National Museum of the Republic of Kalmykia

Volga Region

The modern building of the National Museum, about 2km west of the centre, has eight large rooms covering the history, environment and culture of the Kalmyk people and republic. One room deals with the deportations during WWII. The exhibition is in Russian, so it's worth paying extra for an English (or Russian) tour for greater insight. Take marshrutka 5 and ask the driver to stop at the museum.

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