MUSEUM of BOLEKHIV HISTORY named after ROMAN SKVORIJ

Description:
The museum was founded in 1967 by Roman Skvorij, the regional ethnographer. In 1960 the preparations for the 40th annivesary of Natalya Kobrynska death began (Natalya Kobrynska — a widely-known writer and public person, whose life and creative work was tightly connected with Bolekhiv). It gave the impulse to collecting local ancient things. Thus, in 1964, the room of regional ethnography started its work in the local library.

In 1970 the museum got the title of "Public Museum". It was the time of unique exhibits replenishment for the museum.


Since 1999 the museum is one of the state structures. Its exposition is located in six halls and contains the following sections:
  • "Bolekhiv city history";
  • "The Boyky house";
  • "Industrial, educational and cultural development in the first half of ХХ с.";
  • "II World War";
  • " National and cultural revival";
  • "Liberation movement".

2005 year was considered to be that of Natalya Kobrynska in Bolekhiv. That's why a new building was given to Natalya Kobrynska museum. The museum exposition includes the following sections:

  • "Beleluya";
  • "Bolekhiv in N. Kobrynska time";
  • " Natalya Kobrynska and her contemporaries";
  • "Memorial corner";
  • " The writer is honoured by Bolekhiv";
  • "Natalya Kobrynska and Sichovi Striltsi";
  • "Natalya Kobrynska and Ivan Franko".

And the museum founder was honoured by Bolekhiv. In 2007 the museum was named after Roman Skvorij.

Working hours:
8:00-17:00,
Su. 9:00-16:00
closed on Saturday.
Entrance fee:
Free of charge.
Excursion rates:
For a group — 30 UAH.
Additionally:
Video — 30 UAH.
Photo shooting — 20 UAH.
Contacts:
Ivano-Frankivsk region
Bolekhiv city
Sichovi Striltsi St., 9

Теl.: +38 (03437) 3-45-00
GPS:
49.06937  23.85567  convert to dd°mm'ss"
 

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