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National Museum of History of Moldova



31 August 1989 St., 121 A, MD 2012 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Opening Hours

Daily 10am – 6pm (April - October)
10am – 5pm (November - March).
Admission to the Museum is stopped 20 minutes before closing.
Closed: On Fridays, 1, 7, and 8 January, 8 March, first and second day of Easter, Memorial Easter, 1 May, 27, 31 August, and 25 December.

Admission Fees
Permanent exhibition:

Adults - 10 MDL
Pensioners, adults with moderate disabilities / disability of the 3rd degree - 5 MDL
Students - 5 MDL
School students - 2 MDL

Temporary exhibitions and the Treasure Room:

adults - 10 MDL
students - 5 MDL
pupils - 3 MDL

Working Hours of the Museum Ticket Office

10:00 - 16:20 - November - March
10:00 - 17:20 - April - October

Free Admission

Preschool children (under 7 years), children from residential institutions, children (under 18 years) with disabilities and their accompanying, adults with severe and obvious disabilities (disability of the 1st and 2nd degree), military conscripts, official and cultural delegations (within the opening hours of the museum), employees of the national museum network, Ministry of Education, Culture and Research, and national institutions in the field of cultural heritage, ICOM and ICOMOS card holders

Admission is free for all visitors on the last Saturday and Sunday of each month

Free Wi-Fi Zone in the museum

In the courtyard of the National History Museum of Moldova there is Wi-Fi Internet access for visitors

Costs of Guided Tours

For a group of 5 - 30 people:

Adults - 50 MDL
Students - 30 MDL

Guided tours in foreign languages:

Adults - 100 MDL
Students - 80 MDL

Guided tours are free for children from residential institutions and military conscripts


Museum-guided tours must be reserved at least 24 hours in advance, by phone: + 373 (22) 24-04-26

Contact information

Tel.: + 373 (22) 24-43-25, 24-04-26
Fax: + 373 (22) 24-43-69
E-mail: nationalmuseum@gmail.com
Public transport

Trolleybuses №№ 7, 16, 25, 30, 31, 32 to the 31 August 1989 St. Station



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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31 August 1989 St., 121 A, MD 2012, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Secretariat: +373 (22) 24-43-25
Department of Public Relations and Museum Education: +373 (22) 24-04-26
Fax: +373 (22) 24-43-69
E-mail: office@nationalmuseum.md
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