The History Museum of Yaniv Town
(private collection)


The exposition is placed in the building of Yavorivsky National Park administration. There are three sections: information stands and two rooms, where you can find out about the local history.

From the stands, you will learn about the most significant events of the 20th century happened in Yaniv (nowadays — Ivano-Frankove): 'Galician Battle of 3-12 September, 1914' and 'The beginning of WWII, September 1939'.

The first room displays historical items found in the town and around. The oldest ones are dated back to the 8th-6th centuries BC. Exhibits in the collection: arrow tips of the Bronze Age; a sickle (8-10th cent.), ancient scythes; razors and riveted knives (11-12th cent.); spear tips, crosses and a ring of Kyiv Rus period; battle axes (Tatar and Cossack's times), a copper helmet, and many more. There are also lots of items of the period from the late 19th — till early 20th centuries: a bayonet, rifles with cartridges, grenades, cannonballs, a pistol, carriage wheels, cutters, bells, etc. The authentic clothing items (military overcoats, uniform, etc) of the WWII period are also put on display there.

The exposition in the second room: the archive of Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) and a German typewriter, which was used for making those documents. There's also a collection of awards from different periods of the town history (Austrian, German, Soviet), coins, rings; some everyday items — axes, irons; weapon items — cartridges, grenades, projectiles.

Open by prior arrangement.
Entrance fee:
Adults — 20 UAH.
Children — 10 UAH.
Price is included.
Private tour — 150 UAH.
Contact info:
Lviv region
Yavoriv district
Ivano-Frankove town
Zelena St., 23

Tel.: +38 (03259) 3-31-35
+38 (097) 907-02-33, Vitaliy
How to get there:
By public transport
Go by bus from Lviv ('Yaniv Cemetery' bus stop) in the direction of Novoyavorivsk and Yavoriv. The departure — every 20-30 min. The museum is located in the town centre.
More information about public transport.

By car
Go along T. Shevchenko street from the centre of Lviv and follow M-10 road until you reach Ivano-Frankove (Yaniv). The museum is located in the town centre.
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