Pirogovo Open-Air Museum, Kiev

4.5
#3 of 82 in Museums in Kiev
Get an up-close look at Ukraine's human history at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum, home to a collection of buildings and architectural pieces from around the country. The museum boasts 300 different building displays, the oldest of which is a church dating to 1742. Wander the grounds and view the array of primarily wooden homes, shops, mills, and more that represent the economic and social aspects of traditional Ukrainian village life. You'll find also an extensive complement of household items on display, as well as actors and museum staff dressed in traditional national clothing. Don't miss the museum's wooden windmills, one of its centerpieces, and be sure to watch the living history demonstrations. Use our Kiev itinerary maker app to add Pirogovo Open-Air Museum and other attractions to your Kiev vacation plans.
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  • Large and expansive area that has small groups of houses showing some of the differences in architecture and lifestyles of various parts of Ukraine. The day I visited was hot and sunny - which turned ...  more »
  • I always enjoy these places and this one didn’t disappoint. Lovely traditional houses and mills, a field of sunflowers and typical / folk art to see and buy  more »
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