The museum of Yuriy Neyolov: a mammoth, pigeons, a gift from a Sheikh
14:17 19 июня 2020
Категории: News in English
A new building of the personal museum of the first governor of Yamal Yuriy Neyolov will be opened in Salekhard for the 90th anniversary of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Additional modern exhibition halls with 3D and 4D tours will be placed on the new area. The best designers and museum workers from Saint Petersburg worked on the interior design. Two buildings will be connected with a passageway.
According to the organizers of the Museum, its doors are open to everyone, the institution works for free. Employees of the museum tell visitors a lot of interesting things about Yuriy Neyolov, history of the governor’s house and the exhibitions being presented.
The unique museum of the first governor of Yamal Yuriy Neyolov was founded in Salekhard in 2009. The exhibition complex is located on the territory of the former governor’s residence and contains several thousand exhibits. Here there are items, photos, awards, official symbols, books, gifts and memorable signs related to the governor’s public activity and personal life. In particular, visitors can see the hall with stuffed animals — a mammoth, an African lion, a crocodile, a hippo, a leopard, a buffalo. Connoisseurs will be interested in collections of weapons, fishing kits, chess, medals and sports cups. In addition, the museum has statuettes, tea sets, collections of souvenir pigeons.
There are also a lot of items and exhibits related to life and work of Yuriy Neyolov. Moreover, the collection of personal items is constantly updated. Thus, last May the museum received a carpet embroidered with gold and decorated with gem stones, as well as a collection of perfumes – a present from an Arab Sheikh. In the museum there is also a room called relaxation therapy, where pigeons fly on the ceiling to music.