Family weekend: mysteries of the past, cultural heritage, fairytale characters, zoo – Road.Travel

Family weekend: mysteries of the past, cultural heritage, fairytale characters, zoo

Road Trip Route. Plunge into a traditional Siberian village life, Experience a fairy tale, See historical and cultural monuments, Visit Russia's only rural zoo, .

A family trip allows you to have a change of scenery, relax and have fun together. You will enjoy a rich educational and entertaining programme. You will get acquainted with the way of life of Siberian village, see picturesque monuments of history and culture, heroes of fairy tales, the only hippo living in Siberia and other animals and have a rest in the nature. Dress warmly and hurry to new adventures!

🎅 Winter Trips, Families with Kids. From: Omsk

Eugenia Laputina. Traveller.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Siberian life

On the first day of the trip you will visit the park, where you will have an entertainment program, heroes of fairy-tales and get acquainted with the way of life of Siberian people in different historical periods, visit the historical-ethnographic museum and enjoy the wooden architecture, and at the end of the day a real Russian bathhouse will be waiting for you.


Gazpromneft filling station #32

So, guys, shall we go? Just to avoid any surprises on the way, fill up to the full with quality fuel, inflate the tires, fill up the washer and take a coffee with some healthy snacks! Have a great travel experience!

Ethnopark "Vasin Farm Fairy Tale Museum

The trip starts with a visit to the ethnopark. A theatrical program is waiting for you, you will see the characters of fairy tales, Baba-yaga's hut, and if you are lucky, you will get acquainted with her personally. Besides, you will be transferred in time and learn how people lived in the past, their everyday life, customs, traditions; you will see a lot of antique items, get acquainted with flora and fauna of the Omsk region. Pay attention, the program for individual visitors is held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 11:00 and 15:00. Tickets are purchased online, [on the website]( of the park.

Cafe Diner

You can stop for lunch at a café along the way. There is everything for a good and hearty meal: first courses, side dishes and salads.

Bolsherechensky District Historical and Ethnographic Museum

Bolsherechensky museum will be of interest to everyone who is interested in ethnography, archaeology, numismatics, or just wants to learn something new. And in front of the museum you will see an exhibition of retro cars and agricultural machinery. Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday from 09:00 to 18:00, Monday - day off, lunch from 13:00 to 14:00.

Old Siberian Museum

Not far from the museum there is an architectural and ethnographic complex "Starina Sibirskaya". The complex includes several monuments of history and architecture of regional significance. You will see a peasant farmstead with a beekeeper's hut, houses of merchants Pavel and Nikolay Gladkov and a trade shop, house of coachman Kopyev and a wooden church of Alexander Nevsky. More information is available [on the website]( The ethnographic complex is open daily.

"Cyurpriz" Detskiy Mir

After a walk around the ethnographic complex, drop in for dinner at a cozy family cafe. The menu is not large, but the food is delicious. There's a playroom for little fidgeters.

Guest House Aganthia Kubrina

You can stay overnight in the old mansion of the merchant Agantius Kubrin. The hotel offers cozy rooms, a kitchen, a sauna complex. You can get more information about the hotel and book accommodation by phone, listed [on the website](

Day 2: Nature, the zoo and outdoor activities

The second day of the trip starts with a morning walk along the Path of Health, then you will continue your acquaintance with the museum-reserve "Starina Sibirskaya", and after that you will visit a unique zoo to some extent.

Tropa Zdorov'ya

The second day begins with a walk in the forest area. Breathe in the clean air, take a break from the city noise, feel calm. Good mood and a charge of vivacity for the whole day are provided!

Old Siberian Museum

Yesterday you already had a chance to get acquainted with the ancient architecture of "Starina Sibirskaya" Reserve. And now it's time to look inside a peasant house and a merchant's farmstead, to visit an art gallery, or to try yourself as a craftsman at a creative workshop, and then to buy original handmade gifts in a local souvenir shop. Please note: the art gallery will be open from February 9, master classes will be held from February 16. Time of the master class should be agreed in advance, you can do it by phone +7 (983)-118-26-57.

Bol'sherechenskiy Zoopark

Bolsherechensky Zoo is the only rural zoo in Russia. You will meet the only hippo in Siberia, see bears, wolves, foxes, monkeys, raccoons, lions, tigers, deer, bison, various birds and other animals. Opening hours are October to May from 10:00 to 16:40. On Mondays the zoo box office is closed, tickets can be purchased at reception.

Cafe Fartovo

A small café with delicious home-made food. You can have borscht with sour cream, potato casserole, chops, dumplings and other dishes.

Red Yar

Stop in a picturesque place on the way home. Walk along the shore of the frozen lake and take pictures against the background of snow-covered trees. And the locals usually fill up a nearby slide - why not take one?