Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Barnaul

Altai Arts, Literature & Culture Museum

The impressively eclectic – not to mention good-value – Altai Arts, Literature & Culture Museum occupies a restored, furnished 1850s mansion. There are some fine icons, Rerikh sketches and a collection of Iron A…
Top Choice Museum in Barnaul

War History Museum

In an old brick house, the War History Museum is simple and all in Russian but the moving understatement of its Afghanistan and Chechnya memorials is particularly affecting.
Notable Building in Barnaul

FSB Headquarters

The city’s Federal Security Services (FSB) headquarters is worth a peek. The bearded dude in the courtyard is Felix Dzerzhinsky, Cheka (KGB and FSB forerunner) founder. A much larger monument to Iron Felix was torn …
Monument in Barnaul

War Memorial

Near the train station in pl Pobedy, the War Memorial consists of a statue of a grieving mother with her lost son, an eternal flame and a very long list of the names of those who died too young.
Museum in Barnaul

Regional Museum

Founded in 1823, the reasonably interesting Regional Museum is Siberia’s oldest. Top exhibits include intriguing models of various 18th-century industrial processes.
Church in Barnaul

Pokrovsky Church

This bulbous-domed brick building is the most appealing of the city’s many churches and has a fine, gilded interior.
Monument in Barnaul

Lenin the Toreador

This unique Lenin monument sees the revolutionary apparently dressed up as a bullfighter.
Notable Building in Barnaul

Ulitsa Korolenko 96

Splendid example of wooden-lace architecture.
Notable Building in Barnaul

Ulitsa Polzunova 31

Splendid example of wooden-lace architecture.
Notable Building in Barnaul

Ulitsa Pushkina 80

Splendid example of wooden-lace architecture.