The National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Preserve Visitation Rules

Rules and Regulations

for the Visitors of the Territory of the National Kyiv-Pechersk

Historical and Cultural Preserve and its Exposition Premises

 

1. General Provisions

1.1. The Rules and Regulations for the visitation of the territory of the National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Preserve and its exposition premises (hereinafter referred to as “the Rules”) set up basic rights, responsibilities and principles of behavior for the attendees of the museum institution.

1.2. The Rules have been worked out on the basis of the Constitution of Ukraine, the Law of Ukraine “On Museums and Museology”, the Law of Ukraine “On Tourism”, the Law of Ukraine “On Culture”; the Law of Ukraine “On Information”, the Law of Ukraine “On Print Media (Press) in Ukraine”, the Law of Ukraine “On Information Agencies”, the Law of Ukraine “On Television and Radio Broadcasting”, the Law of Ukraine “About the State Support of Mass Media and Social Protection of Journalists”, the Decree of the President of Ukraine “About the Regulation on the National Institution of Ukraine” (№ 451 of June 16, 1995); the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “On the Approval of the List of Paid Services that can be Provided by the Cultural Institutions of  State and Communal Forms of Property” (№ 1271 of December 12, 2011); the Order of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine “On the Realization of the Right of Socially Vulnerable Groups to Visit Enterprises, Institutions and Organizations, Subordinate to the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine, on Favorable Conditions” (№ 43 of January 30, 2013); the Statute of the Preserve, approved by the Order of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine (№ 224 of March 22, 2017); Instruction “On the Organization of the Admission, On-Site and Patrolling Regimes in the Territory of the National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Preserve” approved by the administrative Order of the National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Preserve (№ 04-07/97 of June 14, 2019).

1.3. The following Rules apply to all visitors of the National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Preserve despite their nationality, gender, religion, age or purpose of the visit.

1.4. The entrance to the Preserve and its exposition premises is open daily

from 9am to 6pm (box offices that sell entrance tickets that include the observation of the exposition premises are open till 5pm).

1.5. The Preserve reserves the right to close all exposition premises or separate exhibition halls not least because of the technical reasons.

 

2. Admission of Journalists and Media Workers to the Territory of the Preserve

2.1. Journalists and media workers have the right to freely enter the territory of the Preserve upon the obligatory presentment of the document certifying their professional identity (journalist's certificate etc.) and the corresponding thematic task given by the editorial staff, or the entrance ticket.

2.2. Journalists and media workers have the right for the footage of the programs and reports in the territory of the Preserve, once the relevant letter is sent to the Preserve; the terms and place of the shooting as well as the list of the personnel involved in these activities are agreed upon. These rules do not apply to the broadcasting of the public events held in the territory of the Preserve.

2.2.1. Broadcasting of the public events and festive church services is conducted by the respective TV channel on the basis of the letter of intent to make the shooting (which is sent to the Preserve in advance); the list of the personnel involved in these activities and/or separately concluded contract.

2.2.2. While conducting their professional duties, the journalists have the right to make written, audio and video recordings as well as use necessary technical means.

2.3. The permission for the journalists, in case there arises one, to enter the territory of the Preserve in their own vehicles or connect to the power lines of the Preserve, etc., is granted by the Administration of the Preserve upon the receival of the relevant letter and/or the signing of a separate contract.

2.4. Journalists and media workers have the right for the audience with the Administration of the Preserve by appointment.

 

 

3. General Admission Requirements

3.1. Admission to the territory of the Preserve is possible only through its three entry passages, namely:

– the Gate of the Trinity Gate Church (in 9, Lavrska Str.);

– the Economic Gate of the Church of All Saints (in Lavrsky Lane); and

– the South Gate (in Blyzhniopecherna Str.).

3.2. Admission to the territory of the Preserve and its exposition premises is possible only upon the presentation of the ticket or identification document or if there is the permission of the Administration of the Preserve.

3.3. The sale of tickets is carried out through the box offices of the Preserve located at the entry passages specified in paragraph 2.1. of these Rules.

3.3.1. The entrance to the Museum of Book and Printing of Ukraine, the National Museum of History of Ukraine, the National Museum of Ukrainian Folk Decorative Arts, the Museum of Theater, Musical and Cinema Arts of Ukraine, the National Historical Library of Ukraine, the Exhibition of Micro Miniatures by Mykola Syadrysty is possible during the respective days and opening hours of these institutions. At the entrance the visitors show the admission ticket to any of these institutions and the entrance ticket to the territory of the Preserve or special permission given by the Administration of the Preserve.

3.4. The entrance to the Preserve is free of charge for all the visitors on the days specified in Annex 1 to these Rules.

3.5. Every last Sunday of the month the entrance to the territory of the Preserve and its exposition premises is free for the definite categories of citizens listed in Annex 2 to these Rules, provided they present the relevant document.

