Sverdlovsk regional museum (Yekaterinburg) in anticipation of the 145th anniversary

For decades, Yekaterinburg claims to be the third of the cultural capital of Russia, and it is quite justified, since the city has more than two dozen theaters, several concert halls and 60 art galleries and museums, many of which are considered cultural institutions of federal importance.Among the most interesting tourist sites in Ekaterinburg occupies a special place one of the oldest in the Urals - the Sverdlovsk Regional Museum, which at one time admired by a representative of many well-known Russian and European intellectuals.

National History Museum (Yekaterinburg) history

At the end of the 60s of the 19th century was organized in Yekaterinburg Ural Society of Naturalists (abbreviated Wole).From the first days of Wole question was raised about the need to create a local history museum in Yekaterinburg, and in 1870, a solemn ceremony of its establishment.In 1888, the museum launched Wole permanent exhibition in one of the administrative buildings of the mining department, which consisted of a f

airly extensive zoological, mineralogical, paleontological and botanical collections.Somewhat later there appeared an interesting archaeological department, and by the beginning of the 20th century, the museum has exhibited paintings Ural artists.At the same time the museum Wole repeatedly visited eminent scientists from different European countries who have left admiring comments in the visitors' book.The next period of intense development, now as Sverdlovsk regional museum, is a scientific and educational institution survived the 70-ies of the last century, when he was transferred to a few monuments in Yekaterinburg and in other settlements of the region, which began to operate branches of the museum.

How to get there?

Legal address at which at the moment is local history museum - Ekaterinburg, Malyshev Street, Building 46. However, the very museum exhibition housed in the building known as the Museum of the ancient history of the peoples of the Urals, whose contact details: Sverdlovsk Regional Museum, Ekaterinburg, Lenin69, tel.Phone: +7 (343) 3589527. Getting to residents and visitors of Ekaterinburg can trams plying on routes with the numbers 2, 3, 14, 20, 8, 21, 25, 22, 27, 26, 32, and taxi N 018and 021 to the stop "Hotel" Iset ".By the way, the main museum building itself is considered a unique architectural monument of the 20th century, as it is one of the rarest specimens in constructivism style buildings built in the Urals region.

Tourists visiting the Regional Museum of Sverdlovsk (Yekaterinburg), can also be visited at the nearby Museum of Fine Arts.This well-known cultural institution, located at the address: street Vojvodina, d. 5 - was created in the mid-1930s on the basis of the museum's art collection Wole.


Today, the main city in which settled Regional Museum - Yekaterinburg.However, its branches are located in the village of Artie in the cities Asbestos, Alapaevsk and Polevskoy.Particularly noteworthy is the unique Gold Museum in the city of Berezovsky, dedicated to the discovery of gold deposits in the vicinity of Yekaterinburg in 1745.And, of course, not to mention interesting Turin Museum of Decembrists, part of the exhibition is devoted to the romantic and tragic love Camille Le Dante and the Decembrists Ivashov, exiled after the wedding at the Petrovsky factory in Turinsk.

National History Museum (Ekaterinburg): educational programs

Sverdlovsk Regional Museum is including an important educational center of regional importance.In recent years, it introduced several interactive educational programs for different age groups.During these sessions the participants can not only listen to the interesting story of the museum staff about the history of the Ural region, but also touch some tools of ancient man, try to make clay amulets and dolls, amulets, explore the device conventional dwellings Bashkirov, Russian, Mansi people, to learn to be chargedgun silicon sample in 1812 or wound puttees.

Memorial Hall of the Romanov dynasty

special pride Ekaterinburg museum staff - Romanov Memorial Hall, located on the fifth floor of the main exhibition building on Lenin Street.Presented there exposition consists of two parts, dedicated to the history of the Board, and the abdication of Nicholas II's death and the search for the remains of the royal family were shot in the Ipatiev house.Among the most valuable exhibits of the weapons that were used for the execution of the last Russian tsar and his family, personal belongings of the Romanovs, as well as many photos, including those taken during the visit of the family of Nicholas II in Yekaterinburg, after the abdication and departure from Moscow.