Village Museum (Muzeul Satului), Bucharest

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See what peasant life was like hundreds of years ago at Village Museum (Muzeul Satului). The open-air site, founded on the shores of a lake in 1936, exhibits nearly 300 structures of rural architecture brought from Romania's historical regions. Walk among steep-roofed peasant homes, farmsteads, log cabins, thatched barns, windmills, and water mills. Take time to visit the steep belfry of the wooden church, the earth houses, and the carved entrances of the 18th-century houses from Berbeşti. Amenities include a souvenir shop selling folk arts and crafts, a stall with traditional Romanian sweets and cakes, and a restaurant set in an original 19th-century inn. Call in advance for guided tours, which are available in English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Russian. Arrange your visit to Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Bucharest using our Bucharest travel route builder .
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  • Lots and lots of really interesting houses, some of which have been transported from other areas of the country and rebuilt. Interesting and informative.  more »
  • An hour's walk in the history of Romania. Enjoyable and informative. Enough to get an idea of the living conditions of the rural population.
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  • It is a museum where buildings, houses typical of the different regions of Romania, in a quiet environment and vegetation are located outdoors. It is a nice, quiet, but unless you feel fascination for construction typical rustic country and rural life, Bucharest offers - from my point of view - muuuuuchas more interesting options
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  • An amazing museum in the heart of Bucharest !! Over there, the visitor can observe the old time Romania and how natives many years before used to live !!! The place is majestic and with just a walk could see everything..The ticket price is 15 Lei so its a normal price and the guys there totally helpful to everyone !!!
  • Wonderful Romanian village museum, a variety of "eco" healthy constructions Romanians use in their village life, its a part of Herastrau park. 15 lei entrance fee, restaurant inside, souvenirs shop, restroom. A nice place to spend some time walking around. A must visit once you're in Bucharest
  • It is a very nice place with the spirit of the old time. For 15 RON you can visit all, outdoor and also the indor exhibition. I can recommend it.
  • It's such a beautiful and unique museum! It's outdoors except for the ticket station, the gift station, and a traditional restaurant. A must see for anyone visiting Bucharest. You learn about some of the unique aspects of the history and culture in all regions of Romania from one place. The staff was kind and helpful. There was only about 2 or 3 houses still under renovation that we couldn't visit, and we spent about 2 and a half hours there.
  • It's like a big park with interesting wooden building. Old village houses from around Romania. Not many houses open in winter. And no dancing attractions. But it's still worth a visit.

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