Belarusian Folk Museum of Architecture and Rural Life, Minsk

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Discover the traditional life of Belarusian peasants of the late 19th and early 20th centuries at Belarusian Folk Museum of Architecture and Rural Life. This open-air museum features more than 22,000 items. Three villages represent the typical characteristics of the three historical Belarusian regions. Walk among the monuments of folk architecture, including residential wooden houses, mills, barns, an old school, a church, a theater, and a tavern. See antique tools, old furniture, and household items, which are presented inside. You can taste Belarusian cuisine at a tavern within the museum. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Belarusian Folk Museum of Architecture and Rural Life by using our Minsk online day trip planner.
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  • Not the easiest place to find there's little signposting so i can see why some people found it hard to find. The buildings are quaint and so cool inside but they are very spread out so be prepared to....  more »
  • This destination was not properly advertised through other tourist leaflets and the ways to reach it had to be developed on your own. In our case it was Metro then bus #170... The bus driver had no...  more »
  • Search for a guide called "Sergi" a with sided nose, he is very enthusiastic and knows a lot of details about the rural life of Belarus
  • This is such a neat place!! There are houses representing different parts of Belarus and set up to show how people lived in the past. I’ve read books set in this time period and it was very neat to get a visual to go along with the story.

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