Altai State Regional Studies
A museum's building is a monument of architecture, history and culture
of middle XIX centure. In 1851 it was built the Central chemical laboratory
of the Altai district, a building of which was transfered to the museum.
A staff of experienced associates headed by Director Leonova Lidiya
Nicolaevna, an Honoured Culture Worker of Russia works in the museum.
The Altai State Regional Studies Museum is a Regional Polzunov
Collections which have existed since the moment of museum foundation
refer to a particularly valuable part of the museum fund. They include
mineral collections, collections of drawings, maps and books. Arheological,
ethnografical, numesmatic collections and collected works on history of
stone-cutting are of great scientific importance. A photocollection
has been formed since the end of XIX - beginning of XX centure. A documentary
fund displays the most interesting events from the history of Altai of
Expositions and exhibitions reveal the beauty and variety of
Altai nature as well as ecological problems. Animal and birds worlds are
represented here. Diaramas "Deciduous taiga",
reserve" arouse interest in adults and children. Natural resources
of the region are depicted in such sections as "Water resources", "Relief,
geology, minerals" etc.
The peculiarity of Altai history is revealed in such expositions
and exhibitions as "Altay in ancient times", "Developing of Altai by
the Russians", "Development of mining. XVIII - XX c.", "From history of
trade and enterprise. End of XIX c.- beginning of XX c.", "Altai:
from the ethnografy of the indigenous population, old residents, migrants".
In 1991 this department started its functioning with opening
of the Mourning Hall and an exposition devoted to the fellow-townsmen killed
in Afganistan. An exposition "In labour and in battle" that narrates
about the heroism of our fellow - townsmen at war and
home fronts was opened in honour of 50-years of the victory in the Great
Patriotic War. These expositions as well as numerous exhibitions of the
department are devoted to a Russian Soldier.
The department is situated in a building that is a historical monument
of the beginning of XX c., a former city hospital building.
|Department for work with visitors
It provides educational activity of the museum. Annually more
than 1300 excursions, meetings, celebrations are being held by research
assistants of the museum.
The Altai State Museum of Regional Studies is a regional methodical
center. It deals with seminars and consultations for assosiates of museums
of regional studies, forming of a data base "In the museums of the Altai
region", keeping the data of the state statistic accounts.
The scientific library of the museum is the largest storehouse
of books on regional studies and methodical literature on museology in
Museum is open daily from 10AM
Rest-days: Monday, Tuesday
Military - historical department Rest-days: Sunday,
The Altai State Regional Studies Museum
46, ul. Polzunova, Barnaul, 656043, Russia
The military-historical department
of the Altai State Regional Studies Museum
76, pr. Komsomolsky, Barnaul, 656099, Russia
|Telephone: ( 3852 ) 234551 , 234758 , 380041
Fax: ( 3852 ) 234551
E-mail: agkm@ chat.ru
URL : http://arw.dcn-asu.ru/econ/asrsm