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Museum of geology, oil and gas


Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug
Chekhov Street, 9, Khanty-Mansiysk, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug
Phones: +7 (3467) 33-32-72
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We will tell you everything about oil and gas and will show minerals from all over the world. Let us enthrall children with science and we will introduce you to engineering professions.


At the very heart of the oil country of Russia – district capital Yugra – locates unique in the whole country public «oil» museum.
In 2000 in the center of Khanty-Mansijsk capsule was laid, this capsule points at the place of Museum of geology, oil and gas construction, which will keep amazing history of oil and gas development in Western Siberia, unique collections of mineralogical samples.

As soon as possible at the designated place unique architectural structure was built, reminiscent of quartz druse – symbol of wealth and variety of natural resources of the region. Already in March 2003 Museum of geology, oil and gas opened for its first visitors.

Since that moment started rush formation of museum fund, which today counts more than 35 thousands of storage units. Collections encompass different items of history of geological research, development of oil and gas industry on the territory of the Western Siberia. Only here you can find unique geological samples, learn history of oil development of the region, get acquainted with technique, which geologists and oil workers use in their work.

Items, presented by veterans of geological, exploration and production sector, obtained special value. Thanks to unique fund, each exhibition, carried out in the museum, is original and informative as much as possible максимально познавательна.

Modern IT are used in expositions: multimedia tags, electronic photo frames, touch-activated store, unique multimedia book, which analogues are represented only in two other museums of Russia.

Interesting Facts

According to Structural Engineering International Magazine (Zurich, Switzerland, 2003), the building of the Museum is in the Top-10 of world’s original architectural structures built in severe territorial and weather conditions.