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National Village Museum (Muzeul Satului)
National Village Museum (Muzeul Satului)

National Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) Tours and Activities

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Eastern Europe’s foremost open-air museum was opened in 1936 and presents a collection of more than 60 historic rural buildings from across Romania and of different eras, all carefully reassembled in 15 hectares of parkland on the shores of Lake Herăstrău in Bucharest. Featuring farms, churches, windmills, wooden cottages, cow sheds, and farm machinery from remote districts such as Moldavia, Hunedoara and Transylvania, each building at the National Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) is painstakingly labeled with its exact geographical and cultural provenance and accompanied by a multi-lingual commentary on its original use, building up an accurate picture of rustic village life in a Romania before the advent of Communism. Highlights include earth houses from Straja and cheerily painted, shuttered houses from Tulcea, as well as the 35-meter (115-foot) belfry of the wooden church from Maramureş, embellished with faded icons on its interior. Making a wonderfully family-friendly day out, the museum has a souvenir store, a range of eating options from stalls selling candy to a restaurant in a 19th-century inn, and regular displays of traditional crafts such as weaving and winemaking.

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Șoseaua Pavel Dimitrievici Kiseleff 28-30, Bucharest, Bucharest Municipality, Romania , 011347
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7 days Private Romania Grand Tour from Bucharest

7 days Private Romania Grand Tour from Bucharest

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Travel through expansive Transylvania with ease and gain comprehensive insight into the region’s culture and history on an 8-day private tour from Bucharest. Follow your local guide on a full itinerary through many villages, towns, and cities, and see landmarks including Bran Castle, Bicaz Gorges, and the UNESCO-listed Churches of Moldavia. Avoid hidden costs with 7 night's accommodation, breakfast, and entrance fees all included in the price.
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  • 7 days
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$728.90
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Bucharest Guided City Tour with Entrance to the Village Museum

Bucharest Guided City Tour with Entrance to the Village Museum

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Explore Bucharest’s bohemian charm, oversized structures, and Communist legacy on a half-day city sightseeing tour. Get a taste for Romanian peasant life at the impressive, open-air Village Museum and stroll down charming Old World streets in the historic city center. Learn about Bucharest’s tumultuous modern history and see the lasting marks of Communism at Revolution Square and the world record–setting Palace of Parliament, built by former dictator Ceausescu.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.42
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$30.42
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Visit Bucharest half a day e-bike tour

Visit Bucharest half a day e-bike tour

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You get to experience Bucharest thru the eyes of a local, ride a E-bike and see Bucharest like a bike rider , relaxed .
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.44
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$37.44

Bucharest and Beyond Private Full-Day Tour

Bucharest and Beyond Private Full-Day Tour

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Discover the best of Bucharest and beyond on a private, full-day tour of the Romanian capital and two of the most important sites just outside the city. Trace the history of Bucharest, from traditional farm origins to its former Belle Epoch glory as the 'Paris of the East' through the Communist era and into a thriving modern European capital. Then head into the countryside to visit the Romanian Renaissance Mogosoaia Palace and the Snagov Monastery, legendary burial site of Dracula inspiration Vlad the Impaler.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.00
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Full-Day Bucharest Tour with Mogosoaia Palace and Snagov Monastery

Full-Day Bucharest Tour with Mogosoaia Palace and Snagov Monastery

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Explore the cosmopolitan contrasts of Bucharest on a full-day tour of Romania's capital and surrounding sights. See the best of Bucharest, including Communist relics like the supersized Parliament Palace and Revolution Square, plus the charming, French-inspired Old Town and traditional folk houses of the Village Museum. Head outside the city to dig deeper into Romanian history and myths at the royal Mogosoaia Palace and Snagov Monastery—the legendary final resting place of Dracula inspiration Vlad the Impaler.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.10
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Full-Day Bucharest City Tour

Full-Day Bucharest City Tour

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See the best of Bucharest from private transportation on a 7-hour private tour. You’ll cover more ground and do so comfortably with complimentary bottled water and wifi. This is a great options for visitors with limited time or mobility. Beginning with hotel pickup, you and your guide will discover top attractions such as the Village Museum and Palace of the Parliament.  You’ll also breeze past long lines with included admission to each attraction.
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  • 7 hours
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$115.56
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Traditions in Bucharest: Village Museum and Wine Tasting Tour

Traditions in Bucharest: Village Museum and Wine Tasting Tour

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This private combo tour in Bucharest pairs traditional Romanian culture and architecture with wine. Get a sense of country life right in the city at the open-air Village Museum, featuring faithful replicas of peasant houses, cabins, watermills, and more from all across the country. Then, get cozy at a historic manor and Bucharest’s oldest wine bar for a guided tasting of four Romanian wines served with local sausages and cheese.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.49
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Bucharest's Most Popular - Panoramic Private Car 5hrs Tour

