Poltava’s Museum of Local Lore, History and Economy is a true source of intellectual and emotional pleasure. This huge museum exposition consists of more than 300,000 exhibits displayed in 35 rooms. The Museum building is a fine example of Ukrainian architecture with ornaments and shapes reminding of a 12th
century fortress. The museum collections include numerous archaeological finds and examples of Poltava folk art: embroidery, knitting, carpet-making; displays of church devices, ancient weapons, etc.