Museum of Local Lore, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
(4.7/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
Learn about the natural world and the different cultures that shaped the history of Sakhalin Island at Museum of Local Lore. The museum's highly diversified collection of artifacts covers everything from the island's flora and fauna and the archeological findings belonging to its indigenous inhabitants, to Imperial times, the Soviet period, and modern day. The historic Japanese manor, inside of which the museum is located, is testament to the times when Sakhalin was a disputed territory between the two powers. Guided tours of the museum are available in Russian and other languages at an additional cost. The park that surrounds the museum building features picturesque gardens, and even if you're not visiting the museum you are free to stroll through it without paying the admission fee. Use our Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk travel itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Museum of Local Lore and other attractions in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
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  • One of the few authentic buildings from the Karafuto Prefecture. Genuine Japanese architecture, beautiful and solid building, good inside exposition. Behind the Museum is small, but picturesque garden with a rose garden, a lot of unique plants that grow only in the far East and Japan. Anyone who, for the first time on Sakhalin, be sure to visit the Museum.
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  • A wonderful Museum! perfectly arranged territory around the Museum, people in the summer just so happen to come across to sit and admire, and the museum itself is very very decent!
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  • Visited the Museum on the first day of winter. The Museum building itself is unique, it is the only thing on Sakhalin and in the whole of Russia building designed in the traditional Japanese style. Visiting the Museum starts with the purchase of tickets: 70 p. entrance and another 100 r. supplement for photography (Video worth 150 p.). Exhibits in the Museum as a living, this applies to wolves, very informative descriptions of each exhibit. I liked the Museum and would recommend its points of interest. By the way on the territory of the Museum stands a Japanese tank, World War II
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