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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  • This outdoor museum consists of many buildings from the last 3 centuries that have been transported here from all over the Ukraine. You get a great feel for how folk people in the Ukraine used to live...  more »
  • It was both a very interesting tour and beautiful. Not only the construction of the buildings but the surrounding gardens and tree foliage. I had a wonderful guide for this tour and she made it feel l...  more »
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