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Regional Studies Museum "Belomorskie Petrogliphy"

Phone: (81437) 2-2605

Address: 186502, Karelia Republic,

Working hours:* Warning:
preodered group visits only

Internet:
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Description:
    The main exhibits of the Museum are worlds' famous rock engravings, created by primitive men. Rock engravings belong to a unique cultural and historical treasure of Nothern Europe. The most well-known groups of petrogliphs are "Devil's traces" and "Zalavruga". There is an archaeological collection of implements of labour made of stone and metal. There is also a very rich ethnographical division, which tells about material and spiritual culture of its aborigines - pomors. There is the exhibition called "Sea culture of pomors", where one can find different things of everyday necessities of life of the people who had been living on the coast of the White Sea


Next to the museum there are:
    hotels and restaurants


for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (81437) 2-2605



Foundation and opening day:
    opened: 01.01.1961

Organisation status:
   Municipal

Organization form:
   non-for-profit

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific

Classification:
    Historical,Regional museum,Painting art

Squares:
    temporary exhibitions 57м2
    museum's store 46м2

Employee number:
    4 (curators: 1)

Average visitors per year:
    1000


Specific departments:
    archive, science library

Collections volume:
    5044, rare collection's items: 3029



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