Natural History Museum, Yekaterinburg

Natural History Museum, Yekaterinburg (must see)

The Natural History Museum has approximately 60,000 items in its collection. The most famous pieces in the paleontology collection are the skeleton of a giant deer (found in 1886 in the Kamyshlovskoye district), the skeleton of a mammoth (found in 1897 in the Talitskii region) and the fossil of a Helicoprion shark's spiral tooth (found in 1900 in the Krasnoufimsk district). The museum's displays include dioramas made by Saratov artists. In May 2008, the museum added a new section that features unusual paintings by Franz Frantsevich Schillinger, a native of Austria.

Operation hours: Wednesday - Sunday: 11 am - 6 pm

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Sight Name: Natural History Museum
Sight Location: Yekaterinburg, Russia (See walking tours in Yekaterinburg)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Walking Tours in Yekaterinburg, Russia

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Museums and Galleries

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