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"Popa" Museum

Museum code51620000139
Name"Popa" Museum
CountyNeamţ
LocalityTÂRPEŞTI
CommunePETRICANI
Postal code617317
Telephone0233.785.112, 0233.785.111
Fax0233.785.112
E-MAIL addresspopamuseum@gmail.com; popamuseum@yahoo.com
Access12 km from Târgu Neamţ
Time table8.00 - 20.00
Collection(s)The founder of the museum, Nicolae Popa (1919 - 2010) was a folk artist and a remarkable cultural animator: sculptor, creator of traditional masks and costumes, author of three folklore volumes of which one, autobiographical, in verses, donator of 1900 folk objects which enriched the collections of ethnographic museums in the country and abroad, animator of folk performances and collector. His collection of masks and costumes, sculptures in wood and stone, photos, pottery, textiles, leather belts, tools, icons, numismatics, swords and spears, religious items, musical instruments and many other household objects is opened to the public. The museum has 14 rooms and exhibits in the open air.
General profileEthnography
Main profileEthnography
WEB addresshttp://www.muzeulpopa.ro/
Contact personNicolae Popa, Elena Rotaru-Popa
Positionproprietari
Founded1964
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Copyright National Heritage Institute (cIMeC) Bucharest - 1999-2017          Last update: 19.11.2017          Contact: muzee@cimec.ro
Responsible: Irina Oberländer-Târnoveanu irina@cimec.ro