Today we’ll go to the National Museum of Folk Architecture and Lifestyle of Ukraine. The cosy and very cute place. Probably this is how many foreigners imagine Ukraine.
The museum was located in the suburbs of Kiev in 1976. Its territory was divided into sectors considering the time and space parameters. The exhibits can tell visitors much about folk architecture, peasant lifestyle and popular art of the Ukrainian people.
It’s not possible to extinguish the fire that consumed such a roof.
This cellar was used to store food products and is a kind of an ancient ‘fridge’.
You can buy different souvenirs at these houses.
A school building. Boys were taught separately from girls.
An exposition of windmills located on the highest hill.
A trade fair is situated next to the windmills.
Would you like to buy anything?
A solitary tree against the background of the sky.
The villages reconstruct reality of those days in the closest way.
Civilization was left behind the park. Nevertheless, mixing of two epochs is observed here.
The wheel of a watermill can be noticed far away.
A unique church of the 18th century which is still open!
You may not believe it but this construction is 500 years old.
The wooden churches were transported here and reconstructed.
An ancient oak.
Over 300 monuments of folk architecture related to the 16-20th centuries were brought here from different parts of Ukraine and placed on the area of 150 hectares.
This wall was a part of cow-house.
The museum territory embraces several houses inhabited by people in summer who take care of the adjacent territory as well.
A small museum in every house contains furniture, utensils, clothes and musical instruments used by peasants of those days.
A poplar in Ukraine symbolizes loftiness and youth.