Peasant Museum

Peasant Museum
Rating
98% from 8 reviews
Phone
021 317 9660
Fax
021 317 9660
Website
Peasant Museum
Address
Sos Kiseleff 3

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Editor's review

Generally lauded as Bucharest's best museum, the Museum of the Romanian Peasant expounds upon the theme of the Village Museum, displaying objects from all aspects of folk life, often in a playful manner. The collection includes peasant clothing and weavings, ceramics, painted eggs, handmade tools and more religious iconography than we can stand to look at. Located in a fine brick building near the Piata Victoriei metro stop, the museum formerly honoured the Communist Party and Romanian Revolutionary Workers Movement, so it's fitting that there is a display of communist iconography in the basement today (though it's a rather paltry exhibition). Adults 8 lei, seniors 3 lei, children and students 2 lei. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 to 18:00.

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Guest Reply Feb 5th, 2015

A rich culture indeed.

Jenny and James McInotsh from United Kingdom Reply Jul 28th, 2013

We found this museum to be really interesting. The traditional costumes were absolutely stunning and, having travelled quite a lot in the region, we could see the various themes / similarities to other nearby countries and cultures. There is something very specific and beautiful about Romania, and this place gives a great insight.

blah b;ah from United States Reply Jan 30th, 2013

how much does it cost to see this museum

john stenson from United Kingdom Reply Jan 3rd, 2012

it was awesome in its simplicity

john from United Kingdom Reply Dec 13th, 2011

this could be an international museum of stature with more marketing. positively awesome

Riina Annus from Estonia Reply Sep 22nd, 2011

Hello collegues! I red about your museum from network. I felt like found big brother if i saw your museum and our small collective want to have contact with you. Are you interested contacts with our museum. We are Mahtra Peasantry Museum in Estonia we exshibit local life since end of 18 century and one imporatnt peasant uprising in Estonia 1858. our webpage is www.mahtramuuseum.ee and y contact is riina.annus@gmail.com Best regards! Riina Annus Mahtra Peasantry Museum director +372 5224952

Glenn from United States Reply Oct 6th, 2010

Interesting insight :)

Esther from United States Reply Apr 13th, 2010

It's unique and quite interesting. We spent more time here than I thought I would.

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