Sightseeing in Novosibirsk

Author: Dimitry Paranyushkin (on 21 Aug 2009)

Regional Studies Museum.
Novosibirsk Regional Studies Museum is one of the major museums of

Novosibirsk regional studies museum

Siberia. Its collection contains about 200,000 artifacts. These illustrate 150,000 years of Siberian history, and describe the native culture and population.
Address: Krasny Prospekt, # 23. Metro: "Ploshad Lenina". Phone: (3832) 21-85-95, 21-42-92. Ticket: $0.52 adults, $0.12 children.
Every last Sunday of a month admission is free of charge. Open: from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m. Day off: Monday, Tuesday.

Art Gallery.
Address: Krasny Prospekt, #5. Phone: (3832) 233516 fax: +7(3832) 222267, E-mail: Open: 11:00 - 7:00 p.m., day off: Thursday. Closed for visitors: Every last Monday of the month

State Academy Opera and Ballet Theater. There theatre has three halls: large - 2,000 seats, concert -550 seats, small - 130 seats.
It is well known in Russia, they perform many operas , some of them in the original language.
Address: Krasny Prospect, #36. Phone: (383-2) 22-60-40
Fax: (383-2)22-74-00 E-mail:

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Lenina Square
This is the main sight in Novosibirsk. Just take a metro to Lenina square or

Novosibirsk regional studies museum

walk about 15 minutes from the railway station along Vokzalnaya Magistral street and you won't miss it. It is a monument to Soviet time that impresses with huge statues of workers, soldiers, and Lenin himself. Besides, it's a popular place for going out among Novosibirsk people, so Lenina square is a good place to meet people, too.

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