The National Museum of History of Moldova (Romanian: Muzeul Național de Istorie a Moldovei) is a museum in Central Chişinău, Moldova. Over 263,000 exhibits, 165,000 of which belong to the national heritage, are exhibited in the National Museum of History, founded in 1983 on the former Regional Lyceum. It is situated on 121a, 31 August 1989 str., in the historical center of Chişinău. In the museum yard there is the Capitoline Wolf, the copy of the one in Rome. Every year almost 15 exhibitions are held in the museum; which are important events in Moldova. The museum is structured into many scientific sections: Ancient History and Archaeology, Medieval History, History of Basarabia, Contemporary History, Treasures.
After a similar series issued in 2004, the Post of Moldova has released a new beautiful series (4 stamps) entitled "Treasures of the Past" ("Comorile trecutului"), dedicated to various gold and silver objects preserved in the National Museum of History in Chişinău. These 4 stamps (design : Lilian Iaţco, print run : 100,000 each), each printed in a sheetlet composed of 8 stamps + 1 central label (depicting the main entrance of the museum), appear on the official FDC (print run : 300) with postmarks from Chişinău (MD-2012). Read more..