The museum was opened in 1985. Vasyl Kishkan, a writer, is the museum founder. The museum exposition is situated on the first floor of the administrative building. The museum exhibits inform the visitors about the village history.

The first room exposition represents materials about old times in the village history. The exhibits of the second room inform about local every day life. There are agricultural implements and folk clothes. The materials about the local chuch building are of great interest, too. Such exhibits as an ancient church candleholder, old icons, the Gospels of 1764 are worth attention, too.

The third hall exposition informs about the events of the II World War. 123 local people died at the fronts, 173 people were awarded by orders and medals. The photo gallery of the participants of the II World War return the visitors to the past.

The last hall exposition is dedicated to the afterwar period, the village building in 70-80-es of the XX c. A separate stand is dedicated to Vasyl Kishkan, the school manager and the museum founder.

Working hours:
9:00-18:00, lunch time 13:00-14:00; closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Entrance fee:
Free of charge.
Chernivtsi region
Kitsman district
Valyava village
Holovna St., 73

Теl.: +38 (03736) 4-35-46
+38 (03736) 4-35-34
How to get:
By public transport
Go by train to Chernivtsi city, then take a bus to Kitsman. From Kitsman go by bus to Valyava village.

By car
Go along the high way М-19 to Kitsman town. From Kitsman centre (road from Chernivtsi direction) near the signal lights turn to the right. Then go straightly to Valyava. The museum is situated in the village centre.
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