Bucharest's Most Popular - Panoramic Private Car 5hrs Tour

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Available in English / Italiano / Français Explore Bucharest by Car with iconic with stops at Top Attractions and discover the unique History, Culture and Traditions of Romania. SafeTours: We have implemented the recommended measures for prevention and disinfection against the coronavirus to ensure the safety of travelers and guides/drivers. Private Tour Highlights: • The Revolution Square – controversies surrounding the events that lead to the Dictator’s demise • The Village Museum – authentic traditional peasant houses preserved for future generations • The Old Town – the architecture and lifestyle of Bucharest – The Little Paris • The People’s House – the Dictator’s egocentric ambition • The Romanian Athenaeum – Bucharest’s jewel of culture and architecture • The Triumphal Arch – symbol of Romania’s unification under King Ferdinand and Queen Mary authentic. inspiring. memorable. safe. Values that we hold as promise for each of our concept theme private tour experiences.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.10
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Bucharest full day tour with Parliament Palace and Village Museum

Bucharest full day tour with Parliament Palace and Village Museum

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Bucharest’s unique culture and heritage can hard to appreciate on a self-led tour. Explore the city’s highlights and hidden gems on a full day tour, and listen to your guide’s insights into landmarks including the Palace of the Parliament, Village Museum, and Revolution Square. Transfer between sites with ease via private vehicle, and save time with included hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$140.41
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Complete Tour of Bucharest by Car with Private Guide

Complete Tour of Bucharest by Car with Private Guide

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Enjoy a tour around Bucharest from the comfort of a private car and led by a local guide. We offer a best deal car tour that will take you to the most interesting places in the Romanian capital. Start with the oldest part of the city, the Patriarchal Hill, and continue on a route past major squares, emblematic buildings, large boulevards and narrow avenues that will feed your curiosity and make the most of your time. Tour Highlights: - Get an overview of the city by seeing all of the important sights in Bucharest - Inside visit of the oldest museum in Romania, the Village Museum, and the Patriarchal Cathedral - Experience all sides of Bucharest’s contrasting architecture: medieval Oriental inns, Belle Epoque palaces, communist structures - Enjoy a relaxing stroll in the Old Town - Stop by and hear the incredible stories about the largest administrative building in Europe – the Palace of the Parliament - Understand the rich history and learn about the many contrasts of Bucharest
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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$63.19
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Extended Walking Tour of Bucharest

Extended Walking Tour of Bucharest

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Exploring Bucharest on your own can be a daunting task. Get an insider’s perspective on the city’s most important landmarks and hidden gems this 6-hour guided tour. See where locals come to play at Herăstrău Park, explore traditional peasant life at the National Village Museum and ride the subway to University Square. Learn about Bucharest’s multilayered history on a walking tour of the city center, concluding at the jaw-dropping Palace of Parliament — the most famous legacy of Romania’s Communist era.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
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$102.22
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4 days Small Group Tour From Bucharest to Budapest

4 days Small Group Tour From Bucharest to Budapest

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Explore the beautiful land of Transylvania on this 5-day tour from Bucharest to Budapest. Visit a number of Romania’s highlights including Dracula’s Castle, the Royal Peles Castle, the UNESCO-listed citadel of Sighisoara and much more as you make your way to the Hungarian capital of Budapest. Learn about the history of each city from your informative guide and enjoy a stress-free trip with all accommodation and transfers taken care of.
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  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$607.21
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6 Hour PRIVATE Bucharest City Tour

6 Hour PRIVATE Bucharest City Tour

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Get a comprehensive overview of Bucharest on a six-hour sightseeing tour. Listen as your guide narrates each point of interest, including the Romanian Athenaeum and Patriarchal Church. Travel back in time at the open-air Village Museum and immerse yourself in the historical Romanian way of life.  Private transportation takes you from place to place, allowing you to cover more attractions from the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$112.33
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 Bucharest Panoramic - 4h private city tour

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Bucharest Panoramic - 4h private city tour

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Appreciating Bucharest’s unique history, culture, and landmarks can be tricky on a self-led excursion. Explore the Romanian capital on a private tour, and benefit from your guide’s undivided attention as you explore top sights such as the Palace of the Parliament, Revolution Square, and National Village Museum. Customize your departure to suit your schedule, and enjoy seamless transfer across the sprawling city by air-conditioned vehicle.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.28
$54.76
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Treasures of Romania and Bulgaria Tour from Bucharest

Treasures of Romania and Bulgaria Tour from Bucharest

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Cover the highlights of two picturesque Balkans countries—Romania and Bulgaria—during this history-packed, multi-day guided tour. Wander through well-preserved Saxon cities, visit the castle of the man who inspired the Dracula legend, and break bread with local families over a tasty traditional dinner. Tours include four-star accommodation and comfortable transportation in a private vehicle.
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  • 11 days
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$2,481.17
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$2,481.17

The Complete Walking Tour of Bucharest

The Complete Walking Tour of Bucharest

Experience everything that Bucharest has to offer on a seven-hour sightseeing tour. Groups of three people or less will enjoy private transportation by car to various locations. Follow your guide to the city’s biggest attractions, including the Village Museum, Old Town, and the Palace of the Parliament.  Along the way, you're free to customize the itinerary and set the pace of the tour.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$93.61
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$93.61
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Half-Day Private Sightseeing Tour of Bucharest and its Surroundings Package

