Chelyabinsk Museum of Regional Studies, Chelyabinsk

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See the largest fragment of the meteorite that exploded above the city in 2013 at Chelyabinsk Museum of Regional Studies. The museum sits on the former site of Chelyabinsk Fortress. Inside, more than 300,000 artifacts are displayed, including an extensive selection of regional flora and fauna throughout time. In the ethnographic section of the museum, learn about the history of cohabitation between different ethnic groups in the area. Explore the exhibit of industry and agriculture, which covers Soviet times, the October Revolution, and World War II. Much of the display information is in English. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Chelyabinsk Museum of Regional Studies by using our Chelyabinsk family vacation planner.
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Situated among the natural beauty of the Ural Mountains, Chelyabinsk is a popular base for all sorts of outdoor excursions and offers plenty of places to stay in all budget categories. The city is home to several high-end chain hotels, as well as many guesthouses and boutique hotels. Many of these are concentrated in the city center, but you can also find accommodation on the shores of the nearby lakes. Those looking for the most economical lodgings may opt to stay at one of the city's very affordable hostels.
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  • I've been in this museum four times, the room of the meteorite is really amazing! Also is very interesting the rooms with the original clothes of the people lived in this city in the past.  more »
  • Hey it was cool, I have not seen a Meteor before, OK nice rock, OK how are we rating this, it is a museum, and it gave you a good sense of history and events, It was not a beach female volley ball gam...  more »
  • Paid for a ticket to see the meteorite exhibit but on entrance to that room I kept getting 'shooed' away by the ladies who look after the exhibition. Tried on several attempts to politely get back in,...  more »