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The House of Scientists

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Lystopadovoho Chynu vul. 6, Lviv 79000, Ukraine
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

Situated near the University (which is NOT where is was represented on my tourist map, nor where the Lviv Tourist Centre said it was), this is an interesting piece of history and architecture. Worth visiting if architecture and intellectual history interests you. (Speaking of L'viv...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Rik214
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Magnificent C19th architecture. Inside and out, designed by two famous Austrian (?) Architects. 30hyr to go inside. A few rooms and the amazing Staircase. Will take you 30 minutes.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

The architecture it's amazing! As you walk in is like stepping in the past with the marvelous wooden stair case. I loved the chimney's design. One room that I like in particular had a beautiful space for the orchestra. The garden is beautifully design too....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

A great place to take photos is the curving carved staircase! Doesn’t take long to go through the building. No furniture...Just the architecture. You can imagine what it was like in it’s time. The fire p,aces and parquet floors are beautiful!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

We put this place on our list of things to see while in Lviv but we actually stumbled across it quite by chance, which gave our visit a rather serendipitous feel to it. It doesn't take long to go round but it provides a flavour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

The building of exchange in the past, this house of scientists holds a breathtaking wooden Interior, big mirrors and atmosphere of the late 19 - early 20th century. Save an hour for this place - it is situated right next to the main building of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

Bright modern interior of the central hall, with a carved wooden staircase, will not leave indifferent fans of architecture!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

The house of scientists used to be an old Polish casino and you can still notice the spirit of that past times in the building. Wonderful interiors made of wood are a perfect example of a long and pasionate Polish history of Lwów and its...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

This IS the place where you must have your camera with you. The design (some parts need restoration though) is great.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

I don't think I've seen something more beautiful in a while. This is a must see in Lviv. Just don't go there on the wedding days (Friday and Saturday) since there are a lot of couples and it will be harder to make a good...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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