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Baikal Limnological Museum

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Very interesting museum about Lake Baikal.

The museum is very informative and quite interesting with many photos and items from the lake... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Perth, Australia
Great Nerpa views

Interesting but small museum on the history of Lake Baikal. We saw two nerpas swimming in their... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Calgary, Canada
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Listvyanka rp, Listvyanka 664520, Russia
+7 395 245-31-45
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is very informative and quite interesting with many photos and items from the lake. Well worth a visit and please do the bathysphere simulation, this was great. Please clean the toilets more often. I felt a bit sorry for the Baikal Seals here,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is all in russian. Videos is not really Clear and looks old. I desapointed about this museum.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting but small museum on the history of Lake Baikal. We saw two nerpas swimming in their tank as well as local fish from the Lake. Geological and historical information. It was worth the visit.

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Reviewed October 13, 2018

We came here as a part of a small group tour and our local guide showed us through the exhibits. There is a wealth of information about Lake Baikal and related matters. It is well set out and easy to follow. A few things to...More

Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

The Lake Baikal museum shows visitors everything from the historic geological formation of the basin, to the lake fauna and the hydro-electric station by the lake. Of course there are aquariums with live specimens of the lake fauna!

Thank Dan A
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Excellent museum where you can learn everything you need to know about Lake Baikal including studying it's microorganisms in a microscope room furnished with about 30 microscopes. Plenty of English captions, though not enough.

Thank David R
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

It was a very interesting museum with a wealth of information. Good displays and well presented. However you do need an English speaking guide, or other language if not English speaker as all information is in Russian Without this you will miss out on all...More

Thank TARDIS4956
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Interesting but difficult to understand unless Russian, limited English translations. Some of the facts about lake fascinating and the microscope room is great

Thank 356peterg
Reviewed August 23, 2018

It could be a very interesting museum if there are English translations. If you do not know the Russian language, there is not much to read. Instead of visiting this museum, you can better read about the origin of the Baikal lake at home.

Thank Edwin V
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Lake of Baikal is the biggest sweet water lake in the world based on volume of water. It got he size of Belgium and is by far the deepest 1,6 km. This museum is full with the history of the lake of baikal. I suggest...More

Thank Hakan_12_Johansson
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