Baikal Museum, Listvyanka

4.3
Park · Educational Site
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Discover Siberian flora and fauna and learn more about the origin and history of the lake at Baikal 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 Museum and all Listvyanka has to offer by arranging your trip with our Listvyanka trip builder tool.
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  • The museum is located in a building that calls for renovation. The exhibit is "old school". It contains many interesting artifacts, most of them dusty, yet fascinating. It would be quite useful to go....  more
    The museum is located in a building that calls for renovation. The exhibit is "old school". It contains many interesting artifacts, most of them dusty, yet fascinating. It would be quite useful to go....  more »
  • We went here before visibly the lake and Lystvianka. It is a must, if you ask me. We learned a lot of interesting and valuable information for the like and it’s surrounding which helped us to better.....  more
    We went here before visibly the lake and Lystvianka. It is a must, if you ask me. We learned a lot of interesting and valuable information for the like and it’s surrounding which helped us to better.....  more »
  • Me, my wife and two of our friends visited this museum in summer. Can't understand why there are so many excellent reviews, really... We saw an old building pleading for renovation and unsuitable for....  more
    Me, my wife and two of our friends visited this museum in summer. Can't understand why there are so many excellent reviews, really... We saw an old building pleading for renovation and unsuitable for....  more »
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  • Best museum in town! Definitely by the Baikal Lake so the name is well-deserved! The fat neckless seals are a must-see.
  • An hour is enough to see everything. Nice place 👍🏽
  • Beautiful museum, with alive fish and animals.
  • A bit dissapointing. Boring exhibitions
  • Normal museum, not very extense

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