The Vâlcea Village Museum


The ValceaVillageMuseum has outlined its thematic profile as early as 1974 under the form of a village-museum, intended to recreate the functional image of a traditional rural settlement with all its social and cultural institutions, on an 8-hectare surface. This museum is currently representative through its four sectors: household – house sector, consisting of 42 units and over 12,000 museum objects, the social – cultural sector of the public utility monuments, which include a rural primary school at the beginning of the 20th century, an inn dating back at the end of the 19th century, a wooden church built in 1785; wooden cradle, handicrafts sector – folk techniques, showcasing the procedures and techniques of processing raw materials necessary for the manufacturing of various tools, pots and general household items, and others, the specialized constructions sector – represented by several units illustrating the objects placed at the village border or in the mountainous area: roadside crosses, border fountains, bee gardens, a  sheepfold, security towers, etc.

Visiting schedule:

Summer: Monday – closed; Tuesday – Sunday – 10.00 – 18.00

Winter: Monday – closed; Tuesday – Sunday –10.00 – 17.00