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Khakass National Museum of Local Lore

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Great exhibits

We attended this museum as part of a city tour of Abakan. On entry, we were asked to pay quite a... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Andrew M
Nice place to start trip to the region

Good introduction to Paleolithic culture of the region. Modern design, friendly staff. They are... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
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24 Oct 2018
“Great exhibits”
19 Jul 2018
“Nice place to start trip to the region”
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Pushkina St., 96, Abakan 655017, Russia
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

We attended this museum as part of a city tour of Abakan. On entry, we were asked to pay quite a bit for photos, so we declined, as we had heard that not all of the exhibits had been moved from the old museum, which...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Good introduction to Paleolithic culture of the region. Modern design, friendly staff. They are still moving from the old building and part of the exposition is being rebuild

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

There are two museums. One is quite old and near the center of the city. One is very new and on the edge of the city. I cannot recommend going to the old one. Tickets were 150₽ for adults and there were two main halls....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank des d
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I had an excellent visit to the museum, guided by Olga, who was very knowledgeable and engaging. I knew very little about the area, but she was able to instruct me in its culture and history. I understand that the museum is moving to a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

This museum will soon close and move into their new, larger location! I can't wait to see it in its new home. Great amount of early resident relics. The rock sections of early cave etchings is good. Museum includes animal exhibits.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This was a great museum. They have some excellent displays going back to cave paintings. The arrangement is strange and the museum is very labyrinthine, but there are about 5 different sections. One is cave paintings, one is traditional lifestyle, one is a mix of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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