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Arseniev State Museum of Primorskiy Region

Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Great Museum which is centrally located

This museum is centrally located at the intersection of Svetlanskaya Strret and Aleutskaya Street... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2017
Andrew M
No risk of boredom!

I was really impressed by this museum. It had some impressively ancient artefacts (mammoth bones... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2017
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To understand and to fall in love with the city of Vladivostok, which had been changing during its entire history, you have to come to the Main Museum in the city. Today this place is the biggest and fullest exhibition complex, which is changeable...more
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Svetlanskaya St., 20, Vladivostok 690091, Russia
+7 423 241-11-73
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

The museum is quite interesting and holds a nice collection of soviet/Lenin memorabilia as well as some interactive parts. Not a lot is translated into English, so if you don't speak russian, get ready to be creative!

1  Thank raqz
Reviewed October 29, 2017

This museum is centrally located at the intersection of Svetlanskaya Strret and Aleutskaya Street. The architecture of the building is unmistakable, as the museum is one of the most photographed buildings in Vladivostok. It was built in 1904, and has the reputation of being the...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

I was really impressed by this museum. It had some impressively ancient artefacts (mammoth bones) and showed the progressuce civilisation of the people of the region in a beautiful way. The photos on the top floor gave an amazing insight into everyday life of the...More

Thank Snapperoonie
Reviewed October 10, 2017

This museum is a worthless pit. First of all they charge you for double the price than the tariff. Second nearly all of the texts are in Russian and if translated the translation is so bad it is almost laughable if it werent so bad...More

Thank M T
Reviewed August 29, 2017

We were in Vladivostok quite a short time for such a beautiful city, but we managed to get a fantastic organized tour by Vremja Goroda which is a division of the Arseniev Museum. Our guide Larisa met us in front of the market and gave...More

Thank francescamb
Reviewed August 16, 2017

If you are interested in history of this region, this museum is very enough for you. It treats history about Asian minor ethnics before Russians came here, and also for history of Russian here. Also, I recommend you if you can not read any Russian,...More

Thank solima2017
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Not every thins is in English but the museum gives a good overview of the conquest of the far East. The exhibition is quite interactive.

Thank chloe_Canada
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Several floors of rooms. 200 rubles entry fee. There's a great collection of local tribal clothing and artefacts and some ancient artefacts. Most of the other collections are from 18th-20th centuries. There are some good traditional Russian head dresses. There's a room of stuffed animals...More

Thank Maire M
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

This small museum could be great for russian speakers. Only one room has text in english, so I didn't understood exposed stuff

Thank X4494BTnicolasr
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Really nice and educational exhibitions, information really interesting, easy to absorb and not too overwhelming. Very clean and nice friendly staff. The museum cat makes a good companion to walk around :)

Thank Alexandra_Cherkasova
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