Malye Korely – Russian Traditional (Wooden) Architecture Museum Photos

Russian wooden architecture museum

Russian wooden architecture museum

The Museum “Malye Korely” (Малые Корелы in Russian) has a unique collection of monuments of wooden architecture in the open air. The musium is located 25 kilometers away from Arkhangelsk. There are 120 buildings in the territory of 140 ha: churches, chapels, bell towers, peasant farmhouses, mills, barns, which were built in the XVI – early XX centuries. The Museum “Malye Korely” is a collection of the priceless heritage of the original Russian North. There is the folklore-ethnographic theater “Novitsya”, the center of folk art and crafts.

The museum “Malye Korely” is a unique fusion of landscape, monuments, and folk art. Every visitor gets what is missing in a hectic modern city life: the silence of lowly nature of the north, warm wooden Pomeranian houses and temples, the ringing of bells, swashbuckling fun of peasant feast …

Russian North

Russian North

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Makarevskaya chapel (18th century)

Makarevskaya chapel (18th century)

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