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Museum of Wooden Architecture

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Address: Prosveshcheniya st., 1, Kostroma 156004, Russia
Phone Number: (4942) 37-25-73
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a day visit

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

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.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 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 boating,you can enter the wooden houses and other wooden buildings to see how the people... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 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 low for such a gem, I think it was 50 roubles. If I lived in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

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.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 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 used to be a home for real people - you can read even their names... More 

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Personally, I enjoy traditional wooden architecture but this exhibition surprises by the number of exhibits. There you can find old wooden churches, mills and the whole street of wooden houses ranging from very poor to very rich. Expierenced guides will tell you interesting stories about life in medieval Russia. You will be able to see geniune things and furniture used... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A visit to this place makes you really wanna go back in time where you could be surrounded by serene artistic natural beauty instead of concrete jungles. Beautiful cottages from different parts of history adorn this estate, offering a glimpse into the life people led then.

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Paris, France
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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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Modesto
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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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Ivanovo, Russia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I have known and loved this museum for years but my latest visit turned a huge disappointment: my son-in-law was refused to try his hand at shooting an arrow (there is this attraction provided by a local archery club or so they said) on discriminating grounds of him being a foreigner. However, he was accompanied by two professional interpreters (my... More 

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