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East Kazakhstan local history Museum

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The East Kazakhstan regional historical Museum is one of the first museums of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Museum was opened in 1915 in the National House (today the Regional drama theater) interested in local history. The basis for his discoveries gave some rare collections. In the entire history of the Museum's collection of several dozen finds have turned into 130 thousand units of storage of classified material.

The real pride of the local history Museum became the country's largest archaeological collection, numbering 60 thousand exhibits. As part of this collection presents materials of all archeological expeditions since 1947: treasures of ancient burial mounds, archaeologists found the famous A. Maximova, S. Chernikov, Z. and F. samarium by Arslanova. Of particular interest among the visitors cause of the collection departments of nature, who were assembled in richly gifted with natural resources and unique physical and geographical qualities of the land of East Kazakhstan.

The ethnographic Fund of the Museum tells the story of a 300-year history of the cities, telling about the Kazakh population of the region, about the first Russian settlers - Cossacks, introduces the traditions and lifestyle of the city dwellers and the rural population. Vienna furniture, clocks, Russian, Swiss and German masters, Tula samovars, Valday bells, earthenware and porcelain Gardner and Kuznetsov and many more are very popular among guests of the Museum.

Quite rich and diverse photo documentary Fund of the Museum - written and printed documents, original photographs and historical monuments of state and law, economy, religion, culture that gives reveal the most important features of the past and present.

High professionalism of the Museum allows him to participate in the development of various international research programs and international expeditions.

The East Kazakhstan regional historical Museum - the largest public guardian in the history of Ust-Kamenogorsk city, but throughout Eastern Kazakhstan region.