Sverdlovsk regional museum of local lore is one of oldest and biggest museums of Urals. It was created on 29th of December 1870 on initiative of the group of intelligent inhabitants of Yekaterinburg. In 1970-80-s museum became the big union of museums – it has united more than 11 specialized museums and museums in different cities of the region. In 1990-s Museum received a status of the regional center for restorers’ education. In 2013 museum created the Center of innovational museum technologies.
Nowadays museum is a methodological center for the Central Urals museums and actively works with museums from other regions. Museum realizes active exhibition activity and involves partners from different museums of Russia, Germany, USA, France, Israel and others.
Museum has ten branches in Yekaterinburg and six of them are open for the public:
As well museum has ten branches in the Sverdlovsk region:
Museum collection consists of more than 700 000 objects.
Director of the museum – Natalia Vetrova, ex-minister of culture of Sverdlovsk region.
Official web-site of the Sverdlovsk regional museum of local lore www.uole-museum.ru