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Arseniev Museum of Primorskiy Region

Svetlanskaya St., 20, Vladivostok 690091, Russia
+7 423 241-11-73
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Museum of local life

Several floors of rooms. 200 rubles entry fee. There's a great collection of local tribal clothing... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Maire M
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London, United Kingdom
Almost nothing in english

This small museum could be great for russian speakers. Only one room has text in english, so I... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
X4494BTnicolasr
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Saint-Etienne, France
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To understand and to fall in love with the city of Vladivostok, which had been changing during its entire history, you have to come to the Main Museum in the city. Today this place is the biggest and fullest exhibition complex, which is changeable, mobile, a real mix of traditional and modern museum technologies. Unique cult things, that belong to Balhae Kingdom and Chjurchjyeni Golden Empire, artifacts of the period when Far Eastern territory was just found and settled are also very interesting. One of the special museum projects is the book-exhibition <<Eleonor Pray. Letters from Vladivostok.>>, which is based on letters and photos that reflect a whole epoch. When you've touched history of the region in the exhibition space, you can go out to hte Vladivostok streets. The best navigator for you is museum, which can offer you bus and walking tours around the city and Russian Island. To remember Vladivostok you can buy nice souvenirs and books in Museum shop.
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  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
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15 Aug 2016
“Museum of local life”
9 Aug 2016
“Almost nothing in english”
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Svetlanskaya St., 20, Vladivostok 690091, Russia
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+7 423 241-11-73
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Several floors of rooms. 200 rubles entry fee. There's a great collection of local tribal clothing and artefacts and some ancient artefacts. Most of the other collections are from 18th-20th centuries. There are some good traditional Russian head dresses. There's a room of stuffed animals...More

Thank Maire M
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This small museum could be great for russian speakers. Only one room has text in english, so I didn't understood exposed stuff

Thank X4494BTnicolasr
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Really nice and educational exhibitions, information really interesting, easy to absorb and not too overwhelming. Very clean and nice friendly staff. The museum cat makes a good companion to walk around :)

Thank Alexandra_Cherkasova
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Having grown up in Vladivostok I remember visiting museum several times on school field trips or with family and friends. I still remember things I learned there! A couple of years ago I visited with my husband (from the US) and he was fascinated to...More

Thank Ksenia B
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Good museum with great displays. I wish it had English for the foreign visitors. I think I would have enjoyed it more.

Thank sueylt
Reviewed 8 October 2014

This museum for many years was while interesting very much in the old soviet style and a little neglected. It has since had quite an impressive refit and is now much more foreigner friendly. Plenty to see and easy to spend a couple of hours...More

1  Thank barry86
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I do not understand why there are so many things about this museum in the list. I think that visiting Vladivostok and not visiting it will render a very much different perspective of the city, much poorer. Let us be clear, the museum is not...More

1  Thank Jac-and-Jek
Reviewed 13 November 2012

There is not a huge amount of places to go in VVO, so this is on most tour groups' agenda. When they go through, it can be difficult to see, let alone get close to the artifacts. However, if you have the time to wait,...More

2  Thank Professional-Pilgrim
Reviewed 19 August 2012

This local museum tries hard but suffers from a lack of focus in that it tries to cover everything from local natural history, military exhibits, Soviet era ephemera, needlepoint demonstrations and art exhibitions. A bit of an uncoordinated mix needing a stronger managerial hand to...More

1  Thank Marek010
Reviewed 18 March 2012

Old Museum, but nice to see, you can find alot of interesting about Vladivostok history and its culture

Thank Alexyanshin
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