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Life-size mammoth skeleton was the masterpiece. There were also specimens of other extinct animals... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Hong Kong, China
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We visited this museum as part of a half day city tour. The museum is located on the fourth floor... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Andrew M
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Kulakovskogo St., 48, Yakutsk 677000, Russia
+7 411 236-16-47
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Life-size mammoth skeleton was the masterpiece. There were also specimens of other extinct animals from ice age. The documentary video and other panels on excavation of mammoth from permafrost was very interesting.

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

We visited this museum as part of a half day city tour. The museum is located on the fourth floor of the Campus of Physical and Natural Sciences. This University is just south of Lake Sisary, and is easily reached by bus # 41 from...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Great museum with lovely exhibits and loads of information on findings of frozen mammoth carcases in Sakha republic. The museum is a bit hard to find, but if you have the address, you'll be fine.The opening hours were kinda wonky too, but we made it...More

Thank Tina Q
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

A colleague who speaks English took me to this museum. I'm not sure if the usual guide (who's an archaeologist!) speaks English very well so I can't give an opinion on that. But he was extremely informative and knowledgeable. The museum is small but very...More

Thank Kristine B
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The first day we tried to visit, the museum was closed (Mondays = closed) On our next attempt they were open. It looked like a good exhibit and was well laid out and clean. What made the trip for us was the staff. Dr Alex...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 23 July 2017

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

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Reviewed 12 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 howardacnz
Reviewed 16 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

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