The National Museum of the Romanian Peasant hosts the richest collection of peasant objects in Romania. Almost 90.000 pieces of patrimony provide a living picture, helping our contemporaries to understand the peasant world. The permanent exhibition informs the general public about the customs, rituals and life experiences of Romanian peasants from all ages, covering all aspects of Romanian peasant life.
You can find a rich collection of Ceramics representing the 200 pottery centers of Romania. Toghether with these, the museum holds the complete inventory of some pottery workshops from Hunedoara and Valcea, dating from the 19th century. There are exceptional pieces from Horezu, Oboga, Vama, Pisc, Curtea de Arges, Leheceni, Lapus, Binis, Barsa, Corund, Glogova, Marginea, Radauti, Noul Roman, Drauseni, Fagaras. The oldest piece dates back to 1746.
Another focus is on traditional costumes from all the Romanian provinces starting with the first half of the 19th century. Some of the pieces were donated by personalities such as Queen Maria, Sabina Cantacuzino, Elisa I. Bratianu and collectors like Dimitrie Comsa and Octavian Roguski.
The Collection of Decorative Interior Homespun can mostly be dated back to the beginning of the 19th century. The house and gate made by Antonie Mogos from Ceauru(Oltenia) are important objects, which belong to the Wood, Furniture and Ironware Collection which are exhibited in the museum.
Religious paintings and other religious objects can also be found in the museum’s collection.
Adult: 8 RON | Child, Student: 2 RON | Senior 4 RON
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