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79014 Lviv, Chernecha Gora str.,1

+380322712105

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Museum is open from 09.00 till 20.00

Exposion of the authentic interiors

can be seing from Wednesday – Sunday.

Monday-Tuesday buildings are closed.

Admission: Adult – 30 UAH Children – 20 UAH

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Festivals, celebrations, entertainment and events at the Museum

Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural life holds a variety of festivals and events throughout the year. Among them, there are Christmas Holiday “Christmas in grove”, Festival “Flash of the Christmas star”, Easter holiday – Festival “Great Hayivka”, event for children – Ukrainian Festival of children's and youth groups "Tale in the grove", "Holy Bread" ethnographic festival - festival of authentic art "Spindle", Fair crafts, reading of Shevchenko’s poetry. Besides traditional celebrations, Museum organizes other themed activities for visitors of all ages.

Workshops of different kinds of folk crafts are organized for children and youth. Visitors have the opportunity to learn ancient crafts and make traditional handmade souvenirs.

Festivals and holidays in Museum – it’s a good opportunity not only to learn about Ukrainian customs and rituals, but also to participate directly in activities and spend a good time with your family. Everyone from the smallest to the oldest will be able to find something interesting to do in Museum.

 

Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life i situated near by Vysokyi Zamok (High Castle) in beautiful park - Shevchenkivsy Gai on North -East part of the Lviv city. 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. The museum is one of the biggest open-air museum in Europe nowadays. Every object consist special and authentic interiors and it gives full imagination of daily life, work and leisure of the Western Ukrainian village.

The museum consist 105 of folk architecture objects. Among them presented oldest church from Kruvka village (1749), other objects buildings from 1792, 1812, 1846, 1860, as well as wind mill, oil manufactory, pottery.

Very rich is museum collection. They consist 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.

Open-air Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life in Lviv became favorite place for Lviv citizens and guests of the city. Visitors can enjoy of museum collection and arts. Many tourist from different cities and countries visited the museum and amount of the visitor counted 150 thou per year.

Every weekend museum organize masterclasses and demonstration of traditional crafts, such as blacksmithing, traditional baking, pottery, doll making, wood carving, etc.