Muzeul National de Etnografie si Istorie Naturala, Chisinau

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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. Put Muzeul National de Etnografie si Istorie Naturala and other Chisinau attractions into our Chisinau road trip site , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Nice building (architect Bernardazzi, the same that build the most known buildings of Odessa). A collection of ethnographic objects that is presenting traditional Moldova. There is also a skeleton of ...  more »
  • The Museum building has a rich history and it can be heard by visiting tour. The Museum possesses a unique archaeological exhibit-skeleton dinoteriuma, who lived in these territories, many millions of years ago and was discovered in the North of Moldova. As well as you can see here many household items, traditions and culture of the Moldovan people.
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  • An interesting museum, in a very beautiful building. I think it's one of Chisinau's most important attractions.  more »
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  • 들어갔는데 저한테 일본인이냐고 물어보셔서 아니라고 대답하고.. 다들 할머니들이 일하고 계셔서 그닥 친절하시지는 않으시더라구요.. 그래도 한번쯤 들려볼만한 지리나 지질학 관련 박물관 입니다. So I went inside and one old lady working there asked me "Jap?" Of course it is because they are not fluent in English, but "Jap" is not a good word for calling Japanese. (Feels like N word for them). I am Korean so I don't really care whether they call Japanese as that way but I think they better say "Japanese" instead of "Jap". I mean it was funny for me, not a bad experience for me at least. People working there are 100% old ladies so they can be grumpy when you ask them something even in Romanian. Worth a visit.
  • Very interesting place to visit. Really interesting exponates are exposed.
  • This is one of the best museums in Moldova. Follow the exhibits as you explore how nature shapes the culture of Moldova and how Moldovan then shapes the land around them. For the best experience in English I recommend buying a guide book in English from the ticket seller. After the history of the museum and building is explained, the book will guide you through each room of the museum and describe the purpose of the room and the content displayed within.
  • Extremely rich "museum of everything". Give it a few hours.
  • Simply good

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