The National Museum of History of Moldova, Chisinau

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The National Museum of History of Moldova, housed in a former boys' gymnasium that was nearly destroyed in a 1977 earthquake, explores world history and the national heritage of the country. The museum holds both permanent and temporary exhibits. Explore fascinating collections ranging from ancient archeological items to more modern pieces, such as weapons and armor and collections of photographs. Of particular note is the 45 x 11 m (148 x 36 ft) canvas and diorama depicting the Iasi-Chisinau Operation, a battle fought in World War II between the German and Romanian forces and Russian forces. The museum offers guided tours in English for a small fee, and there is access to free WiFi in the building's courtyard. Put The National Museum of History of Moldova and other Chisinau attractions into our Chisinau day trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This museum has some interesting exhibits (like the exhibition of ancient tombs jewelry), but in general it requires to be updated and renovated to become more interesting and engaging. In my... 
    This museum has some interesting exhibits (like the exhibition of ancient tombs jewelry), but in general it requires to be updated and renovated to become more interesting and engaging. In my...  more »
  • Peaceful musem with quite basic things to see. Best part was in the second floor. Seems there has been not so much money to create things here. Stll worth visiting. 
    Peaceful musem with quite basic things to see. Best part was in the second floor. Seems there has been not so much money to create things here. Stll worth visiting.  more »
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  • Possibly the worst national museum I've seen outside of Africa. It does have a collection of artifacts but, I might as well be at a flea market. Sad place, but I did enjoy the atmosphere and the garden is pretty.

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