"Dimitrie Gusti" National Village Museum: A journey through time through Romanian traditions

A reconstructed traditional village: the "Dimitrie Gusti" National Village Museum in Bucharest is an oasis of tranquillity and tradition, where you can teleport yourself back to the Romania of yesteryear. Here, on an area of 7 hectares, there is a reconstructed traditional village, consisting of old houses from all ethnographic areas of the country, wooden churches, water mills, inns and other vernacular monuments.

An incursion into rural life: Visiting the Village Museum, you will discover what life in the countryside was like in 18th and 19th century Romania. You'll admire the folk architecture specific to each region, learn about traditional crafts and discover old household objects, folk costumes and other elements of Romanian culture.

A vibrant cultural space: the Village Museum is not only an open-air museum, but also a vibrant cultural space, where many events are organised: craft fairs, demonstrations by craftsmen, creative workshops, folk music concerts and much more.

Useful information for tourists:

  • Access:
    • The museum is located in Bucharest, on Șoseaua Kiseleff no. 28-30.
    • It can be easily reached by metro (Aviatorilor station), bus or tram.
  • Opening hours:
    • Tuesday-Sunday: 09:00-19:00 (summer)
    • Tuesday-Sunday: 09:00-17:00 (winter)
  • Prices:
    • Adults: 25 lei
    • Pensioners: 15 lei
    • Students: 5 lei
  • Recommendations:
    • Suitable equipment for an outdoor walk (comfortable footwear, weather-appropriate clothing)
    • Water and supplies
    • Compliance with the rules for visiting the museum
  • Accommodation and meals:
    • Bucharest offers a wide range of accommodation and dining options to suit all budgets. There are hotels, bed and breakfasts, apartments for rent, restaurants and cafes to suit all tastes.

Discover more:

  • The National Village Museum "Dimitrie Gusti" was founded in 1936 by the sociologist Dimitrie Gusti.
  • The museum houses a collection of over 300,000 objects of cultural heritage.
  • The museum is included in the list of the most important open-air museums in Europe.

Plan your dream holiday in Bucharest and enjoy a unique experience at the National Village Museum "Dimitrie Gusti"!


  • National Village Museum "Dimitrie Gusti": 
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Further information:

  • Events:
    • The Marzipan Fair (March)
    • International Museum Day (May)
    • The Village Festival (July)
    • The Christmas Fair (December)