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Lviv folk architecture museum

a short walk from our apartment is the Lviv folk architecture museum...
a short walk from our apartment is the Lviv folk architecture museum...
...named for national poet Taras Schevchenko
...named for national poet Taras Schevchenko
a c1910 dwelling from the Lviv region...
a c1910 dwelling from the Lviv region...
...and current home to a new family...
...and current home to a new family...
...also serves as a folk art gallery...
...also serves as a folk art gallery...
...with some strange folk indeed!
...with some strange folk indeed!
a school class arrives
a school class arrives
in front of the 18th-century St. Nicholas church, in the Boyko style
in front of the 18th-century St. Nicholas church, in the Boyko style
another late 19th-c. dwelling...
another late 19th-c. dwelling...
...and its porch
...and its porch
bird houses or models?
bird houses or models?
cut-paper folk art on display
cut-paper folk art on display
we think it's a well cover...
we think it's a well cover...
the park is filled with young trees and steep ravines...
the park is filled with young trees and steep ravines...
...plus some enthusiastic wildlife
...plus some enthusiastic wildlife
volunteers are active guides and docents
volunteers are active guides and docents
a farm setting with dwelling and outbuildings
a farm setting with dwelling and outbuildings
a view into some of the buildings
a view into some of the buildings
another wooden church
another wooden church
primroses forcing spring to arrive
primroses forcing spring to arrive
some of the roofs and structures are a bit tired
some of the roofs and structures are a bit tired
but there is active repair work going on
but there is active repair work going on
this building still has the re-assembly markings from when it was moved here
this building still has the re-assembly markings from when it was moved here
a newer rural building style
a newer rural building style
the setting for many of the structures is beautiful
the setting for many of the structures is beautiful
a schoolhouse
a schoolhouse
a tiny chapel...
a tiny chapel...
...and its interior
...and its interior
on the road back out of the park
on the road back out of the park
a last look at the St. Nicholas church
a last look at the St. Nicholas church
we return to the museum park in spring of 2011: much leafier now!
we return to the museum park in spring of 2011: much leafier now!
and warmer: we can wear lighter clothing
and warmer: we can wear lighter clothing
but the paths are nicely shaded
but the paths are nicely shaded
this time we are able to complete the trail loop... which means a hike up out of the steep canyon
this time we are able to complete the trail loop... which means a hike up out of the steep canyon
much has changed: grasses are growing...
much has changed: grasses are growing...
roof repairs are progressing...
roof repairs are progressing...
and there is new thatching on some of the buildings
and there is new thatching on some of the buildings
lots more visitors this time of year
lots more visitors this time of year
one more thing spring brings to the park: weddings!
one more thing spring brings to the park: weddings!