Museum of Wooden Architecture, Kostroma

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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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  • If with children, here, of course, good to visit with a guide, even better-the interactive lesson.
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  • Fabulous location on the shore of the pond. Really like the layout of the ancient buildings are created by skilled craftsmen without nails. On the territory of the Museum buildings are collected from the entire territory of Kostroma and neighboring areas. Real peasant houses 18-19 centuries. And homes are different, there are homes of ordinary people, and is the real Manor. of particular value are: the Church of our Lady Cathedral, which was built in the mid-16th century, and the amazing beauty of the shrine of Vsemilostivogo SPASA with unique carved interiors. Really like the children's corner. Dreamlike and wonderfully beautiful. It is interesting for children and adults.
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  • This fantastic place is situated on the territory of the city, where the two rivers Volga and Kostroma, directly under the walls of the ancient monastery. All the buildings are collected here without exaggeration are architectural monuments. Here you can look at the real peasant houses 18-19 centuries. And homes are different, there are homes of ordinary people, and is the real Manor forest businessman. Thanks to the hard work of local lore in the houses down to the smallest detail recreated everyday life at the time. There is a very original thematic exhibitions: "House of the Potter," "the traditions of Russian tea party" and others. The Museum includes household structures, without which none of the peasant village, this: windmill, barns, baths. Especially valuable are: the Church of the Virgin Mary Cathedral, built in the mid-16th century, and the amazing beauty of the shrine of Vsemilostivogo SPASA with unique carved interiors. There is also a building resembling a silhouette known "House on chicken legs" is a bath on stilts.
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