Wooden Architecture Museum "Khokhlovka" excursion
definately will not regret the absolutely beautiful open-air Museum of Wooden
Architecture and Ethnography "Khokhlovka"!
Khokhlovka is probably the most interesting and undoubtly the most beautiful
museum of the whole province. The museum is the located on a truly picturesque
hill, washed on three sides by the Kama River and is a collection of original
wooden structures - such as houses, farms, barns, salt work building, churches
and mills, all with full furniture, handicrafts and even clothing (!) - as they
existed in the 17th century. The oldest building there, the Our Lady Church,
dates from 1694. The structures were taken from all over the Ural area and taken
to Khokhlovka to be renovated there.
ride to Khokhlovka takes some 30-40 minutes (depending on your hotel), during
which you can enjoy the unspoiled nature along the small roads that lead towards
the museum. On the way, a stop is made at the huge hydro-electricity dam across
the Kama river. The dam was opened in 1950 and produces a large share (500MW)
of Perm's electricity consumption.
On arrival at the museum, you will get a guided tour, enabling you to step back
300 years in time and to get an idea of the hard Russian village life. The guide
will obviously provide you with anecdotes and extensive information as you are
taken from building to building. The tour through the museum will takes some
Museum of wooden architecture "Khokhlovka"
|Duration: 5 hours
Prices p.p. in euro
(€), subject to change
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