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The Etnography Museum of Brasov

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the Etnography Museum of Brasov is situated in the Eroilor boulevard in the same building with the... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2017
Ulysses336
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Brasov, Romania
Great place for the needlewomen of the world

A history of fabric in Romania through the ages. A small exhibition but full of information. Take... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2017
hopity
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bucharest
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

Videos of lace, flax, linen and cheese production. This is a quality attraction for people who would like to see how things were done in the past. The power loom is amazing. Nice people, beautiful costumes. They have a nice gift shop for some quality...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JonathanW3493
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This little museum was a delight. Enjoyed seeing the traditional outfits displayed so well. They made great use of videos to demonstrate how braid or lace or blankets were made. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

For only 5 lei (1.1 €) you can enter to this nice museum. Two big exhibition rooms and some nice movies about etnography of this region.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SakinWorld
Reviewed August 26, 2017

the Etnography Museum of Brasov is situated in the Eroilor boulevard in the same building with the Art Museum of Brasov in a building that belongs in fact to the Black Church ; this Museum is interesting for those who like to look into the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ulysses336
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to this small but interesting museum. Lots of authentic old outfits 1-200 years old. A working loom was turned on and we were given some samples of the ribbon it made as a souvenir. Extremely helpful staff explained lots of the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 354ainsleys
Reviewed August 16, 2017

There was no English information displayed. There was a single notebook in the exhibit hall which gave some information. One of the ladies, who spoke no English, demonstrated the operation of an old loom. Before you pay to go in the museum, there are a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank chitownsam
Reviewed June 23, 2017

“A day late and a dollar short” saying applied to us when we walked over to see this museum. What else - it closed in 5 minutes! Anyways, there were some nice displays in the entrance hallway that showed traditional crafts, clothing, ceramics, and decorated...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

A history of fabric in Romania through the ages. A small exhibition but full of information. Take the time to imagine life without electricity and night lights to work by. Fantastic embroidery work and weaving. A thematic gift shop with some unusual gifts not seen...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

If you love textiles go here! Great examples and make sure you get a demonstration on the Jacquard Loom!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Lucinda S
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

It is a small but impressive and educational museum. You can see traditional clothing types and also how they were created back in time.

Date of experience: May 2016
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