The Museum-Estate of I. Franko Family

The museum was opened in 1992 in a house built by Omelyan Franko, the youngest son of Ivan Franko's brother Onufriy.

The local collection stores private letters and family documents, everyday items, clothing and paintings used to belong to the family members.

The exposition is placed in four rooms: in the first one you can learn about life and work of Ivan Franko. The items shown there are photos from the childhood, student's life and adult years of the famous poet and writer. There are also such worth seeing exhibits as the Franko family tree and paintings made by Taras Franko (the poet's son).

In the second room you can see items belonged to the families of Onufriy Franko and Anton Mohylnytsky (a poet and local priest). The third room displays personal possessions of Onufriy Franko and his closest relatives. Finally, the room number four, the exposition in which is called 'Ivan Franko and Hryhoriy Smolsky', contains artworks of a local painter Hryhoriy Smolsky, who also left notable memoirs about I. Franko. Other important exhibits there are some everyday items and embroidery belonged to the Franko family.

12:30-13:00 lunch break;
Saturday and Sunday — closed.
Entrance fee:
Adults — 15 UAH.
Children — 5 UAH.
Adults — 60 UAH (up to 25 persons).
Students, pupils — 40 UAH (up to 25 persons).
Family — 40 UAH (up to 10 persons).
Individual — 40 UAH.
Contact info:
Ivano-Frankivsk region
Kalush town
Ivano-Frankivska St., 22

Tel.: +38 (050) 717-53-29
+38 (098) 492-09-23
+38 (095) 002-67-42
How to get there:
Go from Ivano-Frankivsk town following the road sign of Kalush, go straight on (about 1 km far) along Ivano-Frankivska street untill you reach Pidhirky housing estate. The museum is located on the left, nearby the big building of a former factory.
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