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Belarusian Folk Museum of Architecture and Rural Life

Ozertso village, Minsk District, Minsk 223021, Belarus
+375 17 209-41-63
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Slightly disappointed

I was really looking forward to visit this museum. While it's located in a suburb, once inside the... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2017
Reykjavik, Iceland
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Very interesting place.

You will see a typical old wooden dwellings with ancient typical artifacts. Gives a good impression... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2017
Andrew T
London, United Kingdom
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Ozertso village, Minsk District, Minsk 223021, Belarus
+375 17 209-41-63
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Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

I was really looking forward to visit this museum. While it's located in a suburb, once inside the quite expansive museum grounds you only have beautiful, typical Belarusian nature around you. The old village houses are nice, interesting and the staff (no English spoken) very...More

Thank bldavid
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

You will see a typical old wooden dwellings with ancient typical artifacts. Gives a good impression where most of usual people lived in past century at Belarus lands.

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Ideal variant for the people who'd like to have rest of city activity and become closer to nature. In a sunny day it's wonderful place, but there's nothing to do in a rainy one.

Thank Katya M
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

This museum shows traditional houses and other buildings from villages from different parts of Belarus. You can see them inside and get more info from museum staff. There are also different events held sometimes (like folk fest "Kamyanitsa" in September). It's located not far from...More

Thank Maria D
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Great place to see small part of the Belorussian history. It is interesting exposition of a historical village. Houses, church, gardens, school, windmill, restaurant...everything "old time look". We loved the school exhibition! Good place for the family: walking outside in the fresh air (we were...More

Thank oskorusa
Reviewed March 1, 2016

Very interesting and interactive tour! You get to try food, home-made "moonshine", make your own horseshoe if you want, for example, and talk with the guides and people who demonstrate live how different crafts are done. Guides are genuinely kind. You can also buy souvenirs...More

Thank ocsav2016
Reviewed February 26, 2016

Its a gem of a place if you are interested in folk arts and history. thoroughly enjoyed my visit which spanned over 2 hours.

Thank Himanshu86
Reviewed February 1, 2016

This is a village, where you can see the life in old times. The guide met in traditional dress with the bread and salt. Although it was very cold, the whole group only followed the beautiful guide, who built in our eyes the whole village,...More

Thank Maia M
Reviewed November 16, 2015

a nice place to see not far from Minsk city , a nice walk in the Belarusian nature , a traditional native village and houses showing how the daily life use to be in a traditional village , a day to enjoy with family and...More

Thank Wiss74
Reviewed November 3, 2015

The open air museum contains many buildings from all over Belarus and from different periods of time but mostly from the late 18th to the early 20th century. Some buildings are original, others have been built from scratch and others are hybrids built from new...More

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