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The Volchansk Municipal Museum of Regional Studies

Phone: 5-775

Address: 624941, Sverdlovsk region,

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    The founder of the Museum is Yuri Vladimirovich Gunger (born in 1961)/ In 1996 an initiative group, organized by Gunger, started collecting documents and household articles helping to represent the history of the settlment. In september 1999 the resolution of the head of the Town Administration was adopted to establish a museum of regional studies in Valchansk. The opening of the museum took place in the solemn atmosphere on August 25, 2000. The museum is located in the palace of culture. It's made up of three rooms. The 1st room is the main hall representing the history of the region and the town. The 2nd room shows the interiors of people's homes and contains monthly renewing exhibitions. The 3rd one is store-room for the museums stock. The museum is the main sight in Volchansk.

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Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 01.09.1999
    opened: 25.08.2000

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Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific, educational

    Regional museum

    permament show rooms 722
    museum's store 202

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Collections volume:
    3110, rare collection's items: 2831

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