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Solovki State Historical, Architectural and Natural Museum-Reserve

Phone: (81835) 9-02-41, 9-02-81, 9-03-37

Address: 164070, Arkhangel region,

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    www.russianmuseums.info/M942 - official web page
    Solovki State Historical, Architectural and Natural Museum-Reserve - W1142, official web site www.solovky.ru
    - W1453 www.welcome.solovki.name/


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    Established in 1967, Solovki Museum maintains and manages 252 historic buildings and the cultural landscapes of the 7 islands of the Solovki Archipelago. The historic buildings under the museum's management include: the fortified monastery of the 15-19th centuries with external household buildings and churches, Neolithic labyrinths, one of the Northernmost open-air Botanic Gardens and memorial sites, related to the prison camp of the 1920s and a system of lakes, canals and a dock.

    Besides its main activities-conservation, restoration, presentation and visitor services-the musuem's priorities include education, promotion of Solovki and community work. The museum's Educational Center offered programs for 500 students from Central and Northern Russia in 2003.

    Over 15 guided tours provided to all the museum sites, in Russian and English languages

Museum's services:
   lecture hall, public library

Next to the museum there are:
    hotels and restaurants

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Administrative phone:
    (81835) 90-2-41, 90-2-81, Fax: (81835) 90-2-41, 90-2-81

Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 10.01.1967

Organisation status:

Organization form:

Organisation type:
    culture for society

    Architect and monuments,Historical,Museum preserve

    permament show rooms 1963м2
    temporary exhibitions 180м2
    museum's store 601м2
    museum's parks 100000га

Employee number:
    163 (curators: 36)

Average visitors per year:

Specific departments:
    archive, science library

Collections volume:
    84000, rare collection's items: 17600

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