Buffalo Museum

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

Heritage of the museum consists of about a thousand exhibits related to the growth and explotation of buffalo, occupation with a tradition of over a century in the village of Mera: which sleds, yokes, saddles, harnesses, forks, rakes, Tanja, bells, chairs for milking, milk pots, lamps and lanterns, skimmed milk separators, etc. Bells collection is the richest, has more than 100 pieces. Alongside these traditional objects in the museum are exhibited photographs, maps and documents proving age and continuity of these occupations. The museum was inaugurated May 23, 2009, in the former school building, under the patronage of Primula Foundation. The initiative of establishing the museum belonged ...to biology professor Gyorgy Varga, son of the village and former director of the local school, which is the also curator of the museum.


County:
Cluj
Locality:
Mera
Commune:
Baciu
Address:
Strada Principlă nr. 27
Postal code:
407057
Access:
Housed in the former school building, located about 50 m from the village center Mera, located at a distance of 20 km from Cluj-Napoca to Zalau on E81 and DJ141B.
Time table:
on demand
Phone :
0264.281.008
Administrative subordination:
Private Museum/Collection
Importance:
Local
Founded:
2009
Museum code:
7110310
Contact person:
Varga Gyorgy
Position:
Custode
Classified :