Baikal Limnological Museum, Listvyanka

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Discover Siberian flora and fauna and learn more about the origin and history of the lake at Baikal Limnological Museum. The museum features 11 aquariums with 20 types of fish, as well as endemic species of mammals, such as by the Baikal seal. See the maps of the area, models of the lake bed, a collection of minerals, and samples of recent bottom sediments. You can watch a 20-minute film with shots made at the deepest point of the lake: 1,637 m (5,371 ft) below sea level. Indigenous trees, lianas, and other plants, including some medicinal herbs, grow in an arboretum next to the museum. See Baikal Limnological Museum and all Listvyanka has to offer by arranging your trip with our Listvyanka trip builder tool .
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  • The beginning of the exposition-longing and naphthalene. But aquariums are very good. Especially these lovely curious seals that posing in front of visitors. I would like our time is more interactive and modern exhibition halls and excursions.
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  • Museum in the image of the fauna of the Lake. No great surprise. that said, very interesting to understand the history of the Lake. And a nice surprise at the end of visit by discovering seals
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  • A good Museum, educational for adults and for kids. Seals, fishes, film, exposition-very worthy. Batiskaf nemnogo ulybnul, but gladly played lecturer. All recommend!
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  • This is a small museum and I had an English speaking guide with me. I don't know if they provide them in the museum itself. Interesting to see the unique flora and fauna of the region. It is small and perhaps could go into more detail but I enjoyed it. Even the aquarium at the end was good. Loved the 2 seals.
  • It's features distinctive information on flora and fauna which exists in and around Baikal
  • The museum is very nice and not too difficult to get to, provided you're willing to use the often overflowing taxi vans. The interior of the museum has some information in English, though the majority is in Russian. However, most of the material doesn't need descriptions, as it consists of stunning photos taken in winter, interesting artifacts from the lake, detailed topographical models showcasing the depth of the lake, or marine life.
  • Must see Baikal and visit museum to understand about lake more
  • Fascinating museum. Make sure you do the submarine experience. They have a show in English. It was so educational!
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