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Small Korela Wooden Architecture and Folk Art Museum

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Culture, history and traditions in Maley Karely

The traditional wooden architecture and design collected in this open air museum is fascinating... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Irene D
Fascinating place!

This place is well worth a visit. The restored wooden buildings provide a fascinating insight into... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Ioanna Kronshtadskogo, 15, Arkhangelsk 163000, Russia
+7 818 265-25-35
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

worth visiting to understand pre-revolutionary north Russian village. interesting collection of wooden architecture (churches and estates) are taken to one place; it helps to realise this region was outside feudalism and quite rich - interesting for history lovers

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GPukas
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Went to the open air museum with our cruise ship tour and enjoyed the park. We had an English speaking guide who was easy to understand and full of information about the historic buildings located in the park. Could have spent a lot of time...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

The traditional wooden architecture and design collected in this open air museum is fascinating. Witnessing this place during winter creates a truly strong impression, as it help us to understand how climate and weather conditions shape culture, history and traditions.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Irene D
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

I was brought here by our client on a rainy afternoon, the museum is huge, and in the middle of the forest, so it can be cold in winter and spring, while mosquitoes in summer. the museum has lots of wooden houses, towers and building....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

This place is well worth a visit. The restored wooden buildings provide a fascinating insight into lifestyles of the communities who lived in the area years go. Great fun for the kids too!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Iansreviews
Reviewed August 20, 2017

A wonderful outdoor museum where you can see wooden buildings from Russia"s past. A number of the churches you can go inside a have a look around. Bring a picnic and a bottle of wine and you just had a nice day out in nature....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

I was lead back in time with an excellant tour guide who answered all our groups questions. This is one of the finest exsamples of restoration and preservation of living. And there is so much more I didn't see that makes me want to return...

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Doug_Reighley
Reviewed March 28, 2017

This tourist attraction provides not only the beautiful landscapes but also the northern cuisine,guided excursions. You may even participate in the festival, ride the horse sledge. In some museum's rooms or houses you may observe the style of life of northern peasants and merchants. Don't...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Julianik77
Reviewed March 8, 2017

It is a nice village of authentic korelean hourses, windmills and impressive churches on a huge area. It took us around an hour to explore. It really made our day.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank AlexChubis
Reviewed October 30, 2016

It really depends on your interest. It is an incredible museum, with unique structures and landscape. Unfortunately, if you go on your own most of it is only in Russian. But, they have people in the more important buildings to explain their importance and how...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank John S
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