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Berestye Archeological Museum

Hospital Island, Brest 224004, Belarus
+375 162 20-55-54
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Interesting

While the remains are spectacular in my opinion, and the archaeological objects found very... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
Kormin
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Bayeux, France
Belarus doesn't have a lot of so old relics!

On the territory of the museum at the depth of 4 m archaeologists conservated streets paved with... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2017
Katya M
,
Minsk, Belarus
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good17%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Feb 27, 2018
“Interesting”
Jan 17, 2017
“Belarus doesn't have a lot of so old relics!”
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Hospital Island, Brest 224004, Belarus
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+375 162 20-55-54
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

While the remains are spectacular in my opinion, and the archaeological objects found very interesting, the museum is cold and empty. A big hole for the excavations and remains, and then dusty wooden windows with objects and a few explanations in belarussian. I didn't spent...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2017

On the territory of the museum at the depth of 4 m archaeologists conservated streets paved with woods, the remains of buildings of various purposes. They all occupy the area of more than 1000 m2. The exhibition presents 28 residential and commercial log buildings. The...More

Thank Katya M
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Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

The displays weren't in English but I enjoyed look at the 4m deep excavation site from various views am for 20,000 BYR. Also, keep a eye for the cat

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Reviewed September 13, 2015

It's interesting for a quick look, just outside the fortress. But there's no explanations in English. Near the museum is a sign warning you are in a border zone between Belarus and Poland, which makes for a nice photo.

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Reviewed July 2, 2014

I have never seen before so intact excavations and relics of a wooden village originally from, I guess, 9th - 10th centuries. Log walls remained intact up to the height of 1.6 metres (5 ft) with the plan of the village preserved. Buildings are very...More

2  Thank Vladimir S
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

A very interesting museum, that is a big roof covering the archeological site of the 1970s. Last year archeological excavations were resumed and visitors can see it on the way tothe museum.

2  Thank Yogi_Brest_Belarus
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

Absolutely amazing. I never expected to see that amazing archaeological site and so so well preserved.. Wished I had paid to take pictures...

2  Thank ivijuliane
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

Real Ancient Rus wooden houses. Have seen no analogue in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. Worth visiting.

3  Thank Alexander A
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

The Berestye Museum is located within the Brest Hero Fortress memorial complex, which in itself is highly worth a visit. This museum demonstrates an excavation of the original Berestye village which was found by archaeologists and preserved within a roofed building. Although there isn't a...More

3  Thank oh-noes
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