Ural Geological Museum

Over 500 minerals from the Ural Mountains region and a collection of meteorites can be seen here.

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1. Yekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts

0.67 MILES

The star exhibit of the Museum of Fine Arts is its elaborate Kasli Iron Pavilion, which won prizes in the 1900 Paris Expo. The museum has a good…

2. Istorichesky Skver

0.74 MILES

The prettiest and most lively part of Yekaterinburg in summer is the landscaped parkland alongside the City Pond (Gorodskoy prud), where pr Lenina crosses…

3. Museum of Architecture and Design

0.76 MILES

Situated on Istorichesky skver (Historical Sq), this museum is located on the grounds where the first ironworks was established in Yekaterinburg in 1723…

4. Water Tower

0.87 MILES

The old water tower here is one of the city’s oldest structures.

5. Nevyansk Icon Museum

0.89 MILES

Excellent icons from the 17th to the 20th centuries, from the local Nevyansk school.

7. Vysotskiy Viewing Platform

0.97 MILES

Take the lift up 52 floors to the viewing platform for one of Russia's best urban panoramas. Children under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult. The…

8. Urals Mineralogical Museum

1.11 MILES

A private collection offering a stunning introduction to the region’s semiprecious stones, located in the Bolshoy Ural Hotel.