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Museum of Wooden Architecture

ul. Prosveshchenija, d. 1B, Kostroma, Russia
(4942) 37-25-73
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Ranked #3 of 68 Attractions in Kostroma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
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Paris, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This open air museum shows some izbas and the way paysan leaves in the older time. It is very interesting to see, and the walk in the museum is very enjoyable. Very interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

While on a group trip we stopped by the Museum of Wooden Architecture and I absolutely LOVED it! I enjoyed a leisurely stroll through the many wooden structures. I marveled at the beauty and simplicity of their architecture. There were a few ladies dressed up for the times the buildings were lived in and completed the picture of what life... More

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Moscow, Russia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is an open-air museum. It feels more like being in a country side here - very calm and quiet. It is close to the Ipatiev Monastery. So it would make sense to visit both places the same day. Basically it's a place where wooden houses from all over the Kostroma region were brought and put together. There are typical... More

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Gold Coast
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402 reviews 402 reviews
273 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

This outdoor museum has either relocated or restored many houses and church from around Russia. There is a small stream and a path that leads to various houses built in various styles and depending on the status of the owner with different levels of comfort and space. Almost all of the buildings are made of wood. Like the normal houses... More

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