Folk arts and crafts in Semyonov and Gorodets – Road.Travel

 Folk arts and crafts in Semyonov and Gorodets

Road Trip Route. Learn about handicrafts and their history., Schedule a toy, Actively relax in the ski resort, .

An exciting and informative journey awaits you for the whole family! You will get acquainted with many folk crafts: Khokhloma, Gorodets painting, Zhbannikov whistle, pottery, wood carving and other crafts, you will see many toys of different epochs. In addition, you will have an active and fun time at the ski resort, so dress as comfortable as possible and sooner on the road!

🎅 Winter Trips, Families with Kids, Arts and Creativity. From: Nizhny Novgorod

Eugenia Laputina. Traveller.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Family adventures in Nizhny Novgorod region

The journey will start with the museum of Khokhloma, then we will go to Gorodets, where we will visit the town of Masters and get acquainted with many other folk crafts, and visit the Children's Museum, where we will see toys of different epochs and not only, but after that we will go to actively spend time in the ski resort.

Nizhny Novgorod

Gazpromneft filling station #245

Start your journey by refueling at Gazprom Neft filling stations, grab coffee and fresh pastries on the way to make your trip more comfortable!

Zolotaya Khokhloma

The Golden Khokhloma ITC opened in 2008. The exposition will introduce guests to the origins of the art of Khokhloma and the largest collection of painted objects in Russia. The royal room of the museum will surprise you with its monarchical scope and wealth, and the symbols of the Golden Khokhloma festival will amaze you with their size. Mode of operation: Daily from 9 to 18, Saturday from 9 to 13, Sunday from 10 to 16. A visit is possible both individually and with excursion service. It is possible to stay longer and attend a workshop. All information please specify by phones to order excursions: +7 (83162) 5-61-41 +7 (83162)5-63-33 +7-920-252-72-00

Children's Museum

Our next stop is Gorodets. Let's plunge into the world of childhood! Adults will feel like children again, and children will see what their parents and grandparents played with. There is a large collection of various toys: dolls, teddy bears, soldiers, cars, whistles... You can also see the desks where schoolchildren used to sit, get acquainted with the old alphabet and find out how children were educated in Zemstvo schools. The museum is open from Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 17:00, and on weekends until 16:00.

«БлинолюбовЪ» кафе-блинная

A quick but very tasty lunch is at the pancake house café, a favourite of locals.

Muzey Gorodetskogo Pryanika

Some more sweets to complete the holiday atmosphere! Yes, gingerbread is baked not only in Tula. Visit the Gorodets Gingerbread Museum. From Monday to Friday, the museum is open from 10:00 to 17:00, and on weekends until 16:00.

City of Craftsmen

If you're tired by this time, you're free to stroll through the picturesque Museum Quarter. Do you have energy left for one more museum? Let's go to get acquainted with another no less beautiful painting - Gorodets painting - which appeared in Nizhny Novgorod region in XIX century. Also here you will get acquainted with woodcarving, pottery, golden embroidery, guipure embroidery, and Zhabannikov's whistles. It is also possible to take part in a master class on Gorodets painting and clay toy, or to order excursion service. To make an appointment by phone, listed [on the website](http://xn--52-6kcidgi8cqaesfmp.xn--p1ai/%D1%83%D1%81%D0%BB%D1%83%D0%B3%D0%B8/). It will be interesting both for adults and children! Working mode: Wed - Wed - from 10.00 till 17.00 Mon - by appointment

Art-Prostranstvo Molot

If you get hungry again, and you don't feel like cooking dinner at home, visit a unique art-space with unusual interior and delicious cuisine.

Nizhny Novgorod