Kizhi Museum Folklore and Ethnographic Theater



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The Kizhi Open Air Museum is the world famous museum of wooden architecture, a particularly valuable object of cultural heritage of the peoples of the Russian Federation. The main exposition is located on the island of Kizhi in Onego Lake. The basis of the museum collection is the architectural ensemble of the Kizhi Pogost, a UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage Site. General and thematic tours, demonstration of traditional crafts, the folklore and ethnography theatre performances, festivals on Kizhi Island, bell ringing and a souvenir shop are offered to visitors of the island.


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