Home > Novosibirsk extra museums

We suggest adding visits to interesting places and excursions:

The Novosibirsk zoo
a scientific institution as well as a popular tourist attraction. The zoo has around 11,000 animals representing 738 species. World-famous for its research activity and captive-breeding programmes for endangered species.

The railroad museum
located in Akademgorodok, an open-air museum presents locomotives and carriages of 19th and 20th century, as well as some Soviet-era classic cars.

The planetarium + observation wheel
bult in 2012 on one of the highest points of Novosibirsk, Planetarium holds educational function with daily lectures about space and exhibitions, observatory, Foucault pendulum tower and observation wheel with a best cityline view.

Aquapark
a giant complex of pools, splash zones, bathhouses and thermal zone, especially suitable for visitors with kids.

The backstage world of the Opera theatre
one hour long guided excursion to a mysterious life of the biggest theatre backstage.

Snowmobile trip in Zayeltsovsky Park, dog sledding with huskies (winter season).

Central Siberian Botanic Garden
located in Akademgorodok, a popular place of small nature walks for its citizens. Small animals and birds, ponds and hiking trails, meadows and forest groves – a best place to take a break from the city noise!

Multimedia museum “Russia. My History”
a part of the nation-wide network, it’s a modern museum dedicated to history of Russia and russian culture, with 3D installations, interactive exhibits and cinema halls.

Educational excursions, museums:
  • Local history museum
    located in City Trade House in a middle of Novosibirsk, dedicated to local culture and nature
  • Museum of Aviation and Cosmonautics
  • Novosibirsk State Art Museum (picture gallery)
  • State Public Scientific and Technological Library, Rare books sector
  • Nicholas Roerich museum
Akademgorodok museums
  • Geology museum (Akademgorodok)
  • Central Siberian Botanic Garden
  • Museum of Science and Technologies
  • Museum of History and Culture of the Peoples of Siberia and Far East
  • Historical and architectural open-air museum