Feel a genuine atmosphere of the Western Ukraine and learn about customs and traditions of the local people on a comprehensive 2.5-hour tour of the open-air museum “Shevchenkivskiy Hai”. Discover the wooden churches and old traditional houses with cosy gardens; walk through the narrow streets of the museum with an expert guide and enjoy this pleasant excursion.
A fascinating tour to the open-air museum “Shevchenkivskiy Hai” will start from your hotel, where your personal guide and driver meet you. This museum will give you a complete overview of the ethnic history and culture of the Western Ukraine. It is located near the High Hill castle, so you will be impressed with the amazing nature views and landscapes. The museum’s area is 9 ha, and there are 6 ethnographic zones, each of them has its own style and architecture. Wandering through the narrow cosy paths you will explore traditional Ukrainian huts, historical constructions, including 6 authentic wooden churches. There is also an impressive collection of the household items that counts with more than 20 thousand pieces. You will also see the oldest exhibit of the open-air museum – the peasant hut that was constructed in 1749. This museum was created in order to protect original national folklore. The keepers of the houses willingly demonstrate such conventional crafts as blacksmithing, weaving, and bee farming.This excursion is a perfect way to feel the authentic Ukrainian ambiance, revel interesting historical facts and discover traditional architecture. After this emotional and engaging journey, the driver will take you back to your hotel.