Half-Day Private Sightseeing Tour of Bucharest and its Surroundings Package

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Experience the best of Budapest and its environs in just six hours on a private tour. Give your feet a break and enjoy private transportation from beginning to end. Stop occasionally for immersive walking tours in the most important areas.  Save time and skip the lines at the Village Museum and Mogosoaia Palace. In both locations, you set the pace while your private guide narrates. 
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.46
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Bucharest City Tour Private Car, Price/Car 1-4 Seat

Bucharest City Tour Private Car, Price/Car 1-4 Seat

Make the most of your limited time in Bucharest on a private 5-hour sightseeing tour by car. In addition to a panoramic tour past the city's most famous landmarks, you also enjoy time to explore the Village Museum, Old Town, and the People’s Salvation Cathedral. Conclude with a visit to Ceausescu Mansion, which provides a newly revealed look at the secret and outlandish lifestyle of the country's most notorious dictator.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$121.69
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$121.69
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9 Days Treasures of Romania Tour

9 Days Treasures of Romania Tour

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Romania boasts many historic and cultural landmarks, but ticking off the highlights can be difficult for visitors with limited time. Discover the country’s main attractions on a 9-day tour from Bucharest, following a comprehensive itinerary that includes Bucharest, Sibiu, and Bucovina. Transfer between locations with ease, with round-trip transportation from Bucharest airport or your hotel. Avoid hidden costs with 8 nights’ accommodation, entrance fees, and meals included as per itinerary.
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  • 9 days
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$1,872.74
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$1,872.74

11-Day Romania Tour from Bucharest with Transylvania & Bucovina

11-Day Romania Tour from Bucharest with Transylvania & Bucovina

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Spend less time organizing and more time exploring on a private 11-day tour of Romania, designed for travelers seeking a personalized experience. With your private guide, you’ll tick off Bucharest highlights such as the Palace of Parliament, visit  Poienari Castle, Vlad the Impaler’s fortress, and discover UNESCO World Heritage sites in Biertan, Bran, Brasov, and Sibiu, the capital of Transylvania. Ten nights accommodation and round-trip airport transfers are included.
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  • 11 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,512.81
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$2,512.81
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Treasures of Romania and Hungary small group tour

Treasures of Romania and Hungary small group tour

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“Treasures of Romania and Hungary Tour” takes you in just 10 days in two of the most beautiful countries in Eastern Europe: Romania and Hungary. It starts in the vivid city of Bucharest, Romania’s capital city, then it crosses the Carpathian Mountains into the exotic Transylvania where you’ll discover forgotten villages, well-preserved medieval towns and old legends. On the way, you’ll experience the rural life of Maramures, while in Hungary you’ll discover famous wine areas, admire the Baroque town of Eger and the magnificent city of Budapest.
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  • 10 days
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$2,834.06
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$2,834.06

Bucharest City Tour by Night

Bucharest City Tour by Night

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Delve into the heart of Romania’s capital on this 1.5-hour sightseeing tour of Bucharest at night. Meet your guide at a central location, just as nightfall sweeps over the city. On this tour, you’ll see a new side of Bucharest, when the locals hang out in cafes, bars and restaurants with friends and family and the buildings glow in the streetlights. Your local guide will illuminate the architecture, parks and streets with fascinating information. See The Free Press Square, The Arch of Triumph, The Palace of Parliament, Charles de Gaulle Square and many more iconic sites. You’ll never look at Bucharest the same way again.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.11
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$51.11

Private Classic Bucharest Day Trip

Private Classic Bucharest Day Trip

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Get a comprehensive tour of Budapest and enjoy the ability to travel at your own pace on this private full-day tour. Spend the day in the company of a dedicated guide, who will show you all the landmarks or can tailor the itinerary to your private group's interests. Listen to guided commentary on the Romanian capital's history, culture, architecture, and folklore as you travel; you'll learn much more than you would simply exploring on your own.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.21
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$109.21
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6 Days Transylvania and Bukovina Small Group Tour from Bucharest

6 Days Transylvania and Bukovina Small Group Tour from Bucharest

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Touring Romania’s Transylvania region without a guide may leave you with only a partial appreciation of the area’s history and folklore. Make the most of its towns, castles, and UNESCO-listed monasteries on this 8-day tour from Bucharest, with a guide for narrative you might miss by yourself. Explore Sibiu, Bucovina, and more, unravel the legend of Dracula, and take everything in knowing that transport and accommodation are organized for you. Some meals are included.
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  • 6 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$728.90
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What are National Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) hours of operation?
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National Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) hours of operation: Open Air Exhibition open daily 9am–5pm; temporary exhibitions open Wed–Sun 9am– 5pm . Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since National Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 71 National Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit National Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to National Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) costs USD 30.42. Guided National Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) tours start around USD 30.42 per person. See all 71 National Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) tickets and tours on Viator.
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