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. Arrange your visit to Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Bucharest using our Bucharest travel route builder .
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  • Lots and lots of really interesting houses, some of which have been transported from other areas of the country and rebuilt. Interesting and informative.  more »
  • An hour's walk in the history of Romania. Enjoyable and informative. Enough to get an idea of the living conditions of the rural population.
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  • It is a museum where buildings, houses typical of the different regions of Romania, in a quiet environment and vegetation are located outdoors. It is a nice, quiet, but unless you feel fascination for construction typical rustic country and rural life, Bucharest offers - from my point of view - muuuuuchas more interesting options
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  • For someone who wants to see and understand why is the Prince of Wales in-love with Romania and the reason he bought properties in Transylvania, this is the place to start. It offers an amazing experience. Take a couple of hours for a walking tour and enjoy some of the goodies that are available either in the inside restaurants or near the exit door.
  • Very beautiful outdoor museum, only problem is that you cannot pay with card at the main entrance of the Museum, you have to walk 1 kilometre to the ATM.
  • A walk trough time See various style houses and traditions across various periods, see how people lived back in the days Large section of the park to walk, enjoy and absorb history We liked it and out kids enjoyed as well
  • Amazing village museum! We rent a bike and trip in there. There is a cute national houses, curches and gardens. I love it!
  • 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.

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