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Belarussian state museum of folk architecture and household activity ”Strochitsa”

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Type: Ethnographic Location: Strochicy, Minsk region

Decision on the establishment of the Belarussian state museum of folk architecture and household activity Strochitsy was adopted by the Supreme Soviet of the republic in 1976. Since that time, work is underway to establish a museum in the open air. The museum - a monument to the geological history and evolution of the landscapes of Belarus - is almost in the center of Minsk Hills, near the highest point in the country above sea level.

The museum complex includes production and economic, exposition, security zones, facilities engineering, vnutrimuzeynye roads, facilities improvement. Besides being conducted and a large scientific expeditions to regions of the country to explore, find, capture and transport of folk wooden architecture, household items, crafts, crafts museum value.

Belarusian State Museum of Folk Architecture and Life maintains and demonstrates traditional Belarusian monuments of wooden folk architecture of XVIII - early XX centuries. outdoors in a natural environment. The museum covers an area of 151 hectares and is located 4 km from the city of Minsk in floodplains Avian and Menka. Today the museum are 3 sectors: "Central Belarus", "Dnieper" and "Lakes". Each of them represents a portion of a typical settlement of the region late XIX - early XX centuries. with characteristic buildings.

At this time, the exhibition will present more than 25 monuments of Belarusian folk architecture of the late XVIII - early XX centuries. Among them are religious (church bell tower, chapel), social (public granary building public school), manufacturing (forge, the mill) and complexes of peasant farmsteads. In the monuments restored traditional interiors. The completed form expository sectors give small architectural forms: the different types of fences, wells, etc., as well as green spaces. Folk architecture have the status of historical and cultural value of category 2 and included in the list of historical and cultural heritage of the Republic of Belarus. The museum's collection contains more than 23,000 items.

Note: from November to April, the museum is open from 10:00 to 17:20, ticket office - from 10:00 to 16:20, from May to October - 10:00 to 18:20, ticket office - 10:00 to 15:20.

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    Address 223021, Republic of Belarus, Minsk region, village Ozertso GPS Google: 53.831055′ N, 53.831055′ E