The University of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine is one of the oldest educational institutes in Romania. The campus has a surface of 38 ha and hosts 7 faculties.
The campus is a small oasis in the middle of the city, containing university buildings, dorms, bars, restaurants and recreational areas along with parks, gardens, vineyards, arboretum etc.
The University of Arts in Bucharest (UNARTE) opened its doors to inspiring Romanian artists in the late 19th century. The UNARTE hosts a wide variety of art departments and faculties focusing on interdisciplinary studies and student exchange programs that help the development of artistic research.
With a collection of textiles and costumes, icons, ceramics, and other artifacts of Romanian peasant life, The Romanian Peasant Museum is one of Europe’s leading museums of popular arts and traditions.
The National Village Museum is an outdoor museum with a surface of 10 ha, situated in the Herastrau park. The venue aims to provide a comprehensive picture of the architectural styles used in building the traditional rural buildings throughout Romania.
The area was initially meant to be an artificial lake, a water reserve for Bucharest, but due to the high permeability of the soil, the water kept infiltrating in the ground, unable to reach a suitable level.
The Geology Museum, part of the Institute of Geology, contains a documented study of solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change. The Institute is planning to open its gates to an outdoor Lapidarium in the backyard of the museum.