Stepnogorsk Museum of local history
Stepnogorsk Museum of local history was founded on January 6, 1994 on the basis of the hall of Labor Glory of the Virgin mining and chemical plant. As part of the implementation of the “rukhani zhangyru” program, with the support of the akimat of Stepnogorsk and KAZAKHALTYN Technology LLP, the Museum underwent major repairs and design work to create a new exhibition.
The Museum’s exposition consists of 5 halls, each of which reflects the history of the region from ancient times to the present: the introductory hall, the hall of nature and archeology, the hall of Ethnography, the hall of military glory and the “Modernity” hall.
In the introductory room, visitors are presented with a map of Akmola region, the diorama “Stepnogorsk”, “First mining pits Suntube”.
In the hall “Nature and archaeology” presents the rich archaeological material is collected in the collection of archaeological expeditions that took place in the tract Sandings near the town of Stepnogorsk, a panorama of “Water world” and “Steppe”.
The exposition of the hall reflects the peculiarities of the life of the Kazakh people, their culture and traditions.
In the “hall of military glory” visitors are presented with a photo gallery of veterans of the great Patriotic war and participants of military operations in Afghanistan. The dioramas feature scenes of battles of the great Patriotic war, as well as personal belongings of front-line soldiers and letters from the front for visitors.
Industrial enterprises of the city are represented in the Modernity hall. Information stands, models and exhibits, as well as photographs, documents, and exhibits related to the history of the city and its first builders.
The Museum actively cooperates with the Roerich society of Novosibirsk.
The Stepnogorsk Museum of local history is the organizer and participant of city-scale events, the author of the projects “Museum without borders”and” Kieli Zher Stepnogorsk”.