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There is the Kizhi museum in Petrozavodsk which is located in the centre of the town. Tourists may get acquainted with the history of the town and the republic there. Besides, the Kizhi museum organizes excursions to Kizhi Island.
The Doll House was founded in 1999, and ever since it has been a very popular place to visit among adults and children. “It is never late to play with dolls” – said Tatyana Kalinina, the founder of the House. The most important feature of the gallery is that there is a peculiar atmosphere about it. The atmosphere of love and bliss. “It is a family house, a panacea for your soul” – Tatyana said.
Polar Odysseus club is a club for people who thoroughly enjoy building different boats to set out for voyages because its members were the first sea voyagers in the former. Even more so, it is the first open air museum in Petrozavodsk. Tourists can see the famous boat (lodya) “Nikolaos the Wonderworker” there. The boat always takes part in European naval festivals. “Pomor” and “Love” are also there.
The Museum is focused on traditional culture, history and local lore. It is one of the oldest museums in the northwest and it was founded in 1871. Nowadays, the Museum has more than 225 thousands of exhibits from different areas of Karelian life: nature, archeology, history, ethnography and culture.