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The Governor's Garden Museum

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The GOVERNORS HOUSE houses an exhibition of Russian art in an 18th. century, beautifully decorated... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Unique Tour with Dancing

This tour was part of our Viking River Cruise. Young ladies dressed in period dresses welcomed us... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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Volzhskaya Emb., 23, Yaroslavl 150000, Russia
+7 485 230-48-31
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

The GOVERNORS HOUSE houses an exhibition of Russian art in an 18th. century, beautifully decorated and restored bulding. There is an entrance charge. Excellent clean toilets (free). Good disabled access. We had a guide in period dress to show us around the house and we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank DRW44
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This tour was part of our Viking River Cruise. Young ladies dressed in period dresses welcomed us as we entered the Governor's Palace. We toured many rooms which had beautiful and ornate ceilings and draperies, paintings on the walls and huge chandeliers hanging from the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

The Governor's Garden Museum is located behind the Yaroslavl Art Museum (which is based in the old Governor's House). Having completed the guided tour of the Art Museum, you exit via the ramped staircase into the Garden, which has several statues in it. This is...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Sandra and Alan S
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We were greeted by the "Governor's Daughter" for a tour of the home; however the talented musicians at the end and the dancing were the best part! Made for an enjoyable evening.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Pegasus7755
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

While on a Viking River cruise, we were given a quick tour of the governor's house as it was in 19th century. Besides touring the house by a nice guide who was "the son" of the governor we were treated to a short concert and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank DERtravels
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We visited as a group on Viking cruise and were shown round by a lovely young girl in period costume. The art inside is very good. We got a performance of music from a classical trio and a dancing demonstration. Not sure if an ordinary...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank SimmaW
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This is an interesting diversion. There is some artwork, sculpture, furniture & history to discover. You are greeted by a guide dressed in the costume of 19th century, playing the role of the Governor's daughter, who walks you round the place in a sensible route....More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Andy F
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