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Founded in 1966 on the basis of the Kizhi Branch of the State Museum, Karelian ASSR.

In 1993 the Kizhi Open-Air Museum was enlisted into the State Collection of the most valuable objects of the cultural heritage of the peoples living in the Russian Federation.

The Kizhi Museum is responsible for the preservation and development of the historic, cultural and nature complex comprising the world famous Kizhi Pogost, historic landscapes and monuments situated on Kizhi Island, near-by Lake Onega islands and part of the mainland coastline within the former Kizhi Volost (Community) of the Olonets Province.

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  • Written Jun 8, 2003
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