The museum was founded in 1996. Its exposition is situated in the building of the former reading room of 'Prosvita' society, located in the village centre in front of the local church. The museum exposition numbers more than 100 exhibits. Most of them inform about Mychaylo Zubrytsky, Ukrainian ethnographer and researcher of folklore, historian, the priest of the local church.

Mychaylo Zubrytsky was born on October 22, 1856 in Kindrativ village of Turka district in Lviv region. His parents were farmers. First, Mychaylo studied at the primary school in Turka, later in Drohobych. Since 1870 М. Zubrytsky was the student of the high school in Drohobych. Here he met Ivan Franko who became his friend till the end of his life. Later he studied at the theological college in Lviv and Przemysl. In autumn of 1883 father M. Zybrytsky arrived to Mshanets village. During 30 years he was the priest of the local church. In 1892, thanks to his efforts, a reading room of 'Prosvita' society was opened.

The heritage of M. Zubrytsky numbers more than 300 works. He researched every day life of local countrymen of XVIII-XIX с. He also gathered folk songs, folk tales, legends.

There are photo documents and copies of some of his works in the museum exposition.

The ethnographic part of the exposition is worth seeing, too. There are folk clothes, embroidery, agricultural instruments, things of everyday life here. The museum funds are used in studying of everyday life of Boiky.

Working hours:
By arrangement.
Entrance fee:
Free of charge.
Lviv region
Sambir district
Mshanets village
Tsentralna St., the building of the former reading room of 'Prosvita' society.
How to get:
Go along the highway Н-13 to Lopushanka-Khomyna village, then turn to the right to Mshanets village. In Mshanets go to the centre, turn to the right near the building of local authorities and go straight to the museum. It is situated nearby the local church.
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