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Acad. F.N. Chernyshev Central Scientific Geological and Prospecting Museum

Phone: (812) 321-5399, 328-9248

Address: 199106, Saint-Petersburg,

Working hours:*

Internet:
    www.russianmuseums.info/M151 - official web page

    E-Mail: ,


billboard, events and excursions

Description:
    The Museum is one of this country lagerst natural-science museums. The Museum was established in 1882 following the organization of the Russian Geological Committee, and functioned under the auspices of the latter until 1930. In May 1930 the Museum acquired the status of a self-contained unit and was opened to the public.

    The Museum contains exhibits of more than 80.000 various specimens of minerals, rocks, fossil fauna and flora. Its total stocks exceed a million items. The Museum acquaints visitors with the geological structure of the territory of the ex-Soviet Union and its mineral wealth. It helps train geologists and disseminates geological knowledge among people and students



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


for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (812) 321-5399, Fax: (812) 321-5399



Organisation status:
   Ministry

Organization form:
   non-for-profit

Organisation type:
    scientific

Classification:
    Natural history,Science and technics

Squares:
    permament show rooms 3750м2

Employee number:
    45 (curators: 15)

Average visitors per year:
    10000


Specific departments:
    archive, science library, experts team

Collections volume:
    около 1000000, rare collection's items: 659576



Web sites and CD-disks:
    above






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