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Muhu Village Museum of Koguva

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Authentic rural village

Very interesting rural open air museum with verdant landscape. Part of the houses are inhabited... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Tampere, Finland
Nice and peaceful, excellent introduction into the local past

Probably the greatest charm of Koguva is the fact that it is not just a museum frozen in time - it... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
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| Koguva Village, Muhu, Estonia
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Very interesting rural open air museum with verdant landscape. Part of the houses are inhabited. The area has cafe, art exhibition and textile museum. Accommodation in Vanatoa Turismitalu during summer season.

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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

While giving a lot of new things to realize of the life in the not so distant past, tje visit left some ideas of improvement. As there are people also living in the area, the directions to some parta of museum could be clearer tp...More

Thank Klaus K
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Probably the greatest charm of Koguva is the fact that it is not just a museum frozen in time - it is actually a place where people still live and continue their traditions. Several buildings, including a large farmhouse compound where a famous Estonian writer...More

Thank Tl1982
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Because this is an actual village where people live, it is quite unusual. The museum is several blocks of land and has so,e interesting displays. The fabric display was great. I loved all the mossy stone walls. The lady at the souvenir/ coffee shop made...More

Thank Junima1951
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The museum consists of several old farm buildings (including one that houses the sauna, calf shed, sheep shed and winter pig sty) with thatched roofs, a school and a building with a nice textile exhibit. Has multilingual explanations. It's a great insight into Muhu's past....More

Thank Film G
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Open air museum gives very good picture how one village looked like 100 years ago. Usually there is also an art exibition/sale. You can spend comfortably 2 hours walking around.

Thank Rexonaut
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Go and visit that place - there are so special atmosphere. Take time to sit down and take a breath to feel that place! :)

Thank Kai H
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The village museum houses a large farmhouse with several buildings. The information was only in estonian, but the guide gave a paper on your own language.

Thank Timo K
Reviewed 24 September 2015

It is a very nice place with calm atmosphere... :) It has a real climpse of Estonian history and the houses are authentic! :)

Thank Toomas L
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The best living village museums in Estonia. Authentic historic atmosphere and good exhibitions. Nice place to look and walk.

Thank kadrikar
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