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Muzeul National de Etnografie si Istorie Naturala

Mihail Kogalniceanu 82, Chisinau 2009, Moldova
+373(0)240 056
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The building outshines the museum

The building must be seen, even from the outside. It has an oriental style and fantastic shapes and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anfrist
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Bucharest
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Interesting experience

Saw different kinds of animals that currently live in present day Moldova; although some relics... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
uncvcutraveller
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Riverside, Iowa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The building must be seen, even from the outside. It has an oriental style and fantastic shapes and models and colors. Inside, there are various exhibits that come together into the 2 sides of the museum, ethnographic and natural history. Again, as in other museum,...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Saw different kinds of animals that currently live in present day Moldova; although some relics were from different countries such as Tajikistan.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

I was there many times and always have interesting stuff. It's a good place to understand local history and culture.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Quite interesting but nothing special ; only worth visiting if you have a special interest in the subject

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Definitely worth your time (if you are not in a rush). We spend here two hours and were the only tourists here. Quite q funny experience, when the elderly ladies followed us an always switched on the lights only for those rooms we entered. Notably...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

It is housed in a beautiful building, which looks like a castle in oriental style. Very interesting. It is the oldest museum in Moldova. Founded as an Agricultural Museum, during its existence it gradually expanded its field of activity, creating collections that reflect the natural...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

I was charmed by this quiet little museum. I had it practically to myself, which felt quite special. The level of attention paid to the exhibits was impressive. It is a nice size; I didn't feel overwhelmed with having to see it all, but there...More

Thank Alex R
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Nice building (architect Bernardazzi, the same that build the most known buildings of Odessa). A collection of ethnographic objects that is presenting traditional Moldova. There is also a skeleton of bronto? dino? saurus and a place that you may like a lot - the vivarium....More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

An interesting museum, in a very beautiful building. I think it's one of Chisinau's most important attractions.

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Easy to find and cheap to visit. From the outside the building is eye catching but the interior requires a lot of work as the plaster work is crumbling and the fresco's on the ceilings just rotting away. The museum has a large number of...More

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