Belarus has many attractions with a rich history. One of the most visited in recent years has become a Museum of old crafts Dudutki. Many tourists who visited Belarus, I know that he is a fount of knowledge about this country. For tourism in Belarus visit to the Museum of old crafts is as important as a visit to the Radziwill castle, the Belovezhskaya Pushcha and the Victory square in Minsk.
Museum of old crafts Dudutki is located near the Ptich river, 45 kilometers from the capital of Belarus. Tourists come here from different countries.
The history of the Museum of old crafts Dudutki
The Museum opened in 1993. Its area is over 160 hectares. The owners of the estate Dudutki for nearly 150 years there were representatives from the sort of Rural. The Museum was founded to revive the crafts widespread in Belarus.
The complex is an example of the estate of the second half of the 19th century. Previously next to him was a mansion known at that time, kind of Rural. The village of Dudichi, located two kilometers away, was the family home of Rural and a center of craft production throughout the region.
Residents of the town provides products noble mansion, and every month organized fairs. By 1800 the manor was located craft workshops, the manor house, a wooden Church, three Inns, a mill, a greenhouse, a garden and a small tannery.
The beginning of the Museum marked the establishment of farms. Earned a windmill , and also opened workshops.
Dudutki Museum today
Dudutki is a Museum of Belarusian rural culture, with many national crafts. In the Museum you can find the ancient horseshoes and armor and to observe the work of the Potter, to discover the taste of "treats Miller's" in the house zavoznik and receive a commemorative gift – a Shoe that brings happiness. Here you will try the cottage cheese and butter with a local Creamery especially for the guests, and tea with healing properties.
On-site Dodatek is the only in Belarus moonshine with the official permission to produce this strong alcoholic drink. There is also the only force in the country the old mill.
The Dudutki complex includes several buildings, a courtyard with a Creamery, pottery workshop, a mini-exhibition of folk life. In the garage you can see antique cars, including captured during world war II, "Horch". The barnyard is home to chickens, geese, cows, wild boars, deer and even ostriches.
The Museum is open all year round. During the holidays there are mass festivities.