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Mammoth Museum

Kulakovskogo St., 48, Yakutsk 677000, Russia
+7 411 236-16-47
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Mammoth kingdom

it looks very interesting, but if you do not speak russian be ready to find few information for you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nice collection, displays and documentary films

Much more than just mammoths. Hairy rhino anyone? Also the history and migrations of other local... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Seereen E
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Kulakovskogo St., 48, Yakutsk 677000, Russia
+7 411 236-16-47
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it looks very interesting, but if you do not speak russian be ready to find few information for you.

Thank Labarbano
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Much more than just mammoths. Hairy rhino anyone? Also the history and migrations of other local animals e.g. horses. I enjoyed it and learnt some cool new facts.

Thank Seereen E
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We went with an excellent personal guide in case the information was only in Russian and paid extra for the museum guide to translate his guided tour into English. This worked well because we could get all our extra questions answered. Included hort films on...More

Thank Katherine408
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The museum has a lot of interesting historical mammoth stuff, however is pretty hard to find - we took a taxi there and although we asked around had to go through 3 buildings before making it to the actual museum building. Everyone visiting the museum...More

Thank howardcnz
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is interesting but hard to find, badly signed and a bit dated. It is on the second floor of a building that has other museums in it. As usual foreigners are charged twice as much as locals. You also have to pay to take...More

Thank TartanWanderer
Reviewed 13 February 2016

This place has a good collection of mammoth remains and pieces of information that describe the history of this region and mammoths in the region. The scientist in the museum was extremely knowledgeable. Our tour guide translated everything from Russian to English.

Thank tj_i_2
Reviewed 13 March 2015

A little hard to find, a nondescript white building next to the university and up to the 4th floor. A helpful staff member offered to show us around. Most exhibits have Russian only descriptions but it is all pretty self explanatory. An interesting English produced...More

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Spent a lot of time here which well worth while and is housed within the university. The curator is extremely knowledgeable and spent a lot of time talking. You also get to see the expedition in early 2013 where a complete mammoth (with meat and...More

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed 31 October 2013

At the Mammoth Museum we were given a tour as a group and it was absolutely fascinating. 85% of all mammoth remains found in the world were found in this area. Our interpreter was very good and we were shown a little 3-D film of...More

Thank anne m
Reviewed 8 August 2013

I had no trouble occupying an hour or more in this museum with its mammoth displays and extensive documentation of the regional and its natural history. It is quite permitted to take mammoth ivory out of Russia, but it was never clear whether it was...More

Thank rogainer
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