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Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life

Uzhgorod, Ukraine
4.8 / 9
The Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life in Uzhgorod, Ukraine is a truly captivating place where visitors can immerse themselves in the vibrant atmosphere of Ukrainian culture and history. With its charming Carpathian village ambiance, this museum offers a unique experience that transports you back in time. The entrance fee is very affordable, and the best part is that it is often not crowded with tourists. As you explore the vast area, you can choose to rent a bike or simply take a leisurely walk. The museum boasts 124 buildings, all meticulously maintained and scattered across a picturesque wooded hill. These buildings have been relocated from various parts of the country, adding to the authenticity and charm of the place. Some of the buildings are open to the public, showcasing traditional tools, costumes, and folk art. You may even be lucky enough to witness demonstrations of old-time trades. Among the highlights of the museum are the house from the Carpathian village of Oriavchyk, dating back to 1792, and the wooden church of St Nicholas from 1763. These architectural gems were brought to the museum in the 1930s and are truly a sight to behold. Getting to the museum is convenient, as there are buses from the Arsenal stop that can take you there in just a few minutes. Once you arrive, you will be captivated by the serene and peaceful environment, providing a perfect opportunity to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. While the museum mainly focuses on showcasing authentic cabins from Western Ukraine, some visitors have expressed a desire for more amenities, such as additional leisure activities. Currently, there is only a café on-site. Nevertheless, the museum's main draw lies in its ability to transport you into the past, allowing you to witness and appreciate the rich history and architecture of Ukraine. Overall, the Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in Ukrainian traditions and rural life. It offers a beautiful and open-air presentation of history and architecture, providing a unique and enriching experience for visitors.
Address:Kapitul'na Street, 33а, Uzhhorod
Phone:+380 95 424 0672



You really have a feeling like you're walking in a Carpathian village :) very cheap entrance and there are usually barely any tourists :) More on my .. Read more »
This place is so beautiful and peaceful, full of Ukrainian culture and history ❤️ At one point I could barely hold my tears because the houses and the.. Read more »
a wonderful place where you can immerse yourself in the atmosphere of life of the peasants of the XVIII-XIX century
Did not expect to much but I was really glad that I had visited it at last. Really nice and well maintained. Worth visiting
Awesome, must visit place!!!?
In the same district, on the eastern outskirts you can get a complete snapshot of Ukrainian traditions and rural life without having to stray far from.. Read more »
Very interesting, Woodden Church marvellouse
Quite nice place with lots of authentic cabins, mainly from Western Ukraine. I wish there were more leisures (currently the is just a cafe and that's .. Read more »
The Museum of Folk Architecture and Life in Uzhgorod, Ukraine  is an open air museum, consisting of architectural monuments of old Transcarpathian vil.. Read more »
Beautiful open-air presentation of history and architecture.
Peaceful historical place. Quiet, you can spend hours trying to imagine how people lived in XV-XVIII centuries.
A most wonderful place - an open-air folk architecture museum - right in the heart of town.
Very nice place for very low cost. For about USD 1 you may see about 20 authentic transcarpathian Ukrainian national buildings which were found at dif.. Read more »