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The Velsk District Municipal Lore Museum


Phone: (81836) 6-3066

Address: 165150, Arkhangel region, 39 Ploshad Lenina, Velsk, Archangel Region, Russia

Location: From Moscow, Velsk can be reached on any train going to Kotlas, Syktyvkar or Vorkuta. The train to Kotlas can also be caught from St Petersburg and Archangelsk.

Working hours:* Open every day, except Sunday and the last Friday of every month, 10am - 4pm

Internet:
    www.russianmuseums.info/M934 - official web page

    E-Mail:


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Description:
    The Velsk Museum was founded in 1919. It is based on the private collectio of antiques gathered by the local peasant Vasiliy Kulakov. Today the Velsk museum is situated in the center of the town, it consists of 3 building. The staff of the museum includes the director, the chief curator, 5 researches, 4 keepers and some people of helping staff. The museum is multifunctional research institution, containing a statedepository of old relics and a deportment of natural history. It's work is based on a scientific aproach in collecting relics of the past, keeping them and studying. The museum is busy with scientific research, public education, exhibition, pedagogy and lore activities.


Museum's services:
   museum shop, lecture hall


for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (81836) 6-3066



Organisation status:
   Municipal

Organization form:
   non-for-profit

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific, educational

Classification:
    Regional museum

Squares:
    permament show rooms 420,4м2
    temporary exhibitions 76м2
    museum's store 97м2
    museum's parks 2,755га

Employee number:
    19 (curators: 6)

Average visitors per year:
    15708


Specific departments:
    science library

Collections volume:
    21587, rare collection's items: 17554



Web sites and CD-disks:
    above






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