MEZEN DISTRICT MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND LOCAL LORE
This museum is created by the students of Mezen secondary school under the guidance of the teacher of history, Melnikov, Alexander Nikolayevich.
In 1980 the town of Mezen celebrated its 200-year anniversary. To celebrate this date, it was decided to create a district museum on the basis of the school museum as a branch of Arkhangelsk regional museum. It is now located in the building of former City Council.
Expositions of the museum:
* ‘From the history of the district. In two years, in two centuries…’ – history of the district from ancient times to the present day.
* ‘Mezenka – the northern horse’ – exhibition is devoted to the Mezen breed of horses, which is very well adapted to the conditions of the far north.
Address: Arkhangelsk region, town of Mezen, Sovetsky prsp. 46. tel.: (818-48) 9-11-06