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Folk Traditions Museum of Bucovina

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A beautiful history of the Bucovina traditions presented in a building that has nothing appealing. And yet - worth visit

The museum presents a chronology of the daily activities of the traditional families in Bucovina... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Florentin Adria... G
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Arad, Romania
Charming small museum

It was a nice surprise, we had no idea how cute it will be, especially judging by the old and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ada V
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Strada Republicii E58 2, Gura Humorului 725300, Romania
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum presents a chronology of the daily activities of the traditional families in Bucovina. The activities are carried out by the Orthodox celebrations - St.Vasile, Easter, St.George, St. Andrew, Christmas. The visit must be done with a guide that will explain all these habits....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a nice surprise, we had no idea how cute it will be, especially judging by the old and hardly welcoming building. Very nice setting, the visit is designed to walk you through the former life of villagers that followed the seasons, from regular...More

Thank Ada V
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

An interesting display of traditional artefacts brought to life by our guide who spoke good English. We also found out so much about the history of Romania.

Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is a small museum, but it provides some cultural insight and describes folk lore. You could probably see similar things in some of the larger museums.

Thank betsy82016
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Located on the second floor this small museum provided a snapshot of Romanian life from the late 1800's and early 1900's. The clothing displays were very good and you could see life from work to holiday celebrations. It doesn't take long to go through the...More

Thank RWHinze
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This is small museum in a small city, but if you want to have a fast look at how it looks like a Romanian traditional house and traditional costumes you can give it a try

Thank Natalia_Birau
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is not a large museum but definitely needs a guide to provide context. Each exhibit shows a typical household arrangement for a different saint's day - St Andrew, Christmas, St. Ilie. Many things have special meaning and having them explained was essential. These traditions...More

Thank Marshall P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Gura Humorului is often used as a base in Bucovina for visiting the famous painted monasteries of the region. The ethnographic museum of Bucovina in Gura Humorului can help to fill out your understanding of the people in the region who built these beautiful painted...More

Thank Nick N
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Beautiful museum very well organized , presenting bucovinian habits and traditions , bucovinian ancient style of houses , holidays customs , dressings , farming , etc Highly recommended

Thank Lucy G
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Among the very nice and interesting folklore part of the museum there are exhibitions that come and go. When we visited there was a marvelous exhibition of cartoons on political situations from all over the world. One could spend 2to3 hours just reading these cartoons....More

Thank Phyllis B
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