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"ASTRA" Museum of Traditional Folk Civilisation

Subordination"ASTRA" National Museum Complex
Museum code69665022
Name"ASTRA" Museum of Traditional Folk Civilisation
CountySibiu
LocalitySIBIU
AddressStr. Pădurea Dumbrava (Calea Răşinari) nr. 16
Postal code550399
Telephone0269.202.447; 0269/202.400
Fax0269.242.419
E-MAIL addressoffice@muzeulastra.ro; mal@muzeulastra.ro; mcpt@muzeulastra.ro
Accessfrom Calea Răşinari, two entrances
Time tableMonday - Friday: 10:00 - 18:00, Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 - 20:00 (summer); Monday - Sunday: 9:00 - 17:00
DirectorCiprian Angel Ştefan
Collection(s)The Dumbrava Sibiului open air museum contains six theme sectors: Processes and procedures for turning animal and vegetal products into food - hunting, fishing, bee keeping, cattle breeding, winegrowing, oil seed processing, agriculture, milling; Transport and communication technology and means - transports, communications; Processes and procedures for producing raw materials for making construction materials and household objects - wood, stone, metal and clay processing; Processes and procedures for skin and animal and vegetal fibres processing for clothes and household objects - skin and fur processing, animal fibres processing; Public and social building; Monumental sculpture exhibition. The museum heritage includes about 140 monuments, containing 300 constructions with over 20,000 inventory pieces. The museum was established under the name of the Folk Technology Museum, due to the scientific plans elaborated by the ethnographer Cornel Irimie, the former manager of Brukenthal Museum.
CategoryMuzeu judeţean
General profileEthnography
Main profileEthnography
WEB addresshttp://www.muzeulastra.ro/
Virtual Tourhttp://muzeulastra.ro/vizitare/vizita-virtuala.html
PublicationsCorneliu Bucur, Muzeul Civilizaţiei Populare Tradiţionale „ASTRA” (Dumbrava Sibiului). Catalog, Sibiu, Editura „ASTRA Museum”, 2007, 448 p. (ediţie şi în limba engleză); Ovidiu Baron, Olga Popa, Adrian Scheianu, Găleşoaia. Lumea veche vs. Lumea nouă, Sibiu, Editura „ASTRA Museum”, 2009, 56 p.; Corneliu Bucur, Patrimoniul tehnic tradiţional (preindustrial) din România. Categorii, tipologii, structuri social-istorice / The patrimony of the traditional (pre-industrial) technology in Romania. Categories, typologies, social-historical structures, Sibiu, Editura „ASTRA Museum”, 2009, 70 p. (ediţia a II-a); Ciprian Ştefan, Monumente de arhitectură tradiţională în Muzeul ASTRA, Sibiu, Editura „ASTRA Museum”, 2010, 80 p.; peste 40 cărţi poştale cu imagini din muzeul în aer liber.
Contact personMarius Florin Streza
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Founded1963
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