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Museum of Wooden Architecture

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2 weeks ago
“Very interesting Museum”
1 Oct 2018
“Many preserved houses and buildings”
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Prosveshheniya st., 1b, Kostroma 156004, Russia
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+7 494 237-25-73
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you are in Kostroma, please take the time to visit this museum. You will get a great impression about russian wooden architecture of gone centuries. The people at this place also tell interesting things about the history of those houses and churches. A real...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank erdinger1973
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Staff friendly and cheerfully show you their house and explain life. A nice place to stroll around and explore

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sheila R
Reviewed 3 November 2016

can you imagine you don't have modern equipment, but your art is perfect , this is very famous area in the russian please visit and respect to real architect

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank 306burhant
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Really like it...you can see how people live before (house and conditions), have possibility to make photo in costums, on little river or lake- you can try yourself floating in wooden boat

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Natasa N
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Really worth to have a visit there if u r interested with Russian historical architecture. But definitely you must have a tour guide as it far from town. I think it's better if u come during spring.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Cheng T
Reviewed 31 August 2015

It is not so interesting from the point of historic knowledge, but very good for relaxation during hot or warm weather: large space with a lot of greenery helps you to spend some time while seeing some examples of 19-20 century provincial architecture.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Andrei G
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Visited the museum of wooden architecture for the day from yaroslavl and found it to be a nice change from the usual suspects that we had been visiting (mainly churches) it is set in an area with nice scenery with a river where there is...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank mungled
Reviewed 4 July 2015

I wish we weren't in the town for literally a couple of days only - this place is like a real village, with all kinds of old buildings standing along a small winding river (where you can rent a boat). The admission price was ridiculously...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Elena B
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

My family and I visit every time we come to Kostroma. It's very beautiful and scenic as well as interesting. We have young children and they enjoy it very much. We love taking family photos here.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Simon S
Reviewed 21 January 2015

liked the place - even in winter it was nice to walk through old wooden buildings drowning in snow. But when you get in (note - not all buildings are open in winter) you feel it alive, unlike many museums. Maybe that's because all buildings...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank AlexanderY
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