Vitoslavlitsy Museum, Veliky Novgorod

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Immerse yourself in the everyday life of medieval Russia at Vitoslavlitsy Museum, which features more than 20 original wooden structures dating from the 16th to the 19th century. Churches, chapels, and residential houses were collected from around the Novgorod region and then moved to this site in the 1960s. An authentically dressed guide will lead you down the village streets, along wrought-iron torch stands, peasant houses, vegetable gardens, windmills, and a bathhouse. Enter one of the houses, and try to imagine what it was like for several generations of the same family to share a single room--some sleeping above the stove and others in bench-beds. Make Vitoslavlitsy Museum a centerpiece of your Veliky Novgorod vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Veliky Novgorod trip itinerary builder site .
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  • Arrived in Novgorod from Peter, the bus from the Kremlin, to the museum do not get through (learn the schedule drop off) , got to 15 35, when approaching the box scared close the door with words, we have a schedule, read, at 15:40 Say Closes. Time is already 15 38, our computers are already turned off, and you have the wrong time. Online time 15 38. In general, familiarity with the museum did not work, and sorry.
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  • Came here with a guide and walked about 2 hours, loved it! We want to come with friends more. Thank you for getting to know Russian everyday life and everyday life!
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  • Mostly under construction at the moment and not completed. The craftsmanship is impressive if you are already nearby visiting the monastery. Easily reached by bus 7 even though google maps won’t show a transit option. Times outlined in attached photo.
  • This is a definite must go if you are in the town of Veliky Novgorod. This outdoor museum provides a pretty good flavour of how Russian houses and buildings in the countryside used to look like in the past. It was also a very pleasant surprise to find out that we could enter the buildings and poke around at the various recreated scenes. Only giving it a 4 stars because two thirds of the museum was closed for restoration when I visited
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