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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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  • Village Museum hosts a small and lost univers in the middle of Bucharest. You will find here the Romanian village of the past with the cute little houses, tools and surroundings which you'll make you ...  more »
  • Village Museum in Bucharest is a very nice place to see. It's a quiet and relaxing place. I saw many old houses made by natural materials, a lot of tools and hand made furniture. It is so cool that yo...  more »
  • The Museum is an open space one with lots of buildings and tools from different Romanian regions. Very clean and quite. You can just take a walk around and admire the hundreds of years old buildings.  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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