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[2 Feb 2018 | No Comment | ]
Ethnography and History Museum in Bicaz

The museum created in 1958 has been operating since 1966 in the formerly “Ion Kalinderu” Village Theatre, also known at the time by the name The Royal Theatre, because here in Bicaz, during the First World War, the Royal Family would watch performances in this hall, as they sought refuge with their suite.
The base exhibition has three distinct areas. The first is dedicated to the history of the Bistriţa Valley and illustrates the locals’ participation to great historical events, medieval churches, the foundation of the Bicaz and Borca Crown Domains. …

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[9 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
History and Ethnography Museum in Târgu-Neamţ

The beginnings of the museum date back to 1940, when the first exhibition organised displayed artefacts unearthed during the archaeological research at the Neamţ Stronghold. The museum itself was set up in 1957, within the ceremonies celebrating 500 years from the ascent of Ştefan cel Mare to the Moldavian throne. The current venue, housing the museum since 1978, is the building where the well-known Princely School (built in 1853) was opened. Among others, Ion Creangă and the future-to-be great philosopher Vasile Conta, born in Grumăzeşti, close to Humuleşti, went to …

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[22 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Ethnographical Museum in Piatra-Neamţ

Created in 1960, this museum is located in the headmaster’s house of the former primary school that was opened in the current Art Gallery. The building, with its picturesque architecture, erected in 1931, always proves to be too small for the volume of art works it houses. As a rule, the museum displays in the four rooms of the house aspects of a traditional dwelling on the Bistriţa Valley, folk dress, the main occupations and crafts in the sub-Carpathian region of Moldova, and farming activities.
In the mountain area of the …

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[2 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Eneolithic Art Museum – Cucuteni is a unique national museum by the approached themes, history and art. Currently, the museum shelters the most important Eneolithic collection of the South-East Europe. It is exclusively dedicated to the art of Cucuteni, with its two basic components – decorative and figurative art – currently being exhibited as the most spectacular artefacts, which are real prestigious objects belonging to Precucuteni – Cucuteni Cultural Complex. Photo-documentary materials and three-dimensional objects belonging to all phases and stages of the evolution of this civilization throughout the …

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[12 Jun 2015 | One Comment | ]
Grandparents House from Chintinici- Roznov

Grandparents House from the city Roznov, Neamt County, becomes from one year to another, to honor Father Iulian Vasile – the initiator and architect of the project, and to the pride of inhabitants of the town, a special landmark on the map, receiving scientific, ethnographic and educational importance. The young ones and not only they, found in this true House of tales, about a part of the history of the nation. All or nearly all from peasant household from now more than a century, is gathered in Grandparents House. Each object has …

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[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Nicolae Popa Ethnographic Museum from Târpeşti

In the village Târpeşti, Petricani commune, Neamt County is one of the most beautiful and interesting museums in Moldova. Nicolae Popa, the creator of the museum, known as a craftsman, artist, exceptional collector, writer, learned as a child to make masks for the New Year, and later, to carve in stone (hone) and to wood carve faces of people with original appearance. His works have participated in exhibitions both at home and also in major cities worldwide from Italy, Poland, Yugoslavia, France, Switzerland, Argentina, USA, Mexico, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Mongolia, China, …