Museums in Rusiv

  • I. Fedorak Room-Museum

    Ivan Fedorak (pseudonym — Ivan Sadovy, 13.02.1890-18.11.1954) was remarkable teacher and writer. He worked for 25 years as a teacher in Rusiv village and all that time he popularized Ukrainian language among his students.
    The exposition in the museum room is represented by personals, photographs and writings of I. Fedorak.
    The room is located in the same building with Vasyl Stefanyk Museum. V. Stefanyk was a bridesman in Fedorak's wedding and also the godfather of his daughter.
    Nearby the village school there is a bust of the teacher and the place of his burial.

    Address: Rusiv
    Open: 10:00-18:00, closed on Mo.
    Phone: +38 (097) 546-43-23
  • Vasyl Stefanyk (14.05.1871-07.12.1936) was Ukrainian short story writer and political activist. He was a part of secret pro-Ukrainian communities (including well-known Pokuttian Trinity; there were also Les Martovych and Marko Cheremshyna). The writer describes in his works the life of the peasants; lots of stories are translated into different languages.
    Vasyl Stefanyk Museum in Rusiv consists of two parts: the literary and the memorial one (the house of Srefanyk family), which are located in different parts of the village and have three rooms each one. There is a bust of the writer near the first building.
    Vasyl Stefanyk and his relatives are buried in the village.

    Address: Rusiv
    Open: 10:00-18:00, closed on Mo.
    Phone: +38 (03476) 3-52-26, +38 (097) 243-95-96