In 1793 one of the most beautifulSouthern cities, now known as Krasnodar. Earlier the city was called Ekaterinodar, in honor of Catherine II, who gave the territory on which the city was built.
From the military small camp the city turned into a big shopping center, the capital of the Kuban. In the city of Krasnodar there are many interesting museums, including almost the only one of its kind.
Literary Museum of the Kuban.
The Literary Museum is located in the ataman's houseBlack Sea Cossacks, Kuban writer and ethnographer Yakov Kukharenko. The museum presents the literary life of the Kuban from the middle of the 18th century to the present day. Among the exhibits, you can find hand-written books and personal belongings of the Kukharenko family. Also in the museum there are guided tours and thematic lectures. The museum is located at: Postovaya, 39/1 and works from 10.00 to 18.00.
Museum of military equipment "Weapons of Victory".
The Museum of Military Equipment is located under the openSky in the Krasnodar park of 30 years of Victory. The museum is 24-hour and absolutely free. Military equipment can be touched, photographed and studied. Here you can find tanks, guns, antiaircraft guns, submarines, the legendary Katyushas and other types of weapons, with only 40 exhibits. On the territory of the museum there is a commemorative stele with the immortal names of Heroes of the Soviet Union. Address of the museum - st. Krasina, 2.
Museum of Bodybuilding "Samson".
Very rare museum - the only one in Russia, inWhich stores materials on the history of bodybuilding, medals and cups won by Kuban athletes, as well as photographs. The museum is designed to attract people to sports training. Here you can get a free consultation on proper healthy eating and training. The museum is located on Krasnaya street, 129 and works from 10.00 to 19.00.
Museum of postal communication in the Kuban.
The first and only museum in the Kuban postalCommunication was opened in 2006 on Karasunskaya street, 68. The museum works Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 10.00 to 13.00. Here you can find out about the past and present of the Kuban Post, see the first Russian stamps, special apparatus for stamps and forms for postmen. The letters that came from the front, as well as private letters, which are about two centuries old, are kept separately.
Memorial Museum-Apartment of the People's Artist of the USSR Ponomarenko.
The museum is open in the apartment where the composer livedAbout a quarter of a century. Poets, writers, musicians and singers, as well as close friends of Ponomarenko, often gathered here. Here new songs were born and performed for the first time and creative plans were discussed. The museum has preserved the furniture from the composer's study, memorable souvenirs donated during the holidays and personal belongings of Ponomarenko: a guitar, two bayans, hundreds of audio recordings. The library of the composer with autographs of authors, personal notebooks and thousands of letters from fans of creativity are also interesting. The museum is located on Krasnaya Street, 204, apartment 80. The museum is open from 10.00 to 17.00.
Museum of the history of the North Caucasus Railway.
Krasnodar Museum of History of North-CaucasianThe railway takes only a few rooms in the DK railroad. But it is here that you can see the rarity equipment used on the railway, maps and documents related to the history of the railway in the Kuban. Also, the museum collected a whole collection of reduced models of trains from different eras. The museum is located on Drozdovy Brothers Street, 2 and runs daily from 9.00 to 15.00.
Museum of the Cossacks.
The Ethnographic Museum is on the streetVine, 58 and works from 10.00 to 17.00. The museum contains a variety of interesting exhibits: books, documents, photographs, maps of the Kuban region, household items, dishes, clothing, weapons, paintings and much more, which is associated with the history of the Cossacks. The museum often hosts exhibitions, tastings of Cossack dishes and drinks.