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Malye Karely Open Air Museum

Arkhangelsk, Russia
+7 818 220-41-64
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A Must See!

I was lead back in time with an excellant tour guide who answered all our groups questions. This is... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Freeport, Maine
Nothing could be better to explore the history of the northern settlements

This tourist attraction provides not only the beautiful landscapes but also the northern... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
Arkhangelsk, Russia
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Arkhangelsk, Russia
+7 818 220-41-64
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Reviewed 13 April 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...

Thank Doug_Reighley
Reviewed 28 March 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

Thank Julianik77
Reviewed 8 March 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.

Thank AlexChubis
Reviewed 30 October 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

Thank John S
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Even though I live in Arkhangelsk for over 20 years, but regularly-at least twice a year to visit family and this wonderful place! Nature, fresh air, beauty, great holidays and excursions.

1  Thank Дмитрий Ю
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Extremely boring. "Here is an old house, this is where they slept, this is where they cooked. Here is an old church. It had two floors."

Thank Magnus B
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Best and biggest wooden architecture museum in Russia with wonderful personnel. Especially recommend Ekaterina Kolpakova as an excursionist- exceptional knowledge, skills, education and intellect, simply one of the best excursions I've ever experienced worldwide

Thank tauiil
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Vast territory, many exibits or wooden houses, wind mills, churches, barns etc. These exibits were collected from Arkhangelsk region and carefully installed here. Give at least 3-4 hours for this museum, it's worth it!

Thank Artem K
Reviewed 1 May 2016

the Soviets did one thing right in the region - they saved old buildings by bringing them to the museum. It is a truly fantastic place to explore history, especially, if you are into architecture.

Thank AlexandreBykov
Reviewed 23 April 2016

our guide was very friendly and all of us found the visit interesting and informative. in case of bad weather you need to get appropriate shoes

Thank denseb702
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