Architectural and natural open-air museum. The Museum recreates the image of Russian village and shows the way of life of Russian peasants. Within the Museum the chapels and churches of the VI-VIII centuries, and also peasant and household buildings are presented. The furniture, collected in expeditions, house-hold utensils and other significant things that made up the peasant’s way of life at that time. The two-story house of the first quarter of the 19th century, built for Countess A. Orlova-Chesmenskaya, houses a stationary exhibition entitled "Folk Art of the Novgorod Region."