Bucharest Village Museum

The Village Museum (Muzeul Satului in Romanian) is an open-air ethnographic museum located in the Herăstrău Park, showcasing traditional Romanian village life. The museum extends to over 100,000 m2, and contains 272 authentic peasant farms and houses from all over Romania from various periods. Its exhibits – genuine monuments including houses, pens, churches, water and wind mills, cloth mills, of great historic and artistic value – acquaint the visitors in two hours with the specific of the Romanian village. The objects inside the households – carpets, pottery, rugs, icons, furniture – point to the originality of the folk creation, the sensibility and care for the beauty of the rural people.
The houses are scattered along Lake Herăstrău and next to each house there is an explanation in English.
There is also a gift shop and souvenirs that sell authentic things, and special and special cakes are sold.