The museum was created on the base of local Art college. The museum started its work in 1958, when the college still worked in Yavoriv. At that time a methodical room was formed for keeping the best wooden works of students and teachers. In 1963 the college together with the museum was removed to Ivano-Frankove village.
In museum exposition there are a lot of decorative plates with unique Yavoriv carving — flat-relief, relief and delicate one; Yavoriv chests and boxes, decorated with relief carving; pendants of various plates, decorated with Yavoriv carving. There are also wooden sculptures on fairy-tale topic as illustrations to literary works.
The wooden sculptural portraits of I. Franko, B. Khmelnytsky, S. Melnyk, etc. are of great interest for the visitors. They will also enjoy a beautiful geometrical carving on boxes, chests, decorative plates, breadboards.
In the museum exposition one can also see furniture of 50s of the XX c.: a writing table, two bookcases, an armchair and six chairs. The furniture is decorated with Yavoriv carving.
Free of charge.
Free of charge.
Rynok Sq., 13 (ІІ building of Art college)
Теl.: +38 (03259) 3-33-73
How to get:
By public transport
From Lviv city (Yanivsky tsvyntar (cemetry) bus stop) go by any bus of Novoyavorivsk or Yavoriv directions (they set off every 20-30 minutes). The museum is situated in the village center.
Detailed information about public transport.
From Lviv city centre go along T. Shevchenko street, then along the road M-10 to Ivano-Frankove village (Yaniv). The museum is situated in the village center.