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Very interesting but not much English

This museum is only 10 lei to visit and it covers war time, independence in 1992 and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rough but worth a visit

This museum is chaotic, not hugely catering to foreign visitors but you can really transform... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
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Str. Tighina, 47, Chisinau 2001, Moldova
+373 22 272 056
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is only 10 lei to visit and it covers war time, independence in 1992 and the Transnistria war. Downstairs there is a section on Stalin repression and busts of Lenin and other Soviet memorabilia. Not much English but we got the gist. The...More

Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We decided to visit on the last day not expecting much. For me it was a perfect museum especially if you are interested in the 1992 civil war, communism, the 2nd World War, Stalin and everything else that Moldova has endured. The displays were vivid,...More

Thank joe_thomas71
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This is a real gem and is bigger than you would think. It covers a lot of the history of Moldova. There are many exhibits showing the sad times of occupation.

Thank riabinraider
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to visiting the military museum however it was disappointing. There was some interesting displays but hardly anything written in English or Romanian. We spent about an hour in the museum. No student discount, 10 leu for admission and 10 leu for...More

Thank Europeancookie
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were the only 2 visitors in the museum when we arrived. We first looked around outside, where there are some tanks, guns and an aircraft. The outside section is free. Inside, it only cost about 10 lei, very cheap. We were escorted around the...More

Thank TravellingDaveB
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We were very fortunate that we visited when it was really quite and one of the museum staff escorted us around the exhibits. She didn’t speak English but ensured we got the most from what was on offer. The rooms are arranged in a timeline...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I was the only one in the museum when I decided to visit. It costs 10lei - which is a bargain hence why would you not visit? Some of the displays on the top floor are very dated and over half the displays do not...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017

This museum is chaotic, not hugely catering to foreign visitors but you can really transform yourself to the tragic era(s) of the Moldavian history and that of the nations which were once a part of the Soviet Union.

Thank Elkabelka
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Our family went on a Sunday afternoon. The museum is very dark and they wouldn't turn on the overhead lighting making it impossible to see the exhibits. The military equipment in the yard is very cool...lots of big guns, mechanized vehicles and tanks....no cost to...More

Thank charles k
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Pretty cool museum, lots of displays and weaponry. Outside are a number of old tanks and jets, inside the tour starts in chronological order with authentic and sometimes disturbing exhibits including the Moldovan war and also footage from ww2 which I've never seen before. Lots...More

Thank Nate B
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