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Vitoslavitsy Museum of Folk Wooden Architecture

Yurevskoe shosse, Veliky Novgorod 173007, Russia
+7 816 277-81-60
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Yurevskoe shosse, Veliky Novgorod 173007, Russia
+7 816 277-81-60
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good exhibition, you can look how live our ancestors, but! More than 50% buildings under construction now, but you will know about it only after you payed money. At the same time good support from attending personnel when you ask questions (in Russian of course).

Thank Shcherbakov E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the oldest buildings in Russia are found here. So interesting to see recreations of both rich and poor styles of houses too.

Thank Natasha C
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The wooden architecture museums are marvellous, they were all taken from the local area and brought here and preserved in a village like setting and the homes and builidngs filled with items the people would have used. Very interesting to see the different levels of...More

Thank DollyBirdScotland
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Good that tourists are let into many huts, bad that not into all of them due to the on-going restoration. Pathes are not everywhere fit for heels walking.

Thank Karin V
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The Museum is basically a vast scenic park with beautiful nature, the ground of which is covered with amazing wooden buildings brought here from different parts of Novgorod region. Thanks to that through this architecture the visitors can receive close-to-perfect understanding of how Russia looked...More

Thank sirkuta
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Absolutely great, especially in the end of February - beginning of March, when "Maslenitsa" (end of winter) is celebrated.

Thank maxim_bobin
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Just very close to the St. George ( St Yuriev) Monastery is located this beautiful museum of folk wooden art and architecture. Also, the Vitoslavitsy Museum is set in the beautiful entourage of the forest, river Volkhov and two lakes. In fact, this Museum represents...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Fascinating open air museum. The buildings are beautiful and unlike anything I've seen elsewhere. I would particularly recommend visiting the little farm, the woman who runs it is fantastic and clearly very passionate about what she does.

1  Thank Nicola C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to this historic open air museum - we found it the most picturesque place in the Novgorod region. Vitoslavlitsy, near the medieval city of Novgorod the Great, features an impressive array of wooden structures ranging from small chapels (including impressive...More

1  Thank denver60
Reviewed 4 February 2017

A lot of different log houses and churches. Intresting ethnic museum of Russian folklore and old life stile.

1  Thank Valdo R
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