Museum of Local Lore, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

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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. Put Museum of Local Lore into our Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk trip itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
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  • Long was not on Sakhalin. Strongly changed. Became straight, like Sochi. In the Museum there are two skeleton of dinosaurs! Nipponozavra and Desmostiljusa. Unfortunately, both skeleton-replicas, the originals were taken to Japan during the occupation period and are now stored in the Science Museum of Hokkaido University in Sapporo. In fairness it should be noted that and found the remains of the Japanese too. And Nipponozavra, and Desmostiljusa before was not in the Museum's collection is a fresh exhibits, for which uniquely Neftegas megazachot! Desmostiljus lived on Sakhalin Island in the middle of the Miocene period (15-12 million years ago) and his remains were found in the year 1934 close to the village of Smirnykh Japanese paleontologist Takumi Nagao. It was the world's first fully desmostiljus found! Nipponosaurus, whose second name Sakhalin dinosaur or Nippozavr Sakhalin (because he dwelt only on Sakhalin Island) is one of the representatives of the family gadrozavrid, which are generally represented in the far eastern Russian territory and lived in Kamchatka, Chukotka, Koryak. The skeleton was also found by Professor Takumi Nagao in 1936 year next to Sinegorskom.
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  • I visited the Museum several times already. The Museum occupies a building built by the Japanese during their reign on Sakhalin from 1907 to 1945 year. Very interesting architecture of the building itself and the most valuable exposure make this object is extremely recommended to visit. Locate the three hours and you do not pozhalete.
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  • I liked the Museum/particularly geological/halls ' but the rest without very high elation. Maybe if the excursion and stories that would be the case for another
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