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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  • very beautiful, quiet and romantic place. If you like beautiful images, it's best not to find. in the Museum you can visit the tour and learn a lot about Sakhalin
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  • Really interesting Museum building. Presents the history of Sakhalin and the entire far East. Familiar with the routes of the first expeditions. Acquainted with the Museum more than two hours, viewed the entire Exposition in the Museum and on the street.
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  • Very nice and informative Museum. I recommend everyone to visit. Summer is especially good. Was in August of the year 2015. There are Japanese military equipment, remanufactured camera katorzhnika, dwellings of the Sakhalin Ainu and nivkh. It seemed to me that the emphasis placed on the ethnographic direction. During the visit, she worked with amber exhibition frozen in it. Elegant Exposition. Very many Japanese and Koreans visitors. Not sorry that he visited.
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