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Berestye Archeological Museum

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Your eyes go straight to the excavation

The displays weren't in English but I enjoyed look at the 4m deep excavation site from various... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2015
Jub B
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An interesting archaeological site to explore

The Berestye Museum is located within the Brest Hero Fortress memorial complex, which in itself is... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2012
London, United Kingdom
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27 Feb 2018
17 Jan 2017
“Belarus doesn't have a lot of so old relics!”
Hospital Island, Brest 224004, Belarus
+375 162 20-55-54
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

While the remains are spectacular in my opinion, and the archaeological objects found very interesting, the museum is cold and empty. A big hole for the excavations and remains, and then dusty wooden windows with objects and a few explanations in belarussian. I didn't spent...More

Thank Kormin
Reviewed 18 January 2017

On the territory of the museum at the depth of 4 m archaeologists conservated streets paved with woods, the remains of buildings of various purposes. They all occupy the area of more than 1000 m2. The exhibition presents 28 residential and commercial log buildings. The...More

Thank Katya M
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

The displays weren't in English but I enjoyed look at the 4m deep excavation site from various views am for 20,000 BYR. Also, keep a eye for the cat

Thank Jub B
Reviewed 12 September 2015

It's interesting for a quick look, just outside the fortress. But there's no explanations in English. Near the museum is a sign warning you are in a border zone between Belarus and Poland, which makes for a nice photo.

Thank armrestdominance
Reviewed 2 July 2014

I have never seen before so intact excavations and relics of a wooden village originally from, I guess, 9th - 10th centuries. Log walls remained intact up to the height of 1.6 metres (5 ft) with the plan of the village preserved. Buildings are very...More

2  Thank 935vladimirs
Reviewed 15 April 2014

A very interesting museum, that is a big roof covering the archeological site of the 1970s. Last year archeological excavations were resumed and visitors can see it on the way tothe museum.

2  Thank Yogi_Brest_Belarus
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Absolutely amazing. I never expected to see that amazing archaeological site and so so well preserved.. Wished I had paid to take pictures...

2  Thank ivijuliane
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Real Ancient Rus wooden houses. Have seen no analogue in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. Worth visiting.

3  Thank Alexander A
Reviewed 3 September 2012

The Berestye Museum is located within the Brest Hero Fortress memorial complex, which in itself is highly worth a visit. This museum demonstrates an excavation of the original Berestye village which was found by archaeologists and preserved within a roofed building. Although there isn't a...More

3  Thank oh-noes
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