bune muzee din țară.
  • Beautiful museum.... very mean workers. If it say's it closes at 4:00 PM be sure you start to leave at 3:30 PM or you'll get yelled at to hurry up. At 3:45 PM the whole place is all but shut down with the workers pushing you out the door...
  • Interesting
  • The best museum in city, with a lot of topics like: animals, dinosaurs, culture, soils...