The Kizhi Museum is one of the largest open air museums in Russia. This unique historical, cultural and natural complex is a particularly valuable object of cultural heritage of the peoples of Russia. The basis of the museum collection – the Kizhi Ensemble – is the UNESCO World cultural and natural heritage site. Restoration of the Kizhi monuments is being carried out “in front of the world”.

Today in the museum


Тематические недели на острове Кижи (Праздники и программы)


Программа «Путешествие в Заонежье зимой с посещением острова Кижи»* (Праздники и программы)


Программа «Путешествие на остров Кижи зимой. Встреча с мастером» (Праздники и программы)


Программа «Путешествие на остров Кижи зимой. Таинство реставрации» (Праздники и программы)


Программа «Путешествие на остров Кижи зимой. Игры и забавы Олонецкой губернии» (Праздники и программы)


Program “The welcoming Kizhi Island” (with the museum audio guide in English, Finnish) / «Гостеприимный остров Кижи» (с аудиогидом на русском и иностранных языках) (Праздники и программы)


Программа «Путешествие на остров Кижи в гости (модули)» (Праздники и программы)


Русский Север в творчестве архитектора Ю.С. Ушакова. К 90-летию со дня рождения (Выставки)


«Кижская азбука, или Остров Кижи от А до Я» (Выставки)


Шедевры острова Кижи (Экскурсии)


Contact information

Federal State Budget Institution “Kizhi State Open Air Museum of History, Architecture and Ethnography”.

Republic of Karelia, Medvezhiegorsk region, Kizhi Island.

Postal address: 10a, Kirov sq., Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Russia, 185035.

Phone: (8142) 79-98-99 — Petrozavodsk, (8142) 53-57-22 — excursion department on Kizhi Island.

Fax: (8142) 79-98-99 — Petrozavodsk.


Press service:, (8142) 79-98-73.

Web site:

Visiting the museum on Kizhi IslandHow to get to the island of Kizhi. Where to stay. Price list, schedule, map.
The Museum in the City of PetrozavodskExhibition halls in the capital of Karelia, an excursion route, programs for children.
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For specialists About the Kizhi Museum activity on cultural heritage conservation.
Architectural monuments (rus)Catalog of monuments of wooden architecture of Kizhi Island and the Kizhi Necklace.
Gallery (rus)Photos, videos, drawings dedicated to Kizhi Island.
Kizhi virtual toursInteractive multimedia games and trips.
Museum collections (rus)Catalogs of items from the museum funds.
E-libraryPublications about the Kizhi Museum: scientific and popular scientific literature.
Traditional crafts (rus)Video catalog of traditional crafts, farming and carpentry.
Nature of Kizhi skerries (rus)Plants, animals and valuable natural features.
Villages of Kizhi Volost (rus)Historical settlements around Kizhi Island. Map of Kizhi Volost.
Field guide of museum items (rus)Joint electronic thematic illustrated catalog.
Archaeological heritage (rus)Catalog of archaeological monuments of Kizhi Island surroundings.
E-shop (rus)Kizhi souvenirs for home delivery.
Kizhi mapAll monuments, historical villages and guest houses in a single map.
Музеи России - Museums in RussiaМузей-заповедник «Кижи» на сайте Культура.рф