State Museum of the Far East. Museums of Khabarovsk. Khabarovsk museum.
MUSEUMS OF KHABAROVSK
State Museum of the Far East
State Museum of the Far East was based on April 19, 1894 on the initiative of the Priamursky department of Russian geographic society. The outstanding scientists, public figures, enthusiasts, such as P.Shmidkevitch, V.Margaritov, V.Rudakov, N.Grodekov, N.Desulavin, S.Vankov, took part in creation and accumulation of museum collections. In 1910-1918 and in 1925-1926 V.Arseniev - the Far East researcher and writer - was the director of the museum.
In its centenary the museum was named after N.Grodekov - general-governor, honorary citizen of Khabarovsk, who took part in foundation of the museum.
In 1975 a new building was attached to the museum. The exposition devoted to the history of the Soviet society and the panorama "Volotchaevskaya Battle" are homed there. Today, the museum funds have more than 200 thousand unique exhibits, telling about natural features and resources of the Khabarovsk region, life and customs of the indigenous people, history of the region, beginning from the most ancient times and up today.
The review and thematic excursions, school lessons and student classes, meeting with the people of science and culture, lectures and conversation, are held in the State museum of the Far East Museum. Also works Children Museum Center.
The museum is accredited in the Ministry of Science and Technology of Russia, as a scientific institution. In 2000 the museum has become a winner of the all-Russian competition "A Window to Russia", in the nomination "The Museum of the Year".
- Address: 680000, Shevchenko St. 11, Khabarovsk, Russia
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