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National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History

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One of the best museums in eEthnography

We loved the museum and the huge selection in displays. The unique thing that they really need to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Pleasant and informative

Nice exhibition of nature, flora and fauna through time. Reach costumes and heritage part... read more

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Mihail Kogalniceanu St, 82, Chisinau 2009, Moldova
+373 22 238 848
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the museum and the huge selection in displays. The unique thing that they really need to take care of is the bathrooms are horribles.

Thank sucubi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice exhibition of nature, flora and fauna through time. Reach costumes and heritage part. Courtyard pleasant place for time to time open air events.

Thank Andrejamold
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If this is your thing, this needs a visit if only to marvel at the full size reconstruction of a mammal skeleton, discovered in the 1960s

Thank Douglas552
Reviewed 17 September 2018

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

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

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

Thank moshe35
Reviewed 23 August 2018 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
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