Transcarpathian Museum of Folk Architecture and Way of Life, Uzhhorod
In 1970, the opening of the Transcarpathian Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life in the open air, the purpose of which was to preserve the unique monuments of wooden architecture of Transcarpathia. The basis of the Ethnographic Museum - wooden structure with everyday objects, which have been gathered from around the Transcarpathia.
The museum is located on the southern slope of the Castle Hill, which at the foot of the castle of Uzhgorod and covers an area of 5.5 hectares. Here are the structure of the different peoples who inhabited Transcarpathia - Hungarians, Romanians, Hutsul, Lemko, pins, dolinyan. Each structure preserved interior, corresponding to the region, with samples of household items - all this you can see inside. In addition to residential buildings also represented the church building, tower, school, tavern, a water mill, a well, a forge and much more. Over 14 thousand exhibits in the museum are, they all suggest a rich and diverse culture of the peoples living in Transcarpathia.
All the exhibits are unique and are masterpieces of ancient architecture. One of the most significant is the Lemko wooden St. Michael`s Church, dating from 1777, its height is 22 meters. Total in Ukraine remained only two churches of this type. Ancient temple in the museum continues its life to date here permanently held worship.
Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, Uzhhorod is very popular, it is interesting to both adults and children, are all imbued with a love of local history.
Museum takes visitors on a daily basis from 10:00 to 18:00 in summer and from 9:00 to 17:00 in the winter time. Located on the street Kapitulna, 33 / and in the city of Uzhgorod.