22 November 2016

What can I see?


Vernacular Architecture

On Herăstrău lakeside, right in the middle of the Romanian capital, the visitor from allover has the joy of meeting a real “village”, with monuments and artefacts beginning from XVII sec. until the early XX century; representative buildings from important ethnography areas regained a second life at “Dimitrie Gusti” National Village Museum.

Museum Collections – Heritage Collections

Account keeping is a technique used to keep a record on information linked to cultural assets in order to gain insight and knowledge, a basis for scientific research, a method of management for the collection, the protection and valorisation, both cultural and scientific, of historical items for the benefit of the public. Scientific research, managing permanent exhibitions, cultural and educative activities are all reliant on the scriptic accounts recorded about cultural assets, an activity which is prioritary and continuous.

Contemporary folk art gallery/Shop

“Dimitrie Gusti” National Village Museum, beyond exceptional heritage included in the permanent exhibition, always bings in actuality testimonials of popular art, illustrated by some anonymous peasants, who, by traditional technique and gender specific tools of the creation which they represent, demonstrates the way of making of objects from other times.

Temporary exhibitions

Besides the permanent exhibition, the “Dimitrie Gusti” National Village Museum proposes to the public and temporary exhibitions in partnership with prestigious museums and cultural institutions.


The organized cultural programs and projects are designed to educate and recreate the public, to present the results of field research and the resulsts in collections, to mark days, events and important moments in the folk Romanian calendar, but also from the Romanian history and culture, to dialogue with ethnic groups from Romania and other cultures of the world, to memory the founders of the museum and other giants of the national culture, pointing one of the most important functions of the museum – Recovery function.


The calendar of all activities and events for children: workshops, clubs and courses for children.

“La Barieră” Inn

“La Bariera ” Inn awaits you with traditional Romanian dishes and bio, cooked with passion and originality, as in the coutry cuisine, served authentic popular dishes, as part of the Romanian culture and spirituality.


The “Dimitrie Gusti” National Village Museum in Bucharest, offers mobile application-VILLAGE MUSEUM – VIRTUAL GUIDE, that can be used by scanning the QR code or by download from Google Play or the App Store.

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