This museum, not far from the central park in Murmansk, was amazing. Best if you speak Russian -- but then, if you're in Murmansk, you either speak a little or are touring with a guide. The museum gives a flavor of wildlife, native peoples, exploration....更多
We stopped here during a recent cruise. Murmansk is the largest city situated above the Arctic Circle. It was dubbed "The City of Heroes" following WW ll when it withstood more then 3 years of attacks from Nazi forces. There are several highlights worthy of...更多
Most museums have translations in more than the native language. This does not. Many exhibits on several floors, a few of which are well displayed. The taxidermy section is old and poorly done. Actually, for me that is a good thing. I hate to see...更多
Having gone to a number of crumbling, under-funded places that were clearly struggling, this was a welcome change.
Central situation, a fair bit of money recently spent. Very good, clear, well-lit displays going over the geology (with a stunning mineral collection), the natural history, and...更多