Berestye Archeological Museum, Brest

3.5
#4 of 9 in Museums in Brest
Discover an authentic East Slavic wooden town dating back to the 13th century at Berestye Archeological Museum. The Belarusian academy of archaeologists worked on the excavations of the 1,800 sq m (19,375 sq ft) site from 1968 until 1981. Walk along the three main streets and see the remnants of houses, barns, and craftspeople's workshops. The museum features 28 log cabins and many artifacts dating back to the 10th and 14th centuries. Browse through a number of everyday items made of iron, leather, and fabric. A huge modern pitched roof made of concrete, glass, and aluminum shields the site. Put Berestye Archeological Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Brest trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • It's definitely worth coming in. At least just to imagine how ordinary people lived 800-1000 years ago. And all this is not in pictures but from a height of 5 meters. If they had thrown another bridge in the middle, it would be cool. Side exposure for an amateur.
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  • A good place to learn about the ancient history of Berestius. Unfortunately with the construction of the fortress, the historic city was destroyed. So, at least look at what's left.
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