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National Museum of Moldovan Art

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Impressive art collection

Unexpected collection of art that really impressed my wife who is an art teacher. Spent somtime... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John59491
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Antigo, Wisconsin
The beautiful museum in Chisinau

This national museum of art is interesting. This nice building has been remolded by aid of EU... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Hyoungho
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August 1989 St., 31, Chisinau, Moldova
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This museum blew me away. They renovated it and it was reopened in November. The renovations are very impressive. And the quality of the art is outstanding. You can expect to see this kind of art at the Louvre. Frankly, it is a MUST-SEE for...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2015

I guess the place is being renovated and what's on display incomplete as when I went to the address on Strada 31 August 1989 a lot of the building's shrouded in scaffolding and I was stopped going in! I was redirected to the rear entrance...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The is a charge for entry - 5MDL for seniors/students and 10MDL for others. Most of the original collection "disappeared" during the war and has never been found, as so they have started again. The current collection is interesting with a good selection of old...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unexpected collection of art that really impressed my wife who is an art teacher. Spent somtime there in a very nice building. The stakk was extra friendly and helpful. One of the security guards helped us find a taxi by taking to a stop 2...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Very nice building with modern touches but a very small and to me uninteresting collection. I took only one picture...

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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

A collection of 19th and 20th centuries artists from Moldova, with a side room with paintings from foreign artists. The building has been recently renovated ans is worth seeing. The most recents exhibitions are the most interesting and gives a good idea of modern and...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Small collection but very enjoyable. The building on the inside is beautiful and worth the time. Give yourself a couple of hours.

Thank Grete P
Reviewed 16 July 2018

There is a small but nice collection, including some truly excellent works, which gives a good sense of the history of art in Moldova from early orthodox iconoclast through to modern sculpture and painting. We have been taking our teenage / school age kids to...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

This national museum of art is interesting. This nice building has been remolded by aid of EU. Inside of museum are quite good and Paintings and sculptures are much nicer than what I thought. Especially Wooden sculptures are so inspiring. Some oil paintings are unique...More

Thank Hyoungho
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I would not call this a must-see, but there is some lovely art here. It has a decent Renaissance collection, but a lot of the paintings and sculptures seem to have been created by A. Nonymous. Nothing really outstanding but a pleasant and manageable museum.

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Beautiful renovated gallery in near the centre. Helpful staff, even with limited English and my no Romanian language skills! Some great artefacts on display in a light and old building. I recommend visiting, even on a snowy day!

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This building is nicely renovated and the museum has a beautiful home. The exhibitions are impressive and all the displays are at European standards. Staff was nice. This one really stands out and leaves behind all the scars that this place has from being forcefully...More

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