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Malye Karely Open Air Museum

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Address: Arkhangelsk, Russia
Phone Number: +7 818 220-41-64
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Beautiful, Huge and Potentially Incredible

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 awesome they are. I also took the bus there, and it was a great experience... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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1 of 5 bubbles 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."

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Thank Magnus B
Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

we manage to came this december by the time everything was covered by snow, a beautiful old building,church and nice to meet local people and hear the story how they live there in the past time, worth place to see..definitely want to come here again one day in summer/autumn...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

A great idea to go to Malye Korely - one can spend there a day hanging around and visiting local houses brought from the entire region. Great scenic spots especially in September.

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Goa, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

A huge open air Museum with wooden buildings brought from all over Russia and reconstructed for display. We only managed to see a quarter of the Museum but it is really worth the drive in the suburbs of the city.

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