Museum exposition includes works of folk and professional decorative art from XV century till our days. Among the displays are crockery, «rushnyk» (embroidered ritual towel), church plates, national clothes, Ukrainian Cossacks tobacco pipes, «pysanki» (painted Easter eggs) and many other things. One hall of the museum is devoted totally to the paintings of famous Ukrainian artist Kateryna Bilokur, this gallery is a true pearl of museum’s collection.
Museum of Ukrainian decorative art is situated on the territory of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra in the building of former metropolitan house and Blagoveshenskaya church which were built in XVII century. The collection of the museum was started in 1899 as the City museum of antiques and art.
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