Museum of Cahul Land

The Museum of Cahul Land was founded in 1958 and has over 16 thousand exhibits with an undisputable artistic and patrimonial value...

City: Cahul city

Country: Moldova

The Museum of Cahul Land presents to the public in its exhibition halls, information about the life of the inhabitants of southern Bessarabia. It contains a nature section which includes themed collections of birds and animals and a history section that presents the evolution of human society from the Paleolithic to the Roman pre-state formations. The history of Cahul city, from the 15th century to the present, is presented in the exhibition "Scheia, Frumoasa, Cahul" and the temporary exhibition "Cahul events and destinies". Ethnographic section arouses a particular interest. Opened in 1979, it consists of a peasant house, a shed and a smithy of the late 19th century - early 20th century. The exhibition of towels, carpets, wall carpets, shells, furniture, technical and agricultural inventory, offer the visitor the experience of the material and spiritual complexity of this nation.

The Museum of Cahul Land is open not only to the locals, but it also operates within the cultural projects at national and international levels (participating in exhibitions, scientific conferences, scientific and practical seminars, fairs etc.)

Key Features:

-        Contains over 16 thousand exhibits;

-        It comprises three sections: nature, history, ethnography;

-        There is an ethnographic complex opened in 1979.

Connections with nearby attractions:

-        "St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel" Cathedral, Cahul city;

-        Musical and Dramatic Republican Theater "B.P. Hasdeu",  Cahul city;

-        Central Park "Grigore Vieru", Cahul city.

Events organized in the Region:

-        International Festival “Mărţişor”

-        International Festival “Nufărul Alb” (White water lily)

-        Child International Day

-        Folk Dance International Festival “Bobocelul”

-        Family Festival

-        Traditional Costume National Day

-        Independence Day of the Republic of Moldova

-        National Interethnic Festival “Ethnic Groups Festival”

-        Traditions and customs Festival “Florile Dalbe”

-        Republican Tournament of Graeco-Roman Wrestling

-        International Tournament of ping-pong and cycling competitions

-        Football Championship of Cahul district

-        Football Republican Tournament “Guguţă” (boys)

-        Football Republican Tournament “Speranţa” (girls)

-        Football Cup of the president of Cahul district

Target groups: children, students, families.

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