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The Krasnodar State Historical and Archeological Museum-Preserve named after E. Felitsin

In the center of Krasnodar, in the beautiful historic mansion has been 135 years is the State Historical and Archaeological Reserve Felitsyn behalf. It is considered the largest museum complex in the North Caucasus region. The museum was created in 1879 through the efforts of only Eugene Dmitrievich Felitsyn talented local historian and connoisseur of excellent stories. In those years he served as secretary of the Kuban Regional Statistics Committee. And wherever Felitsyn met a precious historical thing or object of antiquity, he carefully collected and kept them in the halls of the committee. That's how he started the unique collection. Then, his work was continued by other enthusiasts, and today the museum represented almost five thousand exhibits.

In summer 1961, the museum moved into one of the most luxurious buildings in Krasnodar - the former home of merchants, brothers Bogarsukovyh. The mansion was built in the late 19th century is an architectural monument. With new facilities, museum staff decided to expand the exposure appeared departments of history, nature, archeology, which partially preserved to the present day.

In museum collections are unique vintage books, weapons, precious coins, medals, medals and much more. Among the archaeological sites of special value is the largest collection of ancient amphorae. And in the lapidary museum courtyard houses one of the best and more complete collections of world Polovtsian sculptures. The museum also often conducts underwater archaeological expedition finds replenishing their meetings.

Museum-Reserve behalf Felitsyn open every day from 10:00 to 18:00, Thursday 21:00. Off - Monday. The entrance ticket costs 30 rubles for students and pupils discount. In addition, the museum staff spend walking and bus tours of the city, which can be ordered by phone or on the official website of the reserve.

The museum run city buses number 2E and number 21, the stop is called "Philharmonic named Ponomarenko." Can be reached by trolley buses number 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 15 and 31, get off at "Lenin Street," as well as trams number 2, 4, 5, 8, 11, 15, fit stop "Cooperative market."

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