Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life is situated in beautiful park Shevchenkivsy Hai. This museum is one of the biggest openair museum in Europe. The museum have been created by the ethnographic principle in 1971. Main aim of the museum is conservation of the wooden folk architecture, everyday life artifacts, art artifacts from all ethnographic zones. Every zone consist different objects buildings, practical and manufactory buildings from last three centuries. Every object consist special and authentic interiors and it gives full imagination of daily life, work and leisure of the Western Ukrainian village. Collection of museum is very rich almost 22 000 objects. There are collection of clothes,furniture, music instruments, ceramic, jewelry, icons, church accessories. Museum collection counted 120 very rare and unique old prints. Every weekend museum organize masterclasses and demonstration of traditional crafts, such as blacksmithing, traditional baking, pottery, doll making, wood carving, etc.
Museum is open from 10.00 till 18.00 in the summer period, from 10.00 till 17.00. in winter period (November, 01 till February 28). Exposition of the authentic interiors can be seing from Wednesday – Sunday. Monday, Tuesday buildings are closed. Territory of the Museum is open all week.
- Price of excursion in English – from 400 UAH per hour.
- Entrance ticket: 70 UAH – adult, 30 UAH – children, student.
- Duration – from 2 hours.
- Meeting place – Rynok Square, 29 (courtyard, office “Andreolli-tour) or at the entrance to the “Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life” (1 Chernecha Street).