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Village Museum (Muzeul Satului)

Kiseleff Road 28-30, Bucharest 713211, Romania
222 91 03
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Ranked #4 of 112 Attractions in Bucharest
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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Owner description: This outdoor museum includes more than 300 buildings representing the history of Romania's rural architecture.

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Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I read the reviews on trip advisor, and thought I must see this Museum. I didn't find it all that interesting. The buildings are replicas of small farm homesteads in Romania. Except for the thatched roofs, they aren't very different from the old farm homesteads that are still standing in America. I guess it depends on what you like. There... More

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

The cost was cheap and a self-guided tour of the houses is pretty cool- I did take a bit too much of an interest in the king's residence which is co-located with the museum. Make sure to check out the ferris wheel.

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

each time I go there i feel like being back in the country side. Lots of houses from all different parts of Romania, also cats. Not expensive ticket.

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Popiglio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Here you can see many houses [all original, they just moved them from many places. Not replicas as someone incorrectly said in another tripadvisor review] from all over Romania. Many were "rescued" and then nicely restored. Good for a few hours of a pleasant stroll around with or without kids. Entrance is 10 Lei, discount for "pensionar" [5 Lei]. In... More

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

When told there was a village museum, I thought it was an indoor museum (for the town), but it is a huge area of villages. Awesome, there were little houses/barns/churches etc reconstructed from various regions around Romania. Was wonderful to see.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

A wonderful museum. We even got to see a lovely exhibition of old icons and diptychs. The houses and the information plaques were very good but because it was already the winter months, the houses themselves were closed. We were able to look into one of them through the windows though. A friendly cat couple followed us around as though... More

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Tvedestrand, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

If you like cultural history or want a different specter to the daily life in Bucharest you should definetely check this out!

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Visiting this museum is a step back in time, in the old Romanian village. You're going to be surrounded by folk art, never ending supply of painted icons and wooden spoons. There are wooden houses and other interesting structures that at one point where part of a Romanian village, all open, in a village like setting. Entrance fee is small... More

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PARK RIDGE
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Once you pass the admission gate you will be transported to Romanian village life with houses, folk art and much more. Different regions of the country are well represented. The museum is like nothing else in Europe, the old feudal times are coming back to memory, everything is original and hard to see these days unless you get to a... More

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I visited the museum on a cold, but sunny, November day. On entering the complex you're immediately transported into a peaceful, rural setting despite being next to a major arterial road. There's a great variety of village houses, work areas and churches all of which have excellent descriptions on adjacent boards. The interior of the churches are amazing and I... More

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