Astra Museum: A fascinating journey into the heart of Romanian traditions

Discover a unique open-air museum where you can enjoy a relaxing walk through Romanian rural civilization

The Astra Museum in Sibiu is one of the largest open-air museums in Europe, offering a unique experience to discover the traditions and rural life of Romania. Located in Dumbrava Sibiu, just 4 km from the city, the museum will captivate you with the beauty of its landscape and the richness of its exhibits.

A walk through living history:

Along 10 km of paths, you can explore authentic peasant farms, craft workshops, wooden churches, troughs, sheepfolds, water and windmills. The museum's 96 hectares are home to more than 400 houses, outbuildings and technical installations, offering a true picture of rural life in all regions of the country.

More than a museum:

Beyond the rural world, the Astra Museum offers a variety of recreational opportunities: horse-drawn sleigh and wagon rides, restaurants, accommodation and children's playgrounds. The museum is also animated by numerous events organised in collaboration with local communities, offering visitors an authentic cultural experience.

Useful information for a memorable visit:

  • Access: the museum is located 4 km from Sibiu, on the road to Dumbrava Sibiului. Buses run from the centre of Sibiu to the museum.
  • Opening hours: the museum is open daily from 9:00 to 18:00 (May-September) and from 9:00 to 17:00 (October-April).
  • Admission: 25 lei for adults, 15 lei for students and 9 lei for children.
  • Events: Check the events calendar on the museum's website to discover special programmes and workshops.
  • Tips: Wear comfortable footwear and appropriate clothing for an outdoor walk. Take water and food with you, especially if you visit the museum during the warm season.

The Astra Museum is waiting for you to discover a fascinating world full of traditions and history!

Additional tips:

  • Accommodation: In and around Sibiu there are a variety of accommodation options, from hostels and hotels to campsites.
  • Activities: in addition to visiting the museum, in Sibiu and its surroundings you can visit sights such as the Great Square, the Council Tower, the Brukenthal Palace, the ASTRA Museum of Traditional Folk Civilization, the Brukenthal National Museum, the Sibiu Zoo and many others.
  • Transport: Sibiu is well connected to the rest of the country by train, bus and plane.

Get ready for an unforgettable experience at the Astra Museum!