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National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History

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Good for me I like stuffed animals

Because there is not much more to see. Interesting building. Nasty old man who forces you to follow... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jurgen B
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Colorful museum

Very rich museum designed with good touch including very large paintings on walls. Rich decoration... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Mihail Kogalniceanu St, 82, Chisinau 2009, Moldova
+373 22 238 848
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Because there is not much more to see. Interesting building. Nasty old man who forces you to follow "the path".

1  Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very rich museum designed with good touch including very large paintings on walls. Rich decoration of the ceiling and stairs.

Thank moshe35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting building in an oriental style. The content is really old style museum exhibits of fossils, weird frescoes, and some ethnographic material. Not many explanations.

Thank Stephane G
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We came here because it seemed interesting to see the history of this country. Exhibition are well placed and it is easy to go from one area to the next. Lots of signs with what each artefact is, but many are in Moldovan Romanian or...More

Thank emeraldsroses
Reviewed 13 June 2018

The National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History is the oldest museum in Moldova known for its rich collections of geological, paleontological, zoological, entomological, archaeological, ethnographic, and numismatic. It's simply amazing with spectacular exhibits. A must see when in Chisinau!

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

If you are in Chisinau, you must go to this museum! Small and shows you a lot of the Moldavian history!

Thank adibfarid
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This lovely museum is a bit long in the tooth, but well worth a visit. It includes natural history, many stuffed animals and birds, and a wonderful collection of native Moldovan costumes. Some of the ‘guides’ are a bit pushy, but not to the extent...More

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 28 March 2018 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

Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 21 November 2017

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

Thank uncvcutraveller
Reviewed 23 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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