Baikal Limnological Museum, Listvyanka
(4.1/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
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. Put Baikal Limnological Museum into our Listvyanka tour planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • I went here in September 2016 during a work trip and I stayed at Baikal Hotel just within walking distance from this museum. Here you can learn all about the famous and unique Lake Baikal in a few hou...  more »
  • The Museum is very interesting and varied, really enjoyed everything! Seals just a delight, students enjoyed the excursion on the submersible and all with pleasure saw life little Baikal creatures in the microscope. No sooner had the 3 floor (
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  • An unforgettable museum offering a fund of knowledge on Lake Baikal, certainly one of the most unique spots in the world. It also hosts an aquarium with live fish of the region and the seals which are...  more »