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Ethnographic Museum of the People of Transbaikalia Culture Gau

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Этнографический Музей народов Забайкалья

The best way to see this museum is with a local guide (I can recommend the best). The most... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
cool open-air museum

Take the bus 37 in front of the baikal hotel to access this museum. it's only 20 minutes away. the... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Ottawa, Canada
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20 May 2018
“Этнографический Музей народов Забайкалья”
12 Sep 2018
“Peter G”
Etnograficheskiy Muzei, 1, Ulan-Ude 670045, Russia
+7 301 233-25-10
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This worth going to, a very large complex that kept us interested for 2 hours. Difficult to understand if English only language.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 356peterg
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

If I knew beforehand there were animals kept on the premises I would have done more research but I didn't expect this at all. It's all good and well trying to showcase a farmstead and the camel and yaks, horses and sheep would be enough...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank NadjaC
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The best way to see this museum is with a local guide (I can recommend the best). The most interesting parts lie between the ancient burial sites and the Evenk complex. After that the wooden houses can seem monotonous, unless you understand the significance of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dignashe
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I went here in winter time. Nice museum but most of it closed in winter or covered in deep snow so you can not see the petroglyphs and the ancient stones and graves. Lunch is very good at the nearby restaurant. Animal part is cool...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank russian_nomad
Reviewed 11 October 2017

After reading reviews, we were excited to see Ulan Udes best rated museum. and we were left with a mostly empty area, featuring: a few stones marked by signs poorly translated into English, a few displays of buildings/tools/costumes/utensils and confusing Russian mini zoo with clearly...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MalcolmReynolds
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The ethnographic part looked very interesting and probably one of the most interesting attractions in the city.. unfortunately all buildings were closed but it was anyway interesting to take a look from the fences. The only open part was the zoo which was terrible. Cages...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Giacomo R
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Take the bus 37 in front of the baikal hotel to access this museum. it's only 20 minutes away. the museum gives a very good view of the region history with genuine houses. Nice walk in the park.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank chloe_Canada
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Well worth the effort to get out of the city on the bus and see some local scenery and interesting buildings. Although on the day we were there we coudn't go inside any of them. Easy to get there on publuc transport, as previously mentioned,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank pollyana63
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This place is a bit out of the city but well-worth the detour. The bus leaves from the Baikal Plaza Hotel and takes around 20-30 minutes to get there. Just tell the driver muzey and he'll drop you there. If you're interested in old Siberian...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Powerpill
Reviewed 19 December 2016

It was fine to go through a path to discover the local heritage from the prehistoric age to nowadays. You can go inside traditionally built houses and yurtas and understand a little more of the Buriat culture.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Gloria P
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