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National Museum of History of Moldova


At present, the museum heritage numbers 348,619 pieces, 223,904 of which are part of the main collection with a historical, documentary, and artistic value, some of which belong to the national treasury of culture. The main collection of the museum has the following structure:
- Archaeological pieces - 23,693
- Documents - 24,047
- Photographs - 16,044
- Numismatic objects - 56,755
- Old books -  693
- Periodicals - 25,002
- Ethnographic pieces - 1,236
- Inventory and objects of personal use - 6,740
- Decorative art - 1,823
- Plastic art:
                 Paintings - 1,098
                 Graphics - 3,557
                 Sculpture - 141
- Furniture - 238
- Weapons and armor - 1,579
- Technical objects - 842
- Philately - 36,105
- Other - 21,126.

Particular attention is given to the development, conservation, restoration, and informatization of the museum collections.

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Independent Moldova
Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic
Bessarabia and MASSR between the Two World Wars
Bessarabia and Moldavian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the Period between the Two World Wars
Revival of National Movement
Time of Reforms and their Consequences
Abolition of Autonomy. Bessarabia – a New Tsarist Colony
Period of Relative Autonomy of Bessarabia within the Russian Empire
Phanariot Regime
Golden Age of the Romanian Culture
Struggle for Maintaining of Independence of Moldova
Formation of Independent Medieval State of Moldova
Era of the
Great Nomad Migrations
Early Middle Ages
Iron Age and Antiquity
Bronze Age
Aeneolithic Age
Neolithic Age
Palaeolithic Age


The National Museum of History of Moldova takes place among the most significant museum institutions of the Republic of Moldova, in terms of both its collection and scientific reputation.
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