A few kilometers from Vileyka (Minsk region, Belarus) is the village-museum Zabroddzie. Zabroddzie - is a cozy little village located on the former front lines of World War I, on the banks of the river Narachanka. This village-museum is known far outside Belarus. She is famous for the fact that it is the only Belarusian museum of the World War I; old houses and objects of everyday life of Belarusians hundred years old; chapel; museum of vintage car and motorcycles. Also in the surroundings of the village-museum Zabroddzie a number of other memorial sites, graves, steles, crosses and stones associated with the events of the World War I. All museums of village Zabroddzie open daily from 10:00 to 19:00 seven days a week.

Village-museum Zabroddzie

Before moving on to the more detailed description of certain objects in the village-museum Zabroddzie should also be noted that in this village is very well established tourist service. Where you can stay for a few days and stay in the original old village houses, you can visit the bath, you can organize a small celebration in the specially equipped gazebo on the river bank, you can fish, play on the Soviet machine, or to shoot in the dash, you can ride a retro car, kayak or to take part in the bike ride, and finally, it is possible to hold a photo shoot in a military uniform of the World War I and with retro appliances. The village-museum Zabroddzie also regularly organizes various thematic excursions, tours and workshops for children and adults.

Village-museum Zabroddzie

 

Boris and Gleb Chapel

Boris and Gleb Chapel of memory of all those killed in hostilities in the village-museum Zabroddzie was built in 2006. This chapel was built in the style of wooden house-building 16-17 centuries. This chapel is located on the banks of the river Narachanka. This chapel is often visited by children and grandchildren of those killed in the World War I. Here they have the opportunity to remember their dead ancestors.

Village-museum Zabroddzie

Village-museum Zabroddzie

 

Museum of ancient life and Smithy

Museum of ancient life in the village Zabroddzie is a fully stocked exhibits house built in 1890. Kitchen cutlery, trunks, towels, shovels, stoves, pots, curtains, clothes and other real utensils. Living room with furniture of the time, a bed, a lullaby, straw mattresses, wood near the stove, sofa, wardrobe, musical instruments and a photo. In the courtyard of the house-museum exposition cartage (sleighs, wagons) of the Belarusian production and imported to Belarus from 1850 to 1930. The exhibits are constantly being updated.

Village-museum Zabroddzie

Village-museum Zabroddzie

 

The museum of vintage cars and other vehicles

The museum of vintage cars and other vehicles in the village Zabroddzie represented more than thirty units of well-restored vintage cars and other vehicles. A significant part of the exhibition is devoted to the military cars and motorcycles. Among the exhibits are very rare machines, preserved up to our time only a few copies. All cars presented at the museum reduced to such an extent that they are on their own course, they can even go (only as a passenger). The collection is constantly updated with new cars. The museum also contains vintage motorcycles, bicycles, and even aircraft.

Village-museum Zabroddzie

Village-museum Zabroddzie

Village-museum Zabroddzie

 

Museum of World War I

The exhibition, presented in this museum in the village Zabroddzie dedicated to the events of the World War I. This museum - the only Belarusian museum of the World War I. Here is a collection of original objects and documents that reflect the everyday life of the military. Old photographs documenting the period and relate to events that took place around the village Zabroddzie. Also in the museum are: form, German and Russian helmets, elements of trench life, soldiers canned, razors, flashlights, a large number of documentary photographs from the front lines and so on.

Village-museum Zabroddzie

Village-museum Zabroddzie