Ethnographic Museum ”Saint Virgin Mary”

General profile:
Main profile:
Ethnography
Collection(s):

The museum has a collection of over 480 objects. These are an illustration of the ethnographic specificity of the place and the area, part of the nation. It is worth mentioning, among other things, a loom for weaving mats, very rarely in other parts of the country, a ceramic bowl with a handle, which was for going with food to the field, about 90 years old, a tunic for lads, about 110 years, etc. The oldest objects are over 90-100 years old. During the warm season, various cultural projects are being carried out in the courtyard of the museum, including the hosting of various events and activities, including traditional folk seminars and workshops for tannery fabrics. Objectives of interes...t in the area: St. John the Baptist Church, an architectural jewel in the village of Bila, Schitu commune. It is one of the most beautiful places of worship in Giurgiu County. The town is 32 km away from Giurgiu and 36 km away from Bucharest. The church can be seen even remotely from the Giurgiu-Ghimpaţi highway. The inscription says that this holy church, dedicated to the Holy Prophet John the Baptist, "was built from the foundation, in the years 1927-1939, in the days of His Majesty King Carol II and the first Patriarch of Romania, His Holiness Patriarch of Romania. Miron Cristea, at the expense of the community, the priests being John I. Braila (1925-1936) and Florin C. Stanculescu (1936).


County:
Giurgiu
Locality:
Bila
Commune:
Schitu
Address:
Strada Plopilor nr. 52
Postal code:
087201
Access:
By car:
From Bucharest it goes on DN6 towards Ghimpate to Petrom station, then left on road 5B. A few kilometres away you can see the impressive church of Bila on your left. The road continues to a silo, where it turns left (it will be a road sign to the museum), on road 108, then enters the village. The museum is on the left side of the road and will soon be visually marked.
By public transport: line of minibuses: Bucharest-Răsuceni-Bila.
Time table:
By prior phone appointment (0744.246.345)
Phone :
0744.246.345
Administrative subordination:
Private Museum/Collection
Importance:
Local
Founded:
2018
Museum code:
9010499301
Director:
Lucian-Mihai Marin
Contact person:
Maria Marin
Position:
Custode
Classified :