Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum in Bucharest

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The church of the Timi?eni village, now at the Village Museum

The Village Museum (Muzeul Satului in Romanian) is an open-air ethnographic museum located in the Her?str?u Park (Bucharest, Romania), showcasing traditional Romanian village life. The museum extends to over 100,000 m2, and contains 272 authentic peasant farms and houses from all over Romania.

It was created in 1936 by Dimitrie Gusti, Victor Ion Popa, and Henri H. Stahl.

There are other "village museums" throughout Romania, including ASTRA National Museum Complex in Sibiu, and those of Cluj-Napoca, Râmnicu-Vâlcea, Timi?oara, a.s.o.

See also

  • Open air museum

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