We Invite You to the Exhibition


The grand opening of the exhibition «Sakhalin For The Front. Oilmen During the Great Patriotic War (1941–1945),» devoted to the 72nd anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War will take place at the Sakhalin Regional Museum on April 27, 2017 at 4:00 pm.




The Sakhalin Regional Museum invites everyone to celebrate the Spring and Labor Day together!


148th Anniversary of Establishment of Penal Colony on Sakhalin Island


April 18, visitors to the Sakhalin Regional Museum attended the lecture on Penalty Colony for Exiled Convicts on Sakhalin Island (1869–1906).


Year of Protected Areas in the Russian Federation


March 14, 2017 the Museum held the event devoted to protected areas.


70th Anniversary of the Sakhalin Region!


On April 13, 2017 the third meeting of those who interested in the local history took place in the museum as part of the events devoted to the 70th Anniversary of the Sakhalin Region project.


About Museum

Opening hours:
Tuesday: 11.00 — 18.00
Wednesday: 11.00 — 18.00
Thursday: 11.00 — 18.00
Friday: 11.00 — 18.00
Saturday: 11.00 — 20.00
Sunday: 11.00 — 18.00

Monday: Museum is closed


Virtual Tour

Today Events

The Islands Are My Piece of Paradise! Regional contest of tourist routes to the 70th anniversary of the Sakhalin region. Competition for those who know and can show the most amazing, beautiful and interesting places of the island region!!! Categories: The best tourist route in the Sakhalin region; The best tourist route in the town; The best cultural and educational tourist route; The best adventure tourist route; The best water tourist route; The best water tourist route; The best local tour route; The best bicycle route. Application can be submitted until June 30, 2017. Tourist routes projects can be submitted by July 24, 2017.

Until June 30

First in the Space, Cosmonauts are the Guests of the Sakhalin Region. Lectures dedicated to the Cosmonautics Day (April 12) and the 60th anniversary of the space age accompanied by a quiz.

April 4Ц7; 11Ц14; 18Ц21; 25Ц28 (on request)

Protected Areas in Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands. Lecture devoted to World Earth Day (April 22) for children of middle and senor school age, students and adults.

April 18‒21, 25Ц28 (on request)

Live Tropical Butterflies. The exhibition displays the rarest species of live butterflies from Southeast Asia, Africa, Australia, South and Central America. You will see the birth of winged beauties and observe them in free flight. The exhibition is open until June 2, 2017.

From April 25

Sakhalin to the Front. Oilmen during the Great Patriotic War (1941‒1945). The exhibition opens on the eve of the celebration of the 72nd anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War and is dedicated to the heroic work of the oil workers of northern Sakhalin. The Second World War is a war of motors. Oil played a strategic role at the front and behind the front line. Despite the difficult conditions, oilmen of the northern Sakhalin produced oil to defend our country. Sakhalin oil was not used to fuel battle tanks and planes, it was used at plants which produced military equipment for the victory. The exhibition is based on materials from the Sakhalin Regional Museum and the Okha Museum. The exhibition is open until July 2, 2017.

From April 27 4:00 pm

Upcoming Events

Young Ethnographer Class. Educational program for preschool and primary school age children including guided tours, lectures, games, lessons, quizzes. Program goals: encourage children to learn more about cultural values through play, develop aesthetic sense and interest in children to the museum and native land.

April 7, 14, 21, 28 3:00 pm (on request)

Our Address

Kommunisticheskiy prospekt - 29
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, 693010

Kommunisticheskiy prospekt - 29
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, 693010
+7 (4242) 72Ц75Ц55