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President Center of Boris Eltsin

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Superb modern museum!

Fascinating presentation of the Post-Soviet era in this massive memorial to the leadership of Boris... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JohnandDeborah
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Surprisingly well made museum

Even my girlfriend, who was born an raised in EKB was astounded by how good this museum was. It is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Borisa Eltsina St., 3, Yekaterinburg 620014, Russia
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

The Elstin (Yeltsin) Museum is an outstanding history museum documenting the establishment of the Russian Federation, first open elections, and the tumultuous first decade of the Federation. Very moving exhibits on the election of Yeltsin, the battle against the re-establishment of Communism, and the collapse...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating presentation of the Post-Soviet era in this massive memorial to the leadership of Boris Yeltsin. Among the most technically advanced museums in our travels, this was definitely worth a visit to learn more about Russian politics in the late 80s and 90s. Well laid...More

Thank JohnandDeborah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even my girlfriend, who was born an raised in EKB was astounded by how good this museum was. It is creative, entertaining, well maintained and pretty thorough. Absolutely a must visit in EKB!

Thank Remko v
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

A grand claim but the technology, use of artefacts and media clips as well as excellent commentary make this possibly the best history museum we have ever visited, and we have seen a few. It's span is a mere 10 years but 10 years that...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Was surprised how gorgeous and modern was the architectural part. Nice displays as well. Interesting presentation of the Post-Soviet era. Nicely done! Very nice surroundings as well. And gorgeous views of the city and river.

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

We spent the late morning here in what is clearly a full-on memorial to the greatness of Boris Yeltsin. Whether all that is presented is to be believed or not does not make a difference. This is definitely worth a visit to see and learn...More

Thank Globaljoan
Reviewed 30 September 2018

It is always fun to see the events you remember from the news having turned into history. Although it is a bit cheasy to have a museum with things a person, who only died recently, have touched, it is still interesting to see Jeltsin´s car...More

Thank JLC-1972
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Worth a detour to see the cladding to the building is spectacular and the museum to Yeltsin is interesting, good place for a coffee stop too

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Not taking into account the fact that some complicated historical events are skipped in this exhibition (or they are presented in an abstract way), I have to admit that this museum is among the most technically advanced museums in our country. I really like how...More

1  Thank Vadim V
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I don't know why but could not find what I was looking for. Perhaps because I went with expectations. The Iset river in front impressed me more

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

If you are into politics or even if you are not, it gives a fascinating insight into Russia's transition into democracy around 1991. Prior to that the regime was a bit like North Korea is today. When the food ran out, it was game over....More

Thank John S
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