Khakassia is rich in various types of landscape. Here visitors may observe such natural areas as taiga, steppe, forests, hills and others. There are also museums in Abakan which contain different exhibitions presenting the peculiarities of natural ecological areas of the republic.
The museum of nature is one of such museums. In this museum tourists can find different information about all natural areas and parts of the reserve and there are also some facts about the peculiarities of the reserve itself. Visitors can learn not only about the climate, landscape, rare types of animals and plants, but also play in interactive games and find out the facts about the taiga life of a recluse Agafya Lykova.
“Alive chronicle of nature” in Abakan
The exposition of the museum contains the collection of minerals, herbarium of plants, wooden statues of animals, archeological findings and personal things belonging to Agafya Lykova.
The path “Alive chronicle of nature” is a landscape exposition under the open air and allows visitors to observe the main natural areas of Khakassia on one small part.
Excursions are for children from 7 years old and adults, organized in groups of 10 – 25 people. The duration of the excursion is one hour. The seasonality for the museum of nature is all the year round and for the path is from May to September.