Kolkja Museum of Old Believers

Peipsiääre, Estonia

The Russian Old-Believers (starovery) have kept their religious rituals unchanged for more than 1000 years. Today, there are 11 starover congregations with approximately 15 000 members in Estonia. A museum situated in Kolkja village on the coast of Lake Peipsi displays traditional clothes, crafts, tools, household items, and religious items of the Old-Believers.

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Allan Kiisk (2 months ago)
Ok
ISRAA FARIS (2 years ago)
It is amazing museum, I enjoyed it
ISRAA FARIS (2 years ago)
It is amazing museum, I enjoyed it
kukusik2002 (3 years ago)
Совершенно неожиданное место, в котором собрано ТАК много свидетельств старины, да еще русских староверов. Удивительные вещи, которые кажутся такими простыми и от этого необычными и необходимыми в хозяйстве. Многое становится понятным, даже для совсем маленьких посетителей.
Margus Rebane (3 years ago)
Really interesting to learn the history of old beliefs
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