3.6. The right for free entrance to the territory of the Preserve and its exposition premises is given to the definite categories of citizens (see Annex 3 to these Rules), provided they present the document that confirms their affiliation with the specified category of citizens.

3.7. Free entrance to the territory of the Preserve and its exposition premises (except the entrance to the religious buildings during worship services there) is for visitors that submit the document certifying their belonging to the relevant beneficiary category of citizens.

3.8. Groups of children or organized groups of school pupils (aged under 16) are allowed to enter the territory of the Preserve and its exposition premises only under adult supervision. The supervisors have to acquaint the children with the Rules and bear personal responsibility for their observation. They are also responsible for the safety and security of the children during the whole period of their stay in the territory of the Preserve.

3.9. Organized groups of visitors have the right to enter the territory of the Preserve and its exposition premises upon the presentation of the Contract for the Provision of Excursion Services concluded between the Administration of the Preserve and the relevant tourist company, or if they buy appropriate tickets, or get relevant permission from the Administration of the Preserve.

 

4. Rights and Responsibilities of the Visitors

4.1. While visiting the Preserve and its exposition premises the visitors have the right to:

4.1.1. Explore the territory of the Preserve and its exposition premises being part of the excursion group, by themselves, or using the services of the individual guide.

4.1.2. Get the information about the route of the guided tour, duration of the excursion and tourists’ assembly point.

4.1.3. Get the excursion services according to the approved thematic list, and if/when the guides and scientific staff of the Preserve are available.

4.1.4. Make the reservation for the excursion no later than one day before its date.

4.1.5. Conduct professional photo-and-video shooting in the territory of the Preserve or inside the monuments and exposition premises, if there is the relevant and previously signed Contract, written permission from the Administration of the Preserve or corresponding ticket.

4.1.6. Conduct amateur photo-and-video shooting in the territory of the Preserve or inside the exposition premises on their own or as part of the excursion group.

4.1.7. Leave comments in the Guestbook about the impressions from visiting the Preserve and quality of the excursion services.

4.2. The visitors of the Preserve and its exposition premises are obliged to:

4.2.1. Be careful with respect to the exposition premises of the Preserve and its equipment; communicate quietly and follow the requirements set up by these Rules.

4.2.2. Meet legitimate demands of the staff of the Preserve and the employees of the State Security Service of Ukraine aimed at maintaining civil order in the territory of the Preserve and its exposition premises.

4.2.3. Keep purchased tickets during the whole period of stay in the territory of the Preserve and its exposition premises and present them to the staff of the Preserve upon their request.

4.2.4. Leave the territory of the Preserve and its exposition premises before the closure of the Preserve.

 

 

5. Things that are not Allowed in the Territory of the Preserve

It is not allowed to:

5.1. Enter the territory of the Preserve by any vehicle without special permission from the Administration of the Preserve.

5.2. Move around the territory of the Preserve using different (except wheelchairs) transportation means, such as roller skates, bicycles, skateboards, play cars, etc.

5.3. Enter the territory of the Preserve with animals.

5.4. Smoke in the territory of the Preserve (except the areas, specially designated for these purposes), drink alcohol (low-alcohol) beverages or stay intoxicated.

5.5. Violate Rules of the Preserve, be noisy or use cell phones during the guided tour.

5.6. Contaminate the territory of the Preserve.

5.7. Enter the territory of the Preserve with things that can pollute it and/or make dirty the clothes of other visitors.

5.8. Sell or distribute printed matter, souvenirs and advertising materials in the territory of the Preserve without any permission.

5.9. Allow unauthorized persons to conduct guided tours. The exclusive right to carry out the excursions is given only to the leading lectors-guides, or the scientific staff of the National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical And Cultural Preserve, or the guides that obtained relative written permission for this type of activity from the Administration of the Preserve.

5.10. Perform actions that endanger the preserved state and integrity of historical and cultural monuments, or damage the greenery.

5.11. Do things that contradict the norms of civil ethics, show disrespect for other visitors of the Preserve and its employees.

5.12. Visit the Preserve without supervision by adults (for children aged under 12).

5.13. Bring (carry) weapons into the territory of the Preserve, except for the cases when it is done by the employees of the Ministry of the Internal Affairs of Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine and/or other intelligence services (relevant official ID is to be presented).

5.14. Bring (carry) explosive, volatile and flammable items to the territory of the Preserve.

5.15. Make fire, use open or concealed flame, ignite goods.

5.16. Trespass fenced territories.

5.17. Walk across the green lawns and rest on them; set up picnic zones.

5.18. Destroy or ruin the facades of the historical buildings, paint/leave inscriptions on the walls of these buildings or small architectural forms (including dumpsters, litter-boxes and benches) and other constructions; stick ads, posters and other products with information and advertising content.

