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National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History, Chisinau

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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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  • The museum seemed to be under construction when I went there, so take my review with a grain of salt. The museum was very small. Just two rooms. One with information on the land/soil of Moldova. The.....  more
    The museum seemed to be under construction when I went there, so take my review with a grain of salt. The museum was very small. Just two rooms. One with information on the land/soil of Moldova. The.....  more »
  • This museum is the best museum in Chisinau at this point. The building itself is beautiful and the interior designed with great effort. But it badly needs some renovation, it looks like it was done... 
    This museum is the best museum in Chisinau at this point. The building itself is beautiful and the interior designed with great effort. But it badly needs some renovation, it looks like it was done...  more »
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  • Museum full of artifacts and information on Moldova, unfortunately a poorly maintained. extremely rude staff! rude and not interested in tourists! we had to go out 20 minutes before closing!
  • Amazing place. It has a series of exhibits that are in a very chronological order. There is not much in English but you can tell easily what each item is.

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