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Malye Karely Open Air Museum

Arkhangelsk, Russia
+7 818 220-41-64
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not bad but could be much better

I was brought here by our client on a rainy afternoon, the museum is huge, and in the middle of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ricky v
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Fascinating place!

This place is well worth a visit. The restored wooden buildings provide a fascinating insight into... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
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Arkhangelsk, Russia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was brought here by our client on a rainy afternoon, the museum is huge, and in the middle of the forest, so it can be cold in winter and spring, while mosquitoes in summer. the museum has lots of wooden houses, towers and building....More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This place is well worth a visit. The restored wooden buildings provide a fascinating insight into lifestyles of the communities who lived in the area years go. Great fun for the kids too!

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I was lead back in time with an excellant tour guide who answered all our groups questions. This is one of the finest exsamples of restoration and preservation of living. And there is so much more I didn't see that makes me want to return...

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

This tourist attraction provides not only the beautiful landscapes but also the northern cuisine,guided excursions. You may even participate in the festival, ride the horse sledge. In some museum's rooms or houses you may observe the style of life of northern peasants and merchants. Don't...More

Thank Julianik77
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

It is a nice village of authentic korelean hourses, windmills and impressive churches on a huge area. It took us around an hour to explore. It really made our day.

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

It really depends on your interest. It is an incredible museum, with unique structures and landscape. Unfortunately, if you go on your own most of it is only in Russian. But, they have people in the more important buildings to explain their importance and how...More

Thank John S
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Even though I live in Arkhangelsk for over 20 years, but regularly-at least twice a year to visit family and this wonderful place! Nature, fresh air, beauty, great holidays and excursions.

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Extremely boring. "Here is an old house, this is where they slept, this is where they cooked. Here is an old church. It had two floors."

Thank Magnus B
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Best and biggest wooden architecture museum in Russia with wonderful personnel. Especially recommend Ekaterina Kolpakova as an excursionist- exceptional knowledge, skills, education and intellect, simply one of the best excursions I've ever experienced worldwide

Thank tauiil
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Vast territory, many exibits or wooden houses, wind mills, churches, barns etc. These exibits were collected from Arkhangelsk region and carefully installed here. Give at least 3-4 hours for this museum, it's worth it!

Thank Artem K
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