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Regional Museum of Local Lore

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Address: Lenina ave, 90, Murmansk 183038, Russia
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Phone Number: +7 815 242-26-97

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We almost missed this one! The entire building is under construction and the door looks like a site entrance - see the photos. It seems closed but isn't, though you are likely to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 July 2016
Ballasalla, United Kingdom
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Ballasalla, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We almost missed this one! The entire building is under construction and the door looks like a site entrance - see the photos. It seems closed but isn't, though you are likely to have all four floors to yourself. The curators here have a great sense of local interest and history and everything from prehistory through flora and fauna to... More 

Thank Commander_840
Monchegorsk, Russia
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

The historical museum is divided in several sections, history, nature, economy, period 1940-1944, Saami, marine, navy and so on. With 17 exposition halls it is not to big and give a nice impression about the role of Murmansk and Kola Peninsula. Let us guide you in the museum and the Kola Peninsula.

Thank KolaTravelCom
Murmansk Oblast, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

Spent a good couple of hours there on Sunday afternoon. There are lots of stairs to climb (as seems to be the case in lots of places in Murmansk), but as each floor has interesting things to see I was happy enough to wheeze up and down. There are plenty of exhibits to do with the natural environment, flora and... More 

Thank tybraf
Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014

This is a very informative museum. We had an english speaking guide - so that made it easier to go through the important exhibits. It is worth a visit to know more about the region and also about Russian history. Learned a lot about Kola, Murmansk and its importance in the WW

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Cologne, Germany
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163 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2013

Worth a day trip if natural history and museums interest you..1st floor is all about minerals and maps and geological details(can be breezed through),2nd and 3rd floor dedicated to wildlife and indigenous tribes and various phases of history of the region are very interesting..only drawback is that everything is in Russian so you have no idea what you are looking... More 

Thank svetlanabaghawan
Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

The building in the city center and has 4 floor which tell from anciant time till morden days, a little big boring but you can fell how people lived in that icy land for centuries...

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