The Blacksmith’s Settlement Private Museum of Blacksmithing and Folk Crafts was opened on February 13, 2010 in Kolomna. The exposition of the museum consists of forged (mainly), cast and wooden products of different eras and is based on the collection of Ilya Georgievich Lebedev. The collection began about 20 years ago and at the moment it has more than seven thousand exhibits. These things are part of our history, witnesses of events that took place in the life of a person, family, people.
In the museum you can get acquainted with the workplace of a village blacksmith, see the weapons and armor of warriors of past centuries, accessories for fishing and hunting, forged household items, many of which have long been forgotten. And also to find out how and how huts were built and how the land was cultivated, what the horse harness consisted of and much more about the life of our ancestors.
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“Blacksmith settlement” museum