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The Etnography Museum of Brasov

Bulevardul Eroilor, nr. 21 A, Brasov 505600, Romania
+40 (0)268 260 790
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Ranked #15 of 25 Attractions in Brasov
Type: Museums
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

There is an ethnographic museum like this also in Oslo that brings together the homes and churches from the countryside to show modern folks how they used to live. In Romania there were homes that look Tyrolean as well as some half sunk into the ground -- actually a clever way to be warmer in winter and cooler in summer.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

We drove past and decided to explore this museum. What a gem! The well-preserved costumes gave me an idea of what Romanians used to wear. It explained why there is such beautiful embroidery in Romania. The curator was very helpful to lead us around and explain the exhibits to us. It helped that no other I visitors were around. There... More 

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Brasov, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

i like this small museum- it has a very solid clothing collection, not only single items but several complete outfits, so the visitor can learn about the people of the past. the clothing is original and extremely well preserver - a real textile treasury. the entrance is extremely cheap so everybody can visit it and at the exit door people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

For starters the lady at the desk did not charge us in, we're not sure why but didn't complain! The textiles are interesting as are the other objects. We didn't spend much time here but it would've been good to read through all the laminated folder(in english) as the parts I did read seemed interesting.

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Brasov, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

The area of Brasov has a lot to offer regarding its etnography, but you won`t find much in this hall(or better said room).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

We stopped in on a Saturday afternoon. We were the only attendees and were treated to a personal tour by the curator on duty. It was wonderful. Most of the interpretation is displayed in English -- very helpful. This should be a first stop for any traveler. The collection is rich and well conserved and exhibited. How amazing that the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

I enjoyed the exhibition on weaving, and seeing the working Jacquard loom (computer predecessor, if you didn't already know that) is a treat.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

If you're interested in cultural facts.. foods, customs.. humans, history, regions. then you must visit Etnography museum in brasov

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

A small but very detailed and interesting museum if you like ethnology in any way.

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North Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

This is a well-designed museum. The attendant will demonstrate the loom for you if you ask.

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