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Arkhangelsk Merchant Yards

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Vast museum great interest but little in English

The locals are rightly proud of this musem. It is a shame that in the recent revamp there is not... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Nicholas W
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
Excellent museum

Not a lot in English so you really need a guide which the museum has but I don’t know if there is a... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Anthony S
Brisbane, Australia
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Emb. Severnoi Dviny, 86, Arkhangelsk 163000, Russia
+7 818 220-92-15
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

The locals are rightly proud of this musem. It is a shame that in the recent revamp there is not more internation interpretation. The range of things covered is vast. From the history of Arkhangelsk itself to the North Atalantic convoys in WW2 to soviet...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nicholas W
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Not a lot in English so you really need a guide which the museum has but I don’t know if there is a cost. Could spend a lot of time here. Located in the oldest brick building in the city and once the trading warehouses...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is an excellent museum in the heart of Arkhangel on the White Sea area of northern Russia. We called in for the day on a cruise ship and chose this as our excursion. How lucky we were. This has too large a display for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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kraeved29, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Arkhangelsk Merchant Yards, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! You are always welcome to our museum for longer journeys around the numerous exhibitions. We are now working on translating the signage into English, so when you are back, they will be there!

Reviewed 5 August 2015

We felt we were rushed through the museum and shown only 'chosen' parts. As we passed other interesting exhibits we were unable to take the time to explore. We were on a guided tour! My main complaint was the acoustics of the building. If you...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

History, architecture, great views are just some of the benefits of visiting the birthplace of Arkhangeslk! Learn how international trade made Arkhangelsk the gateway to Russia!

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Eddieportland
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Lot of exhibition about the north and life there. U can see typical north artists. Nice interiors of old trade yards. Every month they have a new exhibition last we came was about illusions - a lot of stunning picture we've got from it

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Olga_travels
Reviewed 28 June 2013

The building is part of the old merchants' yards. It is nicely renovated and has many nice exhibits (coins, tapestries, some amazing relics from the Orthodox church, history of the city, etc). All the signage is in Russian.

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed 8 June 2013

Standing on the bank of the river is this lovely sunny toned building. A northern Russian summer meant that the weather was cool yet bright. Worth a stroll.

Date of experience: June 2013
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