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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  • can you imagine you don't have modern equipment, but your art is perfect , this is very famous area in the russian please visit and respect to real architect  more »
  • Really like it...you can see how people live before (house and conditions), have possibility to make photo in costums, on little river or lake- you can try yourself floating in wooden boat  more »
  • Really worth to have a visit there if u r interested with Russian historical architecture. But definitely you must have a tour guide as it far from town. I think it's better if u come during spring.  more »

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A modest-sized city that combines a long history and laid-back atmosphere, Kostroma might not offer a great number of places to stay, but there is enough variety to satisfy most needs. You'll find many hotels and guesthouses in charming historical and traditionally styled buildings. The majority of the city's hotels fall under the mid-range category, with a couple of more luxurious options. There are several hostels, popular among young and budget travelers.
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