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The Local History Museum
Irkutsk > The Local History Museum

The Local History Museum

It is one of the oldest museums of Russia. It boasts an ethnographical gathering of excavation items, shaman, orthodox and Buddhist religious things, Siberian peoples'clothing, various types of weapons, mineralogical collections and herbaria, rare XVII-th - century documents dated back to the Siberia's exploration times.

The museum reached its fullest flower and came to act as a scientific depository and educational establishment when the Siberian department of Russian Geographical Socety was opened in Irkutsk in 1851 and the museum became its property from then on. Nowadays the museum gathering numbers over 300 thousand exhioits.

Recognized that Irkutsk XlX century - a merchant city. It merchants were the most significant social support group and society. They ruled the city and determined its wealth: built churches, schools, hospitals, shelters, landscaping city. Merchant to Irkutsk - is synonymous with progressive, educated man, patron and benefactor. Many aspects of life became a merchant traditions everyday lifestyle of the entire urban society, which is now represented in our museum.

Traditional male occupation was hunting in Siberia. It was alleged that the man came to live in Siberia, she certainly carried away, even if he never thought about the occupation hunting. Adorn the wads of the cabinet gun hunting trophies - deer antlers and a stuffed lytixon the table and in the closet animal figurines.

Visitors to the museum wid also be able to carefudy examine the exhibition of men's accessories to complement the Cooh^of men and used them everyday life objects for wadjng and travel personal ornaments and wat'bf’s, devices for reading, shaving, smohing ... interest of visitors is a collection of coins XVIII-XIX centuries.

Address: Karl Marx St., 2 Tel.: 33-34-49.

 
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