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Karelian State Museum of Local Lore

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Learn about the region

First we had a performance from the Karelian State troop which was lovely, then we went round the... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2017
ColchesterSleeper
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Good museum for English speakers

Fantastic museum. The vast majority of information was also available in English. Unique... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2016
MarnieH81
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16 Jan 2017
“Learn about the region”
31 Aug 2016
“Good museum for English speakers”
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Lenina sq., 1, Petrozavodsk 185035, Russia
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Reviewed January 16, 2017

First we had a performance from the Karelian State troop which was lovely, then we went round the museum to see more of their icons etc and finally to the workshop to print your own bag with a bird of paradise on it. All very...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic museum. The vast majority of information was also available in English. Unique exhibitions on different parts of Karelian history and culture. Beautiful traditional embroidery. A must-see for anyone visiting Karelia

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Reviewed July 19, 2013

I must say Karelia has very good, modern and interesting museum of local lore! Numerous rooms with lots of exponates from different ages of the region's history with informative cards both in Russian and English! My personal favorite was the one dedicated to the history...More

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