Friday, June 22, 2012

Romania - Bucharest - Village Museum

Bucureşti - Muzeul Satului.

Sent by Carla from Bucharest, Romania.

This is from Wikipedia : The Village Museum (Muzeul Satului in Romanian) is an open-air ethnographic museum located in the Herăstrău 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 GustiVictor 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, Timişoara, a.s.o.


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