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Kamchatka Regional Unified Museum

You will get acquainted with the rich history of the peninsula, the customs of local people, the diversity of animal and plant life.

The Kamchatka Regional Unified Museum was organized in March 2004 with 3 museums joined administratively in: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Milkovo, and Ust-Kamchatsk. The main collections of the museums are located at the historical regional museum whose mission is to document and hold collections covering every aspect of life in Kamchatka Region. At the main museum, permanent exhibitions created in 1990 demonstrate Kamchatka's nature and ancient history, colonization, history of Petropavlovsk to the beginning of the 20th century, and material culture of Kamchatka's Native people. Three special exhibition halls offer temporary exhibitions. At the museum in Milkovo exhibitions about the Itelmen culture, integration of cultures of different peoples during the process of developing the territory of the present Milkovo District, and also the creative efforts of residents of the Milkovo District are available. At the Petropavlovsk and Milkovo museums visitors may take photographs and videos, as well as purchase handmade traditional Kamchatka souvenirs and handicrafts