pirogovo

Pirogovo Museum of Rural life and folk architecture

80.00$

Taste traditional life of Ukraine, see its folk architecture and national highlights at Pirogovo tour. Pirogovo open air village museum occupies a huge territory with original buildings and amazing household instruments from different areas of Ukraine. Here you will find authentic houses, mills, churches, forge and other objects built by Ukrainian citizens hundreds years ago.

This tour is for those who want to taste real Ukrainian life, see folk architecture and national lifestyle of Ukraine. Pirogovo museum occupies a huge territory 370 acre (1,5 square km) representing original buildings and amazing household instruments of 16th – 20th centuries brought from different areas of Ukraine. Here you will find authentic houses, mills, churches, forge and other objects that were built by Ukrainian citizens hundreds years ago.

 

Now these buildings form a single architectural ensemble for you to fill the atmosphere of true Ukrainian lifestyle. Pirogovo museum also boasts an impressive collection of ethnographic exhibits, among which there are folk costumes, fabrics, embroidery, carpets, ceramics, articles of metal, wood, glassware, musical instruments, paintings, tools and household articles. It is significant to note that the considerable amount of items are set out not in the modern exhibition halls, but in the peasant buildings, so the visitors can not only visualize but see with their own eyes how people lived a century or two ago. In summer and fall the museum hosts special craft festivals. During these days the blacksmiths, potters, coppers, weavers, carpet makers and other craftsmen of the present demonstrate how the masters of the past created their masterpieces of applied art. Also there are two restaurants of ukrainian cuisine situated there, so after an interesting excursion you can try the national food

START/FINISH LOCATION: pick up and drop off to your accommodation place

PRICE: 80$ up to 3 persons, +20$ for each additional person

INCLUDED:

  • english speaking guide service up to 5 hours
  • transfers to the museum
  • entrance tickets

But if want to get deeper acquaintance with Ukrainian rural life, culture and traditions you may also consider our Cultural immersion tour .

And dont be shy to ask any questions or advice for tour reservation. We are always welcome to help you !

Additional information

Duration

4 hours

Location

Kiev