Regional Studies Museum
Fine Arts Museum
Arkhangelsk’s most compelling art gallery has regularly changing exhibitions that range from modern reflections on Soviet propaganda to...
Naberezhnaya Severnoy Dviny
Given the first hint of warm summer weather, Arkhangelskians emerge to stroll this broad promenade and loiter in any of its many...
War Victory Monument 1941-1945
Memorial consisting of an eternal flame flanked by grim-faced statues of servicemen, honouring the fallen of the Great Patriotic War.
The Philharmonia hosts orchestral concerts and operas, while its Kamerny Zal (ul Karla Marksa 3) stages organ and chamber music in the...
As befitting the name, buzzy 'Brothers Grill' specialises in grilled meats, though there are salads and cakes for non-carnivorous...
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Regional Studies Museum information
The history section charts the development of the harsh north, from its settlement by dispossessed and exiled peasantry in the 1930s, to the Gulag camps, to the suffering of the 'second St Petersburg' during WWII, with the second-highest number of civilian casualties in Russia. Downstairs, the extensive nature section shows off the taxidermied wildlife of the land shaped by retreating ice.