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Village Museum (Muzeul Satului), Bucharest

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See what peasant life was like hundreds of years ago at Village Museum (Muzeul Satului). The open-air site, founded on the shores of a lake in 1936, exhibits nearly 300 structures of rural architecture brought from Romania's historical regions. Walk among steep-roofed peasant homes, farmsteads, log cabins, thatched barns, windmills, and water mills. Take time to visit the steep belfry of the wooden church, the earth houses, and the carved entrances of the 18th-century houses from Berbeşti. Amenities include a souvenir shop selling folk arts and crafts, a stall with traditional Romanian sweets and cakes, and a restaurant set in an original 19th-century inn. Call in advance for guided tours, which are available in English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Russian. Put Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) at the forefront of your travel plans using our Bucharest itinerary planner.
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  • The Village Museum is located near the Herastrau Lake inside the Herastrau Park (One of the biggest lakes/parks in Europe). It was founded abt 100 years ago and consists of houses and wooden churches ...  more »
  • Wonderful museum! Old farmhouses, historic all over from Romania! The special architecture specific to each area geografice.Un nice place, near Herastrau Park! The opportunity to buy many presents spe...  more »
  • One of the most interesting places in Bucharest. I've visited it several times so far and I'm sure that I will visit it once again while being in Bucharest. There is an impressive collection of rural ...  more »
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  • Definitely worth a visit, spare at least 2 hours for your visit in order to enjoy it. Amazing old building in a good setting that in blending with all the surrounding.
  • It is worth visiting if you are interested in different cultures and especially if you want to see how people of Romania lived a while ago.
  • Great and serious ethnological museum
  • Very beautiful
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