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The Regional Museum of Folk Architecture and Life

Svitlovodska vul. 2, Chernivtsi 58023, Ukraine
+380 3722 62970
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An interesting look back in Ukrainian history

The Folk Museum has many well preserved homes and building from the 1700-1900 years in Bukovina... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tarasmonax
Relaxation rather than sightseeing

I wouldn't recommend this place for sightseeing - there are very few objects to see and some of... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
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Architecture-natural complex of Utility Enterprise “Chernivtsi Oblast Museum of Folk and Architecture and Way of Life” (further “Museum”) is located in the North Eastern outskirts of Chernivtsi city, Ukraine.The decision about the creation of museum was made by the Decree of the Ministry Council of Ukraine №373 on July 19, 1977.Construction of museum was started in 1981 and was divided into two stages. First one included exposition zones “Khotynshchyna” and “Western Podnistrovya”.On July 5, 1986 museum was opened to visitors. Today’s exposition consists of two architecture-ethnographic zones: “Khotynshchyna” and “Western Podnistrovya”. It is planned to build two more architecture-ethnographic zones “Hutsul’shchyna”, “Prykarpattia” and archaeological sector ancient Bukovyna, which will reveal historic-ethnographic and natural peculiarities of the region. There are 35 architectural exhibits, which are typical examples of folk architecture of the second half of 18th – first half of 20th century.Funds of museum have 8,1 thousands units of storing. Among them 1,5 thousands are presented in the interiors of the buildings.
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1 week ago
“An interesting look back in Ukrainian history”
13 Sep 2016
“Relaxation rather than sightseeing”
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Svitlovodska vul. 2, Chernivtsi 58023, Ukraine
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Folk Museum has many well preserved homes and building from the 1700-1900 years in Bukovina, Ukraine. They present the lifestyle of everyday Ukrainians, with many examples of furniture and clothing displayed in the various buildings. A great look back at how our ancestors lived.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I wouldn't recommend this place for sightseeing - there are very few objects to see and some of them are closed (a lady unlocks them and hovers over you while you look around). But if you want to have barbecue or play with children -...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2015

As I travelled around the whole southern Bucovina in Romania, I also wanted to see its northern part. Life in the countryside doesn't seems to be bothered by the border and traditions are kept the same on both the sides. The woman in this museum...More

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