On the right bank of the Siberian river Tom just fifty kilometers from the city of Kemerovo is a museum reserve "Tomsk Pisanitsa."The official date of birth is considered to be the cultural center of the February 16, 1988.This place is popular not only among the inhabitants of the Kemerovo region - every year it is visited by tens of thousands of tourists coming from different parts of Russia, CIS and far abroad.
Town Museum Reserve
«Tomsk Pisanitsa" - a unique Russian museum open type, based on the ancient monuments of rock art.The protected area covers about a hundred hectares of green space Yashkinsky area.Flora includes four kinds of various plants, grouped in the forest and steppe communities.The fauna of the reserve is represented by a variety of large mammals, small rodents.The territory of the complex inhabited by more than one hundred and fifty species of birds, there are many bright beautiful butterflies.
By decree of Peter the Venerable
age ancient sanctuary has more than six thous
By imperial decree to explore the natural features of the region and "all sorts of antiquities" in 1719 in Siberia was equipped scientific expedition.Pundits have recorded and described in detail about three hundred petroglyphs made by ancient people.Through drawings, researchers were able to create a more complete picture of the life and characteristics of the life of northern peoples.
careful study of the information that left the ancient ancestors, and continues to the present day.The knowledge gained allowed modern scientists to understand how the living Siberian tribes in the Neolithic period, the Bronze Age and early Iron Age.
unique art of ancient man
All figures are arranged on the surface of the stone, which face towards the river.Here you can clearly see the scene of the ancient hunting different animals, mythical forest creatures, and lots of mysterious characters.The drawings have survived because they were stamped on the rocky walls with hard and sharp stones.
unique monument "Tomsk Pisanitsa" became a place of sanctuary for the descendants of the ancient people, and has been revered for thousands of years.
To see the rock paintings, the tourists have to go down the iron ladder to the very banks of the river.The lower level is located at the level of inscriptions, so well will be able to see unusual patterns, many of which can be regarded as real masterpieces of art of primitive people.
Open Air Museum
The large campus where the "Tomsk Pisanitsa" is still a lot of architectural and ethnographic monuments, collections and museums, there is even a small zoo.
Among other exhibits special attention should be paid to the ethnographic farmstead called "Shor ulus Kezek."The museum complex combines a number of residential buildings and household goods, which lived during the Shor turn of the century - the nineteenth and twentieth.
Facilities arranged in a rectangular chopped yurts.Such housing came under the influence of the life and culture of the Russian people.Shor earn their living by hunting and blacksmithing craft, due to which they were called Kuznetsk Tatars.
Slavic mythological forest - a modern reconstruction of the Slavic temples.The exposition is arranged in a circular area enclosed by a fence.Inside the courtyard have wooden idols depicting the major Slavic gods.
Gallery sculpted stone structures of ancient times reflects the natural and historical origins of the peoples of the Siberian land.It reflects the whole mythology and the ancient epic natives.
Rock Art Museum of Asian nations, Natural History Museum, the Mongolian yurt, the chapel of Cyril and Methodius, the complex "Time and calendars" - a total of nine museum exhibitions includes a set of "Tomsk Pisanitsa."
Besides permanent exhibitions Museum Reserve holds regular temporary exhibitions.Here you can see the thematic collection of paintings, books, coins, products of craftsmen.
The highlight was the exhibition of traditional dress of indigenous peoples of Kuzbass.Guests will long be remembered, "Tomsk inscriptions" performances of young singers and musicians of the region.
The Museum-Reserve held scientific conferences, meetings, historical research, architectural and ethnographic expeditions.
Holidays in a conservation area
Due to the ethnic orientation of the territory of the reserve has long become a zone of cultural and festive events.There are regularly held festivals, fairs of folk art, traditional festivals and other events that attract large numbers of people.A very important point in the work of the museum is to preserve the indigenous culture of the region, preservation and maintenance of tradition, involving a mass audience.
very bright, noisy and numerous happens here during the celebration of Christmas, Shrovetide, Easter, Trinity.In the organization of religious activities museum staff provide all possible assistance to the representatives of the Diocese of Kemerovo.
leave an unforgettable impression days old Slavic festivals and events of contemporary life.Children's Day and the Day of birds of many people united in a common pursuit of peace and goodness.The museum-reserve even opened a permanent residence of Santa Claus.
Folklore event of the New Year is called "Chyl-Pazhi" and is held in March.Colorful and bright holiday acquaints visitors with the cultural customs and traditions of the peoples of the Altai.Performances of folk groups, costumed performances, ethnic dishes - all this makes the event into an important cultural event of the year.
Feast of Ivan Kupala to "Tomsk Pisanitsa" has long earned the love of the people.This day is especially a lot of visitors - usually going to ten thousand.People spend on clearing rites, lead dances around a campfire, swimming in the river Tom and collectively meet the sun.Festival takes place in an atmosphere of Old Believers in compliance with all regulations.Guests can put on old clothes to feel involved in the mystery of the ancient event.The celebration always present costumed characters action - Ivan Kupala, Water and mermaids.
At the end of the summer folk festival takes place here Bratchina-feast marking the end of harvest.Event organizers spend it in accordance with the ancient customs and traditions.On this day, satisfied old Russian games and fun.
Getting to Pisanitsa
to the relevant page of the official website there is a map on which you can find out where is the Museum "Tomsk Pisanitsa."How to get to Kemerovo different modes of transport, the easiest way to find out at the train station or airport.
From the city follow the buses in the direction of Yashkino passing through the village and the village of Kolmogorov Pacha.Stopping on which to go, called "Museum-Reserve".From the bus station of the city of Kemerovo buses run throughout the day from the hour and a half interval.
choosing a car trip, you should move on Kuznetsky prospect towards the Kirov district, moved across the river Tom.From there, country roads lead to the "Tomsk Pisanitsa."
is also possible to get to the museum on a boat on the river.You can go from Kemerovo, Yurga or Tomsk.
Mode reserve museum
to enter the territory, to buy tickets to the Museum "Tomsk Pisanitsa."The cost of entry is low and varies depending on the day of the week and the nationality of the visitors.For students and pupils admission is only a hundred rubles.The maximum price of the ticket in the day reaches two hundred.Young children under the age of five years, you can take it for free.
noteworthy that the Museum-Reserve is open every day from ten to nineteen hours and, closing on breaks or lunch.There are always welcome.