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Aleut Museum of Local History & Ecology


Phone: (41547) 22-231

Address: 684500, Kamchatka area,


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Description:
    The Aleut Museum was established in the middle of 1960th as a people's one. First two sections - Nature and History - were opened on 11 of June 1965. Kamchtsky Regional Local History Museum helped to design professional exhibition in September 1966. This project was timed to 225-celebration of the Commander Islands discovery.

    Nowadays, besides the exhibition devoted to Vitus Bering's exterior reconstruction and his 2 expeditions, you can see the colonization history of Commander Islands since the period of first Cossack artels of XVIII . to Russian-American Company and the end of XIX c. when American Company "Hutchinson, Kohl, & Co" rented the fur-seal hunting on islands. The ethnography section demonstrates the nature management of Aleuts, their traditional culture and interpenetration of cultures. So, you can see the Neolithic camp from Command bay and Geological exhibitions. Moreover, you'll have lection about the origin and extinction of Steller's sea cow and Steller's spectacled cormorant. The history of XX c. and temporary theme exhibitions are situated on the second floor



Museum has :
   folk group


for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (41547) 22-231



Foundation and opening day:
    opened: 11.06.1965

Organisation status:
   Municipal

Organization form:
   non-for-profit

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific

Classification:
    Natural history,Historical,Regional museum


Squares:
    permament show rooms 1322
    temporary exhibitions 542
    museum's store 152

Employee number:
    6 (curators: 1)

Average visitors per year:
    2085


Specific departments:
    archive, science library

Collections volume:
    12783, rare collection's items: 10621



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