Military Historical Museum of the Volga – Ural District – Yekaterinburg Oblast Sverdlovsk Russia


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Military Historical Museum of the Volga - Ural District - Yekaterinburg

Military Historical Museum of the Volga – Ural District – Yekaterinburg

In Yekaterinburg Russia we stumbled upon the Military Museum of the Volga- Ural district. During World War Two the Russian authorities decides to rebuild the weapon factories behind the Ural mountains, out of harm’s way. Behind the mountains the industry was save from German bomber attacks. This period made the town vivid with factories and employees and made the populations behind the Ural Mountains grow.

Military Historical Museum of the Volga - Ural District - Yekaterinburg

Military Historical Museum of the Volga – Ural District – Yekaterinburg

Katyusha in Yekaterinburg

Katyusha in Yekaterinburg

T34-85 in Yekaterinburg

T34-85 in Yekaterinburg

Anti tank weapons in Yekaterinburg

Anti tank weapons in Yekaterinburg

Anti tank weapons in Yekaterinburg

Anti tank weapons in Yekaterinburg

Anti tank weapons in Yekaterinburg

Anti tank weapons in Yekaterinburg

Military Historical Museum of the Volga - Ural District - Yekaterinburg

Military Historical Museum of the Volga – Ural District – Yekaterinburg

The museum was set up in the officers house of this district in 1959, it was open for public and told the glory of the great patriotic battle. In 1987 the military artists joined the museum next to the display of weaponry. Today the museum has more than 2000 objects and is one of the largest military museums in Russia. It tells about the great civil war and the Great Patriotic War or better known to the west as World War Two with a focus on the Ural Divisions of the Soviet Army.

Military Historical Museum of the Volga - Ural District - Yekaterinburg

Military Historical Museum of the Volga – Ural District – Yekaterinburg

On the courtyard of the Military Historical Museum of the Volga - Ural

On the courtyard of the Military Historical Museum of the Volga – Ural

IS-3 Military Historical Museum of the Volga - Ural Yekaterinburg Russia

IS-3 Military Historical Museum of the Volga – Ural Yekaterinburg Russia

Back of the IS-3 Yekaterinburg Russia

Back of the IS-3 Yekaterinburg Russia

IS-3 or Joseph Stalin 3 in Yekaterinburg Russia

IS-3 or Joseph Stalin 3 in Yekaterinburg Russia

Anti Aircraft guns in Military Historical Museum of the Volga - Ural

Anti Aircraft guns in Military Historical Museum of the Volga – Ural

Anti Aircraft gun in Yekaterinburg

Anti Aircraft gun in Yekaterinburg

Visit

The museum can be found on Pervomayskaya ul. 27 in Yekaterinburg. We can’t give any first hand information on the museum, it was unfortunately closed went we arrived.

Here is the link to the museum, only in Russian though.

Back of the T34-85 Yekaterinburg Russia

Back of the T34-85 Yekaterinburg Russia





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