Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS
russian visa

Medvezhegorsk's Local History Museum
June 11, 2016 00:40


District Local History Museum is situated in the largest (and somber) building of the city on main square of Medvezhegorsk. This is a former hotel of White Sea Canal Office built in 1935 and survived after all the bombing and shell attacks. Halls of the museum are former hotel rooms (very spacious and designed for the visiting Soviet VIPs).

The exposition is dedicated to the history of Onega Territory (traditional architecture, costumes and everyday life). There is a military hall exhibiting "A small town in the Great War". And, of course, the museum has a hall of history of White Sea and Baltic Canal. The fate of Medvezhegorsk was influenced by the channel structure directly. There was BBK Office (it is located here now). In 1930 the railway town became an administrative center of "big building area" and received a city status. During last international conference in Medgora, ("White Sea and Baltic Canal. Time and People"), the historians voiced the figure: 86 thousand people were killed in the construction of BBK during those years.



Author: Anna Dorozhkina


Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

El-Tyubyu - Ancient Balkarian Village The Gunib Plateau Voznesenka Village History Nezhnaya (Tender) Cave Kamensk

comments powered by Disqus

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Exhibition Fairs  Elvira Nabiulina  Arc Electronic  Russian Rock Music  Aushkul Lake  Locomotives  Museum of Folk Arts and Crafts  Russian Theater  Russian Bears  illegal content  Russian tourism  Alexander Lebedev  Moscow  Festivals in Moscow  Russian business  Yuri Gagarin  Chelyabinsk Region  Zarya  Ministry of Construction and Housing and Communal Services   Pharmsynthez  migration in Russia  travel to Russia  John Lobb Bootmaker  Exhibition Fair  Pobeda  Russian companies  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  FIFA World Cup   Russian Photographers  Volgograd  Barnaul  Russian courts  Saransk airport  MIPTV  Astrakhan  Festival "Imperial Gardens of Russia"   Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian writers  Russian regions  electronic books  Sochi 2014  Ilf and Petrov  Russian Cinema  Magnitsky Act  Erik Bulatov  Cosmoscow  train tickets Russia FIFA  St. Petersburg  Pharmacy Garden  airport transfer Saransk 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites