National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History, Chisinau

4.4
#1 of 15 in Museums in Moldova
Housed in an elaborate, Turkish-style building, National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History offers insight into Moldova's natural history and the culture of its people. First opened in 1889 as an agricultural museum, the institution expanded and moved to a purpose-built facility in 1905. Split into two distinct areas of scientific study, the museum provides exhibits and information about the country's flora, fauna, and geography. Of particular interest are the museum's botanical gardens, which are the oldest in the country, and the skeleton of a dinothere. The museum provides guides in English, French, and Russian for a small price. Put National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History and other Chisinau attractions into our Chisinau road trip site , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • A very interesting museum of ethnography. It is located near the center of Kishenev. Lots of interesting exhibits. There is a complete skeleton of a dinosaur . found near Chisinau. It's the only skeleton in the world that's found in one place. Lovely stuffed birds and animals.
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  • W always visit the Ethnographic museums when we travel, and this is one of the best. It is located in a beautifully restored building and the displays were really well done. If you see only one museum...  more »
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  • Super cool museum with natural history and Moldovan culture. One star gone because the personnel were rather rude to us
  • It certainly covers natural history, and then narrows the focus to Moldova history. Little information is given in English. I wouldn't say it's a must-see, but it's nice to go
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