Museum of Wooden Architecture, Kostroma

(4.2/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
From humble to luxurious, see the rich collection of structures at Museum of Wooden Architecture and experience Russia as it once was. Using wood as the primary building material has a long tradition in Russia, which this open-air museum preserves by displaying the authentic, furnished houses, windmills, and churches transported here from all over the Kostroma region. The woodworking technique behind some of the buildings is so advanced that they are put together without a single nail. Learn about life in Russia in past centuries, stroll through nature, and let the kids have fun in the museum’s play area. To visit Museum of Wooden Architecture and get the most from your holiday in Kostroma, create itinerary details personal to you using our Kostroma vacation planner.
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  • Museum-the most beautiful place in the city! There were here at different times of the year, it is beautiful always. Very friendly and helpful. Staff will answer all your questions. If you're in the Museum for the first time, spend money and time and take a tour guide, so much so that this service is inexpensive. Area clean and well-groomed. It is possible that in comparison with other museums exhibits not so much, but the exposition is built very competently. Visit to the Museum will be interesting for both adults and children.
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  • Were here at the Carnival with a child 3 years. After a while, decided to go to warm up, but the only place where it could be done-cottage at the entrance, which sell tickets and souvenirs. Employees simply shouted at us, rude treatment and spoiled all the good impressions of the Carnival.
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  • Homes on territory not much, two churches. the majority of the houses in winter was closed. Compared to the same exhibition in Velikiy Novgorod very boring. Visit costs only if there are time and energy after the monastery
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