Excursion to the Unique Museum Taltsy

Private & Custom Tours in Listvyanka

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The museum is located on the picturesque bank of the Angara River in a protected area, 47 km of the Baikal highway. He has a unique collection of monuments of history, architecture and ethnography of the XVII-XIX centuries. On its territory, 4 historical and cultural zones of the Baikal region were retrospectively recreated: Russian, Buryat, Evenki and Tofalar. The museum is situated between  Irkutsk and Listvyanka  you can easily combine a transfer and excursion. Taltsi is an open-air museum of wooden architecture which is situated on the picturesque bank of the Angara river. Architecture – ethnographic museum Taltsi is a unique collection of expositions reflecting the history and culture of the ethnic groups living in Pribaikalye.
We suggest you visit the open-air museum "Taltsy" on the way from Irkutsk to Listvyanka. The unique architectural and ethnographic museum under the open sky. There is an amazing collection of historical monuments of architecture, everyday life and life in Eastern Siberia. Here you can get acquainted with the material and spiritual culture of the peoples of the Baikal region: from home furnishings to superstitions and rituals. In Taltsah, entire cities were retrospectively recreated: the first settlements, houses, schools, Ilimsky burg. In the museum you can not only walk and see all the sights, but also learn the craft from the local blacksmith and pottery craftsmen, create your own masterpiece from birch bark.

What’s included

  • English/German/French/Spanish/Italian speaking guide service (other languages upon request)
  • Entrance tickets to museum

What’s not included

  • The price for the transfer (from Listvyanka to Irkutsk / from Irkutsk to Listvyanka).
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)