«The one who doesn’t know his past is not worthy of any future». Maxim Rylsky, Ukrainian national poem writer.
|Blacksmith`s day||The full hut
Day of children`s creative work
The 400 acres big National Museum of Folk Architecture and Lifestyle of Ukraine is the biggest open air museum in the Eastern Europe! It is often called Pirogovo museum after the near-by village. Here you can feel the «real Ukraine». You are to be enchanted with folk-lore, Gogol’s fairy-tales, Shevchenko’s verses and Kotlyarevsky’s poems. (These three are the classic Ukrainian writers). You must enjoy the view of wonderful forest! You must enjoy the smell of meadows air! It is so natural to forget about the enormous city making noise in a few kilometers.
The museum in Pirogovo is an open air architectural and landscape complex representing all historical and ethnographical zones of Ukraine. The Ukrainian national and cultural legacy of the 16th - 20th centuries is preserved in this skansen type museum.
During your visit to the museum you will see the most ancient Ukrainian peasant's hut of 1587 (!), the most ancient wooden church of Ukraine and the hills with traditional wind mills. No doubt you will enjoy your complete immersion in the atmosphere of national mode of life and folk-lore of Ukraine.
Theatrical shows and folk crafts fairs are very popular in this unique museum. Collection of folk clothes, utensils for every day life and icons from all regions of Ukraine is the integral part of the museum display.
Many folk and national holidays are celebrated in the museum every year.
Here is some useful information:
- The tour is 3 hours.
- Our English, Arabic, Hebrew, Italian, Spanish, German, French, Czech and so on speaking guides are at your service. All our guides are high qualified licensed tour guides.
- You can order your private tour any time. We can provide you with transportation service too.
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