The museum was established in 1989 by Vasyl Moroz, the manager of the local school. Today the museum exposition is situated in nine rooms and numbers more than 4 thousand unique exhibits, collected by local people. In 1996 the museum got the name "the people's museum" and its manager became the laureate of the Ukrainian competition of the best museum managers. Nowadays the museum is the visit card of the school, village, district and region.

Its exposition houses 30 sections. The most interesting are:

  • "Village history";
  • "Local crafts";
  • "Local nature gifts. Food of countrymen";
  • "Local masters and their works";
  • "Holidays and local traditions. Culture development in the village";
  • "Children's toys of late ХІХ — early ХХ с."

All the exhibits in the museum exposition are original. The most interesting among them are: the wooden cross of 1516, old doors of 1840 made without any nail; shoes of 1879, a cradle of 1900. There are also ancient musical instrumets, and a violine, a pipe, cymbals, a tambourine, a mandoline and a mouth organ are among them.

Ancient tools are of great interest, too. Especially, a flait, millstones, a wooden plough and samples of folk clothes are worth seeing.
In one room the visitors can see the interior of a living room. Here there is a stove, a large trunk with festive clothes and a long wooden table, etc. Each thing here expresses the family warmth.

The museum conducts enlightenment activities. Besides, the museum is a part of the routes of perceptional tourism.

Working hours:
By arrangement.
Entrance fee:
Free of charge.
Excursion rates:
Free of charge.
Offering is greeted.
Іvano-Frankivsk region
Bohorodchany district
Sadzhava village
Shkilna St.
tеl.: +38 (03471) 3-72-66,
+38 (097) 372-88-28
How to get:
The museum is situated in the village centre, in front of the school.
48.8165  24.47231  
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