5.19. Enter the premises that are under restoration or reconstruction.

5.20. Place tents and other types of shelters without relative permission of the Administration of the Preserve.

5.21. Perform any kind of household activity without proper approval documents and permission of the Administration of the Preserve.

5.22. Be engaged in fortune telling and begging.

5.23. Use audio equipment with sound intensifiers; sing, dance and play musical instruments without the permission of the Administration of the Preserve.

5.24. Organize political campaign.

5.25. Carry out entertainment events, cultural and recreational activities without the permission of the Administration of the Preserve.

 

 

6. Things that are Prohibited in the Exposition Premises of the Preserve

It is prohibited to:

6.1. Violate Rules and Regulations of the Preserve, be noisy, run or jump.

6.2. Use cell phones (except for the cases when device is needed for amateur photo-and-video shooting) .

6.3. Contaminate the premises, bring things that make them or other visitors’ clothes dirty.

6.4. Smoke and be in the state of alcoholic or narcotic intoxication.

6.5. Allow the unauthorized persons to conduct guided tours. Such right is given to the guides of the Excursion Bureau of the Preserve, scientific staff of the National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Preserve as well as to those guides that have received written permission for this type of activity from the Administration of the Preserve.

6.6. Enter the exposition premises with large items, baby carriages, etc.

6.7. Enter the premises with meals and drinks.

6.8. Carry out the actions that endanger the preserved state of the historical and cultural monuments (that is, trespass the cordon tapes, touch the walls/museum or exposition items; touch the barrier structures and approach them closer than 25 cm).

6.9. Perform actions that contradict the norms of civil ethics, show disregard for other visitors and employees of the Preserve.

6.10. Visit exposition premises without the supervision of the adults (for children under 12).

6.11. Carry out photo- picture-and-video recording without the relevant ticket, or Contract, or special permission from the Administration of the Preserve.

6.12. Conduct divine services, religious rites, other types of unauthorized activities without written permission of the Administration of the Preserve.

 

7. Liability for the Violation of the Rules

7.1. On condition that the Rules of the Preserve are violated, the visitor can be detained by the officers of the Internal Guard Service of the Preserve and/or the offices of the Department of the State Guard of Ukraine. No entrance ticket price and/or tour service compensation is offered in this case.

7.2. The control over the observance of these Rules is laid upon the heads of the corresponding divisions of the Preserve and the officers of the Department of the State Guard of Ukraine.

 

 

Annex 1

to the Rules and Regulations for the visitors of

the National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Preserve and its exposition premises

 

FREE ADMISSION

to the territory of the Preserve for all categories of visitors

 

Free admission to the territory of the Preserve is valid for all categories of visitors on such holiday as:

 

1. Easter Sunday (moveable feast).

2. Christmas (January, 7)

3. Feast of the Holy Trinity (the 50th day after Easter - moveable feast).

4. International Day for Monuments and Sites (April, 18), on this day free entrance is also allowed to the exposition premises of the Preserve.

5. International Museum Day (May, 18), on this day free entrance is also allowed to the exposition premises of the Preserve.

6. Independence Day of Ukraine (August, 24), on this day free entrance is also allowed to the exposition premises of the Preserve.

7. The Day of Christianization of Kyivan Rus-Ukraine (July, 28).

8. During worship services in the Dormition Cathedral and Refectory Church according to the schedule approved by the Administration of the Preserve.

 

Annex 2

to the Rules and Regulations for the visitors of

the National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Preserve and its exposition premises

LIST

of the categories of visitors that have the right for free admission

to the territory of the Preserve and its exposition premises

(the Regulation is valid every last Sunday of the month

and upon the presentation of the relevant document)

 

1. Orphans and boarding-school children.

2. Citizens of Ukraine that have the 1st and the 2nd disability category.

3. Veterans of the World War II.

4. Chernobyl Atomic Power Station disaster liquidators.

5. Ukrainian combat veterans.

6. Soldiers and sergeants of the compulsory military service of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

7. Participants of Anti-Terrorist and Joint Forces Operations in Ukraine.

8. School pupils of the general educational institutions of Ukraine.

9. Students of higher and secondary educational institutions of Ukraine.

10. The retired population (citizens of Ukraine).

11. Cadets of military educational institutions.

12. Employees of theaters, circuses and institutions that organize concert activities.

 

 

Annex 3

to the Rules and Regulations for the visitors of

the National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Preserve and its exposition premises

 

LIST

of the categories of visitors that have the right for free admission

to the territory of the Preserve and its exposition premises

(the Regulation is valid upon the presentation of the relevant document)

 

1. Employees of the museum institutions and preserves of Ukraine, ICOMOS and ICOM members.

2. Pre-school children.

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