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Kovdorsky Regional History Museum

Phone: (81535) 330-23

Address: 184141, Murmansk region,

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    The two-stored building is located in the picturesque place, on one of the most beautiful streets in the town. It has unusual architecture - old cottage and new modern extension. This museum is the district store of Polar rarities. There are more than three thousands items in the museum's funds. There are two large halls - a show and exposition, which are always ready to surprise the residents and visitors with a variety of exhibitions and unique exhibits.

    Names of famous people and their personal things are represented on the exposure: Konstantin Mihailovich Kosice, the discoverer of iron ore deposit, Olga Mihailovna Rimskaya-Korsakova, a granddaughter of the great composer, Alexei Ivanovich Sukhachev, the director of Kovdorsky mining and dressing plant.

    Among the numerous items - books, dictionaries of Kert, a famous scientist from Karelia. He was a linguist, researcher, expert on Baltic-Finnish and Sami languages.

    The Virtu of the end of XIX century - everyday life objects and activities of our first settlers in our region, the Sami. They are in tune with nature and reflect life in harmony with it.

    Our special proud is the collection of unique minerals of Kovdorsk array. Some of them - are endemic, which were found and discovered for the first time in Kovdor. They were named after the place of first finding and were not found anywhere else in the world

Museum's services:
   museum shop, public library

Next to the museum there are:
    hotels and restaurants

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Administrative phone:
    (81535) 330-23

Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 29.11.1988

Organisation status:

Organization form:

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific

    Regional museum

    permament show rooms 3472
    temporary exhibitions 1512
    museum's store 14,22

Employee number:
    8 (curators: 1)

Average visitors per year:

Specific departments:

Collections volume:
    6515, rare collection's items: 3527

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