Small Korela Wooden Architecture and Folk Art Museum, Arkhangelsk

4.8
See how the inhabitants of the Russain north lived before mass production and large urban centers at Small Korela Wooden Architecture and Folk Art Museum. For centuries, wood was the only readily available building material, and the locals mastered its use to perfection. Today this open-air museum preserves some of the best examples of the forgotten craft from all over the region. Enter the traditional houses, churches, and workshops to see their authentically furnished interiors, and you'll quickly find yourself imagining what life was like in more peaceful times. Guides dressed in traditional attire provide tours of the collection. Make Small Korela Wooden Architecture and Folk Art Museum part of your personalized Arkhangelsk itinerary using our Arkhangelsk route maker.
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  • We took a tour from our cruise ship and, unfortunately, only had 1-1/2 hours to explore this museum which depicts how people lived in the area a few hundred years ago. The grounds cover many...  more »
  • worth visiting to understand pre-revolutionary north Russian village. interesting collection of wooden architecture (churches and estates) are taken to one place; it helps to realise this region was.....  more »

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