wooden architecture museum
Malye Karely is a village 25 km away from Arkhangelsk. Near the village is a museum of wooden architecture and folk art. Museum is divided into 4 parts that represent architectural styles of various areas in the Arkhangelsk region - Mezen, Kargopol, Onega, Pinega, Dvina.
Besides houses, there are also several windmills in the museum. During traditional Russian Orthodox holidays, such as Christmas, Mardi Gras, Easter and others, bells' chimes can be heard. A tearoom offers visitors a cup of tea with blini. There are also traditional swings and folk games that can be played.
Museum is open for admission daily except Tuesday. Hours: in winter, 10 am - 3 pm, in summer, 10 am - 5 pm.