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Museum of Brăila. Ethnography and Folk Art Department

Subordination„Carol I” Museum of Brăila
Museum code6916502
NameMuseum of Brăila. Ethnography and Folk Art Department
AddressGrădina Publică
Postal code810022
Telephone0339-401002, 0339-401003, 0339-401004
E-MAIL addresssediu@MuzeulBrailei.ro
Accessclose to the Catholic Church and Public Garden
Time tableclosed
DirectorIonel Cândea
Collection(s)The first ethnographic exhibition opened in 1970, in a wing of the Museum of Brăila building, situated on 3 Traian Square. Following the researches conducted from then onwards, researches that led to the uncovering of a large number of ethnographic and folk art pieces, the Ethnographic and Folk Art Department was established. The permanent exhibition opened on the 1st of June 1976. It functioned in a building situated on 4 Galaţi Street, under the name of "Ethnography Exhibition". On the 20th of May 1984 the new permanent exhibition opened in a building standing in the Public Garden. The collections of the Ethnography and Folk Art department illustrate traditional trades - agriculture (vine, fruit and vegetables growing), fishing, shepherding, animal breeding, hunting, household utensils, crafts - in wood, iron, stone-domestic trades, industries - hemp processing, rural architecture (decorative fragments, pillars etc.); folk art - interior textiles (wool and cotton fabrics), costumes, spiritual life - ritual artefacts, wood and glass icons, traditional customs.
General profileEthnography
Main profileEthnogaphy
WEB addresshttps://www.muzeulbrailei.ro/etnografie/istoric-1/
Contact personGabriela Cloşcă
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