The district museum in Pinega was originally created as a school museum under the guidance of the teacher of history, Civil War and WW II soldier, Stirmanov Vasiliy Ivanovich. In 1966, by the decision of local council, it was transformed into a branch of Arkhangelsk regional museum.
The museum is located in living quarters of Volodins’ manor built in the end of 19 th century. It was a rich merchant family from this region.
* Lifestyle and occupations of Pinega peasants – describes the traditional culture of Pinega villagers.
* Town of Pinega . 1780 – 1917. – the history of town of Pinega
* The nature of Pinega region
Not far from village of Pinega there is the Pinega sanctuary, famous for its karst caves and rare plants.
Visit address : Arkhangelsk region, Pinega district, village of Pinega , tel.: (81856) 42394