We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pirogovo Open-Air Museum

Krasnozemnaya St. | Pirohiv, Kiev 02000, Ukraine
(044) 526-25-27
Website
Improve this listing
91%
Ranked #6 of 323 Attractions in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Attraction details
Type: Museums
Hours:
Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Write a Review

273 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    191
    60
    18
    4
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This was the waste of time is a little out of the way I went in late summer and it was a little on the cold side and windy most of the items from food too drink were expensive from the history side it was good you find out what and the way those from the Ukraine lived around 500... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Budapest
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Ok, I am not a big hiker, but even if I would be it is better to visit this place by car. You have to pay some extra for entering by car though. The open air museum is huge and if you are not a determined hiker or if it is too cold, too warm, too windy or you are... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is an interesting place but it is very exposed to the elements. Plan a visit on a mild day, try to find an English speaking guide so you can understand more. Except to pay some $20 to 40 for an afternoon for the guide.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kiev, Ukraine
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
33 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A very nice place to feel the real spirit of Ukraine and visit different parts of the country in 1 place. Here you can find old houses dated from several centures ago, mills and other authentic constructions, as well as can eat Ukrainian food and buy souvenirs

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kiev
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
19 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If you can't travel all around Ukraine, but want to get some idea of how big and diverse this country is a good idea is to go to this open air museum that has typical buildings from the many regions of Ukraine. These buildings give you some idea of what it was like to live in Ukraine for the past... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Very interesting to see the change in the living lifestyles of Ukraine from hundreds of years ago to present.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The history and location a short distance from Kiev , tapestry display UKR design pottery plates and glass. so informative to see how lives were lived in the cutest of homes warm and cosy. family is everything.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kiev, Ukraine
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
53 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you want to get lost in a quiet calm place far from the urban life, you should go there, where everything would remind you about life in the village. Especially recommended for those who were born and lived in the village. You will find a lot of things that resemble you your own native village. Open air festivals and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lecco, Italy
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
33 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Everytime full of people, Piragovo museum is a very big park. Inside you can find "small villages" in different period. It's possible arrive here by Mashrutka (the yellow small buses in Ukraine). There are mills, fields, good food, very good food, a lot of houses. The problem is that is so big and one day maybe is not enough.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kiev, Ukraine
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I just Love it! Nature is everywhere, good food and the spirit of Ukraine! This place is stunning! Amazing

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Pirogovo Open-Air Museum also viewed

 

Been to Pirogovo Open-Air Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Pirogovo Open-Air Museum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?