Berestye Archeological Museum, Brest

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Discover an authentic East Slavic wooden town dating back to the 13th century at Berestye Archeological Museum. The Belarusian academy of archaeologists worked on the excavations of the 1,800 sq m (19,375 sq ft) site from 1968 until 1981. Walk along the three main streets and see the remnants of houses, barns, and craftspeople's workshops. The museum features 28 log cabins and many artifacts dating back to the 10th and 14th centuries. Browse through a number of everyday items made of iron, leather, and fabric. A huge modern pitched roof made of concrete, glass, and aluminum shields the site. Put Berestye Archeological Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Brest trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • While the remains are spectacular in my opinion, and the archaeological objects found very interesting, the museum is cold and empty. A big hole for the excavations and remains, and then dusty wooden ...  more »
  • A small museum, organized around the excavations of ancient settlement Berestie. Also exposed archeological finds, objects of everyday life of the ancient Slavs. Some utensils, ornaments, little different from today. Very informative and original, and is a Museum next to the Brest fortress
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  • This museum will be interesting for children to expand their view of the life of ancient Slavs, really all informative and impressive
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