Naberezhnye Chelny


      The Museum area is comparable to similar museums of Oxford and Cambridge
      Established in 1815 and is one of the oldest museums in Russia
      About 10 thousand items that represent different cultures from around the world
      Tailor-made cases and displays
      Among the items – Sansara Wheel, Altay shaman’s outfit, staff of a pilgrim to Mecca
      Lots of unique photos of 19th and 20th century
      Items from more than 100 expeditions made in the last 200 years
      Three categories – Ethnography of Volga Area; Ethnography of the Peoples of the World; History of Ethnography at Kazan University


      Ye. Sergusheva, Research Associate at the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

      Your Museum is splendid, it amazes with the quality and quantity of content showing different cultures of the world. It’s pleasant to be at a place where museums are preserved. It’s hard to come by these days and therefore especially valuable.

      Delegation of secondary schools from Mariy El, Udmurtia, and Perm Krai

      We are so happy to have visited this excellent museum. The whole world before our eyes – these exhibits are unbelievable! Thank you for the interesting and engaging excursion.

      Students of Omsk University

      Our immense gratitude goes to the Museum's employees for their hospitality and this excellent excursion in your unique Museum. We wish you further success and scientific discoveries.


      Arslan Mingaliev

      Museum director