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Yekaterinburg History Museum

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May 1, 2017
“The Shigir Idol is NOT in this museum but in the Urals History and Archaeological Museum”
Oct 18, 2016
“Home of the Shigir Idol - the oldest human carving in the world.”
Ekaterinburg History Museum pays special attention to urban culture and everyday life of the city in the XVIII-XXI centuries. Private cases and the most ordinary objects like a smoking pipe, a fan, a photographic frame or a button of an old dress...more
Karla Libknehta ul., d. 26, Yekaterinburg 620151, Russia
+7 343 371-21-11
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

This museum might be interesting for people who are interested in the history of the city. However if you want to see the Shigir Idol (the oldest wooden statue in the world, 11.000 years old) you should go to the Urals History and Archaeological Museum...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Johan v
Reviewed October 18, 2016

A quiet museum. Worth a visit even if it is just to see the oldest wooden human statue in the world - the Shigir Idol. The Idol is kept in a sealed case to preserve it. No photos permitted. Lots of other interesting artefacts and...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed October 12, 2016

very interesting muzeum , where you can listen about history of Yekaterinburg, see many fotos and pictures , take suvenirs, books. pictures for memory

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Naidvar K
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

The first thing to know is that there is an English soundtrack version of the overview movie. I learned this when a museum attendant told me that her son was attending Stanford. Two major themes are the development of Yekaterinburg as a metallurgical center and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 9, 2016

I thought this one was average. The interior is nice but there really wasn't a whole lot to see. I was really expected to see more artifacts and information than what was actually presented.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed June 9, 2012

A small museum which has little to offer. I paid 80 rubles and was very disappointed with the exhibitis. After I left, I could understand why I was the ONLY visitor in the entire museum. There are a lot of museums in the city, I...More

Date of experience: May 2012
1  Thank Paul G
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