There is a large amount of historical and cultural monuments on the territory of Lutsk. Most of them are included in the Administration of the State historical and cultural reserve in Lutsk.
The Administration of the State historical and cultural reserve in Lutsk – is a historical and cultural reserve, created by a resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Ukrainian SSR № 130 of March 26 1985, in order to save and rationally use historical and cultural monuments. The area of the reserve is 41 hectares, there are 52 monuments under state protection on its balance, 39 from which are of national significance. Lutsk Upper Castle of XIV, Church of St. John the Theologian of XII century, Cathedral of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul of XVII century, Czartoryski Tower and the remains of the Surrounding Castle of XV century, Jesuit College of XVII century, Lutheran church, Architect’s House of XX century, Synagogue of XVII century, Monastery of Sharytky of XV etc.
There is a number of museums on the territory of the Reserve, including the only Museum of Bells in Ukraine, Museum of the Book, art gallery, museum “Lesya’s Living Room” and a pharmacy-museum. The employees of the Reserve organize tours in Ukrainian, English, Polish and Russian. Each year, scientific conferences are held and new scientific and popular science works are issued, new routes are created and exhibition halls are filled and renewed. Thematic festivals take place in the Reserve, including: Prince’s banquet, Volyn princess, Medieval Luchesk, Night in Lutsk castle, Annunciation of Volyn, Polissya summer, Space of letters etc.
Administration of the State historical and cultural reserve in Lutsk
Head – Rudetsky Pavlo Arkadiyovich
every day from 10:00 to 19:00 in the summer-time (April-September)
every day from 10:00 to 17:00 in the winter-time (October-March)
No breaks and weekends