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Pirogovo Open-Air Museum, Kiev

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Get an up-close look at Ukraine's human history at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum, home to a collection of buildings and architectural pieces from around the country. The museum boasts 300 different building displays, the oldest of which is a church dating to 1742. Wander the grounds and view the array of primarily wooden homes, shops, mills, and more that represent the economic and social aspects of traditional Ukrainian village life. You'll find also an extensive complement of household items on display, as well as actors and museum staff dressed in traditional national clothing. Don't miss the museum's wooden windmills, one of its centerpieces, and be sure to watch the living history demonstrations. Make Pirogovo Open-Air Museum a centerpiece of your Kiev vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kiev tour planner.
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  • A great place for family leisure, there continually fairs and festivals for the holidays, plus you can plunge into the Ukrainian way of life and see how the early lived in Ukrainian villages. In may, there begins the beauty, you can picnic, the territory is big and you can just walk.
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  • A very interesting place. Acquaintance with history and culture, and of course life of Ukrainian people. A huge open-air museum is visited by many tourists. I'll come again.
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  • Here you can see real peasant's house (izba) from different regions of Ukraine and different ages (some of them more than 100 yo) and get comments from personal. Better to have somebody who will trans...  more »