|The given museum was created in 1864
and was called the Ufa Province Museum. Through the years of its
existence it has preserved the character of the museum of regional
studies. The following departments constitute the main museum: ethnographical
and restoration as well as those of local history, natural sciences,
advertising and propaganda, scientific informatics, a library and
an archive. Among the exhibits a lot of unique relics of the past
and rarities can be found. A saber, which belonged to Salavat Yulaev,
a fellow-fighter of Emelyan Pugachev, can be taken as an example.
The museum possesses collection of leather articles dated XVIII
and XIX centuries, which is the largest collection of such kind
in Bashkortostan. There are a lot of exhibits representing the Bronze
Epoch: units found in the process of excavations of the Ufa Kremlin,
articles belonging to nomads-members of the Scythian and Sarmat
Address: Sovetskaya Str. 14, Ufa Tel.: (3472)
Opening hours: from 10.00 a.m. to 17.00 p.m. Days off: Sunday, Monday.