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National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History

Mihail Kogalniceanu St, 82, Chisinau 2009, Moldova
+373 22 238 848
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Wonderful Museum of Moldovan Natural History

The National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History is the oldest museum in Moldova known for... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Jim H
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Chisinau, Moldova
If you are there, you must go

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

Reviewed 21 May 2018
adibfarid
,
São paulo
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Mihail Kogalniceanu St, 82, Chisinau 2009, Moldova
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+373 22 238 848
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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!

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Reviewed 21 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!

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Reviewed 29 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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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

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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.

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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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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 28 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

Thank Stefan M
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Reviewed 25 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 25 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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