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The Museum of the World Ocean

Phone: (4012) 53-17-44

Address: 236006, Kaliningrad region,

Working hours:* 10.00-18.00, closed: Mondey, Tuesday

    www.russianmuseums.info/M1008 - official web page
    Museum of World Ocean - W183, official web site world-ocean.ru/


billboard, events and excursions

    The Museum of the World Okean is the central martime museum of the Russian Federation. The main exhibit of the museum is the legendary scientifig-research vessel VITYAZ that, under the flag of USSR Academy of Sciences, made 65 expeditions in the World Okean (1949-1979) and was moored for good near the museum on Yuly 12 th, 1994.

    The Museum of the World okean works in twomain fields - okean's nature and history of oceanography since the first attempts of man to subdue the forces of sea until the present. Particular attention is given to the contribution of Russian researchers towards marine studies.

Museum's services:
   museum shop, lecture hall

Next to the museum there are:
    restaurant(s) or caffes

for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (4012) 53-89-15

Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 12.04.1990
    opened: 12.07.1994

Organisation status:

Organization form:

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific, educational

    Natural history

    permament show rooms 6380,22
    museum's store 505,42
    museum's parks 4,1

Employee number:
    146 (curators: 4)

Average visitors per year:

Specific departments:
    archive, science library

Collections volume:
    41492, rare collection's items: 28480

Web sites and CD-disks:

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