Kizhi Museum

Excursions

Collected on the Kizhi island peasant buildings are grouped into three exhibition sectors that are most visited by tourists: "Russian Zaonezhye", "Russian Pudozh" and "Pryazhinskoye Karelia". Also unique architectural monuments are located in two historic villages - Yamka and Vasilievo. Stand alone monuments are located in the northern part of the island and its surroundings. Architectural and ethnographic exhibition of the museum will let you to create the most complete picture of the traditional culture of the peasant population of Olonets province in XIX - early XX century, show the economics and the life of the peasant, their spiritual world.

On the territory of the "Kizhi" museum there are about fifty archaeological sites that are part of the historical and cultural heritage of the area. The archeology department of the museum works to preserve, study and promote the archaeological heritage.

Museum exhibitions

Museon kokoelmassa on 50 000 esinettä. Siihen on kerätty etnografia ja arkeologian esinettä, varhaisvenäläisen historian maalauksia, nykyaikaisen grafiikkaa ja piirustuksia, käsikirjoituksia ja vanhatavan painettuja kirjoja, asiakirjoja, valokuvia, asiakirjoja puuarkkitehtuurin muistomerkeistä. Museon kokoelmasta saa kuvitella Karjalan kansojen talous- ja kulttuurielämää, niiden ainutlaatuisuus ja vuorovaikutus. Kokoelman kokonaisuus täysin kattaa arkkitehtuuri- ja etnografinen Kiži-museon näyttelyt.

From April 1, 2014

Museum puzzle

The player shall correctly position all provided objects on the game field by spending minimal time, e.g., place sights on the city map, or put in order historical events on the timeline. We wish you good luck!

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By one word

The player shall correctly and for minimal time find a word that defines logical connection for 4 presented pictures from the museum collection. We wish you good luck!

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Working hours:

Winter
(from October, 24 till February, 28)
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Mo - Su 
 - from 10:00 till 16:00
Spring
(from March, 1 till April, 30)
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Tu
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Sa
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Mo - Su 
 - from 9:00 till 17:00
Summer
(from May, 1 till August, 31)
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Tu
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Sa
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Mo - Su 
 - from 8:00 till 20:00
Autumn
(from September, 1 till October, 23)
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Tu
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Mo - Su 
 - from 9:00 till 16:00
Ticket price 1 100 200 300 600 650 750 1000
Adults
2 3 4 5
Retirees
2 3 4 5
Students
2 3 4 5

Price of excursions 3 100 150 200 250 400 500 1000 2000
"Masterpieces of Kizhi: Russian and Karelian culture"
"Kizhi: sights, smells and tastes"
"Hidden Kizhi - the far ends and the best views of Kizhi"
"Schungite island: the nature of Kizhi"
"The sacrament of restoration"
"The museum harbour"
"Happy birthday, wonderful monument!"
Program of folklore-ethnographic band
"Meeting with the master. Smithing"
"Meeting with the master. Weaving traditions”
"Meeting with the master. Traditions of spinning"
"The Kizhi necklace"
"Kizhi – the Transfiguration island"
"Villages of Kizhi Island"
"Kizhi Pogost – Entrance area"
Biking excursions (1 hour)
Biking excursions (next hour)
Audio guide

- Entrance ticket
- Excursion ticket

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The following categories of visitors have right to free access: children under 7 years, the staff of the state museums of Russia, people with disabilities, conscripts, students of Nakhimov Naval and Suvorov Military School, WWII veterans, residents of besieged Leningrad, Heroes of the Soviet Union, Heroes of the Russian Federation, Cavaliers of the Fame Order. Also on the first day of each month the free admission is given to all children under 18 years, students of basic professional educational programs and members of the families with many children. All benefits are valid only after provision of the supporting documents. 

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The price of discounted entrance ticket for Russian citizens (includes excursion service in a group of 7 persons) 

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The price of family ticket (2 adults and 2 children under 18) 

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The admission price includes tour service for one excursion on your choice: " The Church of Transfiguration - UNESCO monument", "Kizhi masterpieces: Russian and Karelian culture", "Village of Kizhi Island" 

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Cost of excursions for groups of less than 7 people shall be paid on top of the price of the entrance ticket

Our address:

The Republic of Karelia, Medvezhiegorsk region, Kizhi Island.
+7 (8142) 79 98 99, +7 (8142) 79 98 11, +7 (8142) 53 57 22

museum@kizhi.karelia.ru

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