Malye Karely Open Air Museum, Arkhangelsk

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See how the inhabitants of the Russain north lived before mass production and large urban centers at Malye Karely Open Air Museum. For centuries, wood was the only readily available building material, and the locals mastered its use to perfection. Today this open-air museum preserves some of the best examples of the forgotten craft from all over the region. Enter the traditional houses, churches, and workshops to see their authentically furnished interiors, and you'll quickly find yourself imagining what life was like in more peaceful times. Guides dressed in traditional attire provide tours of the collection. Put Malye Karely Open Air Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Arkhangelsk tourist route planner.
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  • Be sure to come here. The location is ideal for exploring the great outdoors. eat better, take it with you.
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  • This tourist attraction provides not only the beautiful landscapes but also the northern cuisine,guided excursions. You may even participate in the festival, ride the horse sledge. In some museum's ro...  more »
  • Mandatory attendance at the Museum! Huge area with a variety of buildings (houses/Mills/churches etc) from an open-air tree. Housekeeper in national costumes. Be sure to take a tour-will not regret!
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  • This open air museum is out of the way for most tourists, but it's worth the trip if you're in the area. It's my understanding that this buildings here are in the traditional local style. The structures are all made exclusively from wood, and the design and craftsmanship are remarkable. We also saw some traditional local dancing in one of the buildings during our visit.
  • Great place in the suburb of Arkhangelsk. This museum presents the really unusual houses, churches and windmills. Everything is made entirely of wood. The oldest exhibit dates back to 1669g. that in itself is interesting. If you are in the Arkhangelsk and you have a couple of free hours, this place just be sure to attend.
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  • If you arrived in Arkhangelsk on business, then be sure to take time to visit the Museum. More like such a vast park in NORTH-WEST no under Novgorod in Vitoslavlicah only the hundredth part of what can be seen here. The Church in the Centre, if I remember correctly, frontier 15-16 centuries. Views over the plain of absolutely stunning at sunset. And Golden autumn in the Park will be remembered for a long time. In the Café (though it works to 17:00) you can eat pancakes with bilberry (red caviar). And you can still catch the plane.
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  • Good place for a stroll, but there is no programme of exciting not holidays. quiet and beautiful.
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  • Magnificent Museum! Many interesting buildings, beautiful landscapes. In some houses you can visit. There is beautiful at any time of the year, only during the spring slush might not be very good. Lots of fun for children. You can go for student cheaper.
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