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Ekaterinburg Museums

Yekaterinburg, the capital of the Urals, is home to numerous museums that focus on a variety of subjects, including folk art, natural history, photography, military history and more. This tour will guide you to the most notable museums in the city where you will learn why Yekaterinburg is known as the cultural center of the Urals.

After that tour you’ll know everything about peculiarities of Russian Art. Art Museum is located on Ekaterinburg Dam – the place where Ekaterinburg was founded.

Our guide will take you to unique United Museum of Ural Writers, which is situated in Literary Quarter – truly poetic and charming peaceful corner in the center of the city. The Museums unites 3 museums in honor of famous Ural writers and Chamber Theater.

To Museum of Geology you are welcome to enjoy all the beauties of minerals which could be found in the Ural’s nature. The collection was exhibited in Germany, USA, Great Britain and Greece.

You will also visit State Stone-Cutting and Jeweler`s Art History Museum.

Type: Small Group Tours
Duration: 3 days

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First of all you’ll see collection of arts in Ekaterinburg Art Museum. There are: cast-iron lace of Kasli, Russian icons of XVI-XIX centuries, Russian paintings of XVII-XX centuries, European Art, astonishing and jewelers’ art, Zlatoust steel gravure, painted tray, Russian toys made of wood and loam. You’ll go through the Dam and see the monument to Ekaterinburg “Fathers” – the founders. Our guide will tell you about Ekaterinburg history. (guiding, 2 hours, tickets)
You’ll see Museum of Mamin-Sibiryak, the most well-known Ural writer and story-teller. Then you’ll proceed to Museum of Bazhov, a selfless collector and wondrous teller of folklore. (guiding, 3,5 hours, tickets)

Day 2: SVERDLOVSK REGIONAL HISTORY MUSEUM (interior exposition, historic exposition, Ural Icon)

Interior exposition displays life of Ekaterinburg inhabitants in the 19th c. An exciting trip to the past expects you here: living room, study and library will carry you away in the atmosphere of old Ekaterinburg. In the living Room you will learn about history of theaters, music and literature. You will see a kaleidoscope of small collections in the study: stationary, pipes, various clocks and watches, collections of butterflies, old and rare coins of the 18th – 19th cc, a scalp of an ancient rhino who habituated in forests of the Ural, ancient rifles and guns, beautiful old porcelain items. Historic Exposition tells the story of the city: ‘Young Ekaterinburg, 18th c. From plant to city’. Ural Icon exposition presents old handwritten books, icons created in the 16th-20th cc on the Urals. (guiding, 2 hours, tickets)


This is the first private Museum of Stone in the Ural region, which appeared as a consequence of a lifelong passion and fidelity to the beauty of the Ural stone of Vladimir Pelepenko. Almost 30 years of travelling all over the world had resulted in the unique collection of minerals, carved stones and bone works that originate from Russia, America, Asia and Africa. One can find about 10000 samples (900 types of minerals) and most of them are in an integral undamaged state and present a highly aesthetic outward. We hope that now you understand why our museum ranks as one of the best in Russia for its stone collections and truly there are only a few collections worldwide similar to ours. Ticket price is included. (guiding, 2 hours, tickets)
State Stone-Cutting and Jeweler`s Art History Museum was founded in 1992 owing to the regulation of the Sverdlovsk Region Government and it was to the merit of the Regional Government that an old classic style building, which is a work of art itself, became the permanent residence of our delightsome museum. This is the first museum of such type, because it is an honored keeper of high values of the Ural jeweler`s art and of the uninterrupted traditions of mining, processing and engraving, that has become a durable foundation of the Ural Decorative and Jewelry School. Works that are exhibited here have already become criteria of best quality, exquisite taste and magic power of inexpressible stone beauty. (guiding, 2 hours, tickets)

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  • Tours and Excursions
  • Transfer From and To Airport


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Park Inn by Radisson Ekaterinburg Hotel
Park Inn Ekaterinburg by Radisson is a first Ekaterinburg hotel of the international hotel chain. Park Inn hotel got into the top 10 of TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice in 2012. Park Inn Ekaterinburg hotel is in the very centre of Ekaterinburg – close to the Opera and Ballet House, Ural State Universit... Show more

* Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.


Russian visa support (Russian visa invitation letter) is included.

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1/7th of the World : Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg is a beautiful and well developed city with many fabulous historical buildings in classicism style, with one of the world's biggest collection of constructivist architecture buildings and with several modern high-techs skyscrapers. It is situated in the central part of Russia, on the eastern slopes of the amazing Ural mountains and almost on the border between Europe and Asia. Yekaterinburg was founded in 1723 and named i... Read more
Yekaterinburg : City Dam
The City Dam, more commonly referred to as Plotinka, is located in the heart of the city and is a must see attraction. Read more
Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts is one of the biggest Art museums in the Urals. It always develops, add its collections and tell people about the art life of their mother land. The main building of the museum is located in a very beautiful and picturesque place in the city: Historical Square. The funds of the museum take the area of two buildings: the first is on Voyevodin, 5 - The structure reconstructed in 1985 from the building of 18th centur... Read more
Yekaterinburg : Literary Quarter
Located north of skver Popova, the Literary Quarter features restored wooden houses, some of them now museums about celebrated local writers such as Dmitry Mamin-Sibiryak and Pavel Bazhov Read more
The monument to the founders of the city was erected in 1998 for the 275th anniversary of the city on the left bank of the Iset River. The monument displays the figures of the founding fathers of Yekaterinburg - Vasily Tatishchev and Villim Gennin. Read more
The Ural Geological Museum is rather young in comparison with other big Russian and foreign museums with a century-old history. It was founded in 1937 as an exhibition of mineral-ore treasures organized to the 17th session of International Geological Congress. In 1938 the exhibition was transferred to the Ural Geological Institute. Read more
The art of gems and metal processing and by Ural masters has been known for more than 300 years. Items made by local craftsmen were delivered to the imperial family palaces, to noble houses, and were sent abroad as valuable gifts. In 1992, in Yekaterinburg a Museum of Stone-cutting and Jewelry Art History was opened, the exposition of which represents a centuries-old culture of mining and processing of stones and metal in the Urals. The Museum ... Read more
The Museum of the History of Ekaterinburg is in the central location, in a house build in the 1820. From 1940 and to the big restoration, which was completed in 1995, the house was home of the museum of the Soviet political and state figure Yakov Sverdlov. Read more
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