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National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History

Country: Moldova      Region: Chisinau Region

The oldest museum in Moldova was founded in October 1889 still by Baron A. Stuard, but during the twentieth century became more creative laboratory known personalities within the scientific: F. Osterman, S. Miler, F. Porucic, I. Suhov, B. Tarabuchin, M. Pocoara and others.   

Museum building was built in 1905 in an oriental style, making it a unique building of its kind in Moldova. It is known for rich collections of geological, paleontological, zoological, entomological, archaeological, ethnographic and numismatic. The museum has preserved its history during the two specific directions - the study of nature and culture of Moldova, and therefore called on all National Museum of Natural History, Regional Museum of Bessarabia, Museum Republican Study of native place. 
Now visitors can see among the tens of thousands of pieces of an entire skeleton Dinoterium Gigantisimus, famous archaeological treasures (eg hoard of coal), carpets century Bessarabia. XIX, etc..