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Philatelic Collection

The collection contains 36,105 postage stamps and philatelic material issued in more than 50 countries worldwide. Chronological framework of the collection includes 19th – 20th centuries. Among the objects can be mentioned particularly the following: Series of stamps issued by the State Enterprise “Posta Moldovei” during 1991 – 2006 (“State Emblem of the Republic of Moldova”, “National Flag of the Republic of Moldova”, “Moldova – a Member of the UN”, “Awards of the Republic of Moldova”, “Treasures of Museums in the Republic of Moldova”, etc.); Collection of stamps and postcards of Bessarabia (1812-1918); National chronological collection of stamps of Romania (1862-1976); General chronological collection of postage stamps of USSR (1918-1991); Collection of stamps of Bulgaria (1954-1976); Collection of stamps of the Republic of Cuba (1962-1981); etc.

Philatelic Collection



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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