Shevchenkivskyi Hai Open-Air Museum Private Tour

Get to know better the local history and traditions of the Western Ukraine on a comprehensive 2,5-hour tour of the open-air museum of folk architecture and household “Shevchenkivskyi Hai”. With an expert guide, you will stroll through the narrow streets of the museum, contemplating the old Ukrainian houses, cozy yards and wooden churches.

About this activity

Duration
Duration :   3 hours
Languages
Languages :   English, German, Polish, Ukrainian, Russian
Dates
Dates :   Daily
Tour type
Tour type :   Private museum guided tour
Meeting point
Meeting point :   Hotel pick-up
Starting time
Starting time :   Flexible, from 10am till 3pm

What to expect

Highlights

  • Step back in time and see how people used to live in the XVII-XX centuries
  • Discover authentic interiors of the houses and see some peculiar household items
  • Listen to the stories and legends from the Ukrainian folklore
  • Enjoy the picturesque views and take some amazing photos
  • Spend a wonderful time in a relaxing and informative way

Description

Your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel and you will start a splendid tour to the open-air museum “Shevchenkivskyi Hai”. This tour is a great introduction to the national traditions and history. The museum is situated in the picturesque place, near the High Hill castle, and its landscapes will impress you with their beauty. The territory of More >>>

Your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel and you will start a splendid tour to the open-air museum “Shevchenkivskyi Hai”. This tour is a great introduction to the national traditions and history.

The museum is situated in the picturesque place, near the High Hill castle, and its landscapes will impress you with their beauty. The territory of the open-air museum is 9 ha and is divided into 6 ethnographic zones that differ in the architecture and style. Among them there are Boikiv region, Bukovyna, Volyn’, Hutsul region etc.

The exposition of the museum counts with over 120 historical building, including six beautiful wooden churches, and the collection of the household items has more than 20 thousand pieces. The most ancient exhibit of the Shevchenkivskyi Hai Museum is a peasant hut, dated 1749.

The main concept of the museum consists in keeping alive the national traditions of the region. That’s why at some houses you may find the demonstration of such traditional crafts like weaving, blacksmithing, beekeeping etc.

This tour is an ideal way to discover and understand the unique spirit of Ukrainian culture and admire its distinctive features. Enjoy nature and the fantastic colors of wooden architecture of the Western Ukraine, strolling through the territory of the open-air museum.

After this pleasant and informative walk, your driver will take you back to your hotel or to the city center, where you will have a free time.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide service
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Entrance tickets to Shevchenko Hai Museum

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Gratuities (optional)

Get ready for the tour

GOOD TO KNOW

  • The exposition of the museum is on the open air, please dress according to the weather
  • Comfortable shoes recommended
  • Due to uneven surfaces, tour is not wheelchair accessible

Price

Shevchenkivskyi Hai open-air museum private tour

  • 1 pax – 100 Euro per person
  • 2 pax – 50 Euro per person
  • 3 pax – 45 Euro per person
  • 4 pax – 35 Euro per person
  • 5 pax – 30 Euro per person
  • 6 pax – 27 Euro per person
  • 7 pax – 25 Euro per person
  • 8 pax – 23 Euro per person
  • 9 pax – 21 Euro per person
  • 10 pax – 19 Euro per person

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