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Village Museum (Muzeul Satului)

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Address: Kiseleff Road 28-30 | In Herastrau Park, Bucharest 713211, Romania
Phone Number:
222 91 03
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon 09:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sun 09:00 - 19:00
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This outdoor museum includes more than 300 buildings representing the...

This outdoor museum includes more than 300 buildings representing the history of Romania's rural architecture.

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Nice walk through a museum

This is a Museum you can really "walk through". To be honest: if you want to go for a walk and enjoy old village houses on your way, this is the perfect place to be. It is not... read more

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Vienna, Austria
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Vienna, Austria
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This is a Museum you can really "walk through". To be honest: if you want to go for a walk and enjoy old village houses on your way, this is the perfect place to be. It is not something special, but absolutely relaxing!

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Bucharest, Romania
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Totally worth the visit, especially in the summer. Very reasonable price for the amount of work required to make this attraction work. Difficult to get taxis from there, go to Piata Presei. Enjoy the cats laying around the yards of different houses and the sellers of local items. Sometimes you can talk in English with some very interesting characters. Ignore... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So impressive and beautiful, is very special and you must don't miss it!! Wonderful traditional houses in inside their houses reminiscent Greek villages and especially villages of Epirus. It is something unique !!

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Thank Antouli
Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My main recommendation is that if you ever get near the Herastrau park is to visit FIRST the Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) and if you decide to do just that then please mind you that you are in for a treat. This museum covers a very big areal and it has on display in natural size all sort of traditional... More 

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1 Thank Artur S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

in this museum you can admire the old houses in multiple areas of Romania, during this time you can relax, and you get lucky and catch a traditional fair, to visit this museum you need at least 3-4 hours

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1 Thank Andrei Razvan P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having been to similar open air museums in other countries we were looking forward to our visit to the Village Museum. It was interesting to walk around and see the buildings and to learn more about Romanian history, but it was a real shame that you couldn't go inside any of the houses (in many cases we struggled to see... More 

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Thank Kayleigh F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was my fourth visit to the museum. It's an open air museum, with old houses that take you back in the Romanian history. If you are passionate about discovering unique rural homes, this is the place. You can have a look inside, admire the decorations and the simplicity of life back then. It's a great way of spending an... More 

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Thank irina a
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I personally loved it. Brings back memories from my childhood in the countryside. I reccomend it especially in summer, but anytime is great to visit it. It is quite big and diverse and it brings a home-like warm feeling.

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Thank Sandra R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of old houses made of wood or other ancient materials see how they lived worked or cooked. A piece of paradise who is taking you woo years ago meet you history your ancestors. Do not miss such a great place.

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Thank Diana Alexandra I
Herzlia, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The idea of establishing this open air museum was brilliant because it allows to see and understand the history of more then 200 of heritage homes and other kinds buildings(churches,windmills,etc.) from different parts of Romania.Having said that, visiting this museum in winter times is not recommended because almost all of them were closed and the only things that we was... More 

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