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Volkov House-Museum - old wooden house in the center of Lappeenranta, not far from the town hall.
House built around eighty years - from 1826 to 1905 - belonged first to the wealthy merchant Claudelin, and later, in 1872, he passed to a Russian merchant who was previously a serf peasant, Ivan Volkov. Volkov became the founder of the trading dynasty. His descendants transferred the house to the city in 1983, and ten years later they opened it a museum dedicated to the merchant life and life of those times, Orthodox traditions.
Internal interiors of the house-museum Volkova are decorated in accordance with the traditions of those years, here you can see unique original household items, antique jewelry and furniture. Inspection at the museum house, visitors begin with a visit to the women's bedroom, restroom, continues with acquaintance with the furnishings of the living room, study and dining room, ends with a visit to the second bedroom, nursery and kitchen.
On the territory adjacent to home-museum, there is a small bakery, which still bakes traditional Russian bread according to classic recipes. There is also a restaurant here Volkoff, working since 1998. There is a souvenir shop at the house-museum, where various souvenirs and gifts can be purchased, especially on Christmas Eve and Easter. On these holidays, festive events are held on the territory of the museum.
The Volkov House Museum is open for visits daily during summer.
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