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Baikal Limnological Museum

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Small but interesting.

Lake of Baikal is the biggest sweet water lake in the world based on volume of water. It got he... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hakan_12_Johansson
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Stockholm, Sweden
Excellent place, still a soviet type of museum, lack of information in other languages

I walked 40 minutes to this museum from Listvyanka port or city center. The museum is rich and... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2018
Hamidrezas
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Stenungsund, Sweden
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Listvyanka rp, Listvyanka 664520, Russia
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 Peter G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Walked straight back out again after a very aggressive woman started shouting at us for simply using a table to organise our bags before entering. Delighted we didn’t go now after reading about the overcharging of tourists and the treatment of the two seals. What...More

Thank Laney_Yanny
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

About a 45 minute walk from the market at Listvyanka. Walk last 10 mins on side of road, quite dangerous. The lady at the counter had no English. Despite the sign saying 300 RUB per person we were charged 780! Others we met were forced...More

1  Thank Rh0nda58
Reviewed May 25, 2018

The museum was good, EXCEPT for the living environment provided for the two seals. They were basically swimming back and forth between two chambers with the walls painted blue and nothing else. They are intelligent animals imprisoned in a two-part cell. It reminded me of...More

1  Thank Ellen G
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

It was so sad to see the 2 seals in a very very very small aquarium with nothing in it, only walls and glass.... if i had knew that there were 2 seals living in captivity (in this bad conditions) i wouldn’t have go!!!!!!!! Museum...More

Thank BoardingPass765218
Reviewed March 29, 2018

I walked 40 minutes to this museum from Listvyanka port or city center. The museum is rich and full of information from all aspect related to the lake you can imagine. Very informative with a lot photos and information and objects. There is a dark...More

1  Thank Hamidrezas
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

It was nice to see a little of the uniqueness of the local flora and fauna. This is a very small museum but definitely worth a visit. If only to see the seals at the end. Very informative, I had my own English speaking guide...More

Thank kerrycat
Reviewed March 28, 2018

This museum is not downtown Listvyanka and is not in walking distance. So, if you want to visit this museum, make sure you arrange your transfer first. We visited it with our guide and she drove us there, so transfer was no problem for us....More

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