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Ptimorsk Museum of the Local History

Subject / Museums

The Primorsk Museum of the Local history (Primorsk Town, 5 Savodskaya Street). It was founded on the basis of the public museum of the Primorsk boarding school in 1985. From 1996 the museum is placed in the building of the former Lutheran church of St. Mary Magdalene (1900-1904, the architect I.D. Stenbek) that was transformed into the Town Community Hall in 1948. The exposition shows the history of the town of Koivisto (Primorsk) and islands of the Birk Archipelago (Beryezovy (the Birch) Islands). The special department devoted to the church where the museum is placed. Modern artists are regularly held in the museum. The museum organises group trips on the Birch Islands.

Margolis, Aleksandr Davidovich

Stenbek, Iosif Daniel

Topographical landmarks/Beryozovy Islands, the (Birch Islands)
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vyborg District/Primorsk Town/Zavodskaya Street

Музеи Санкт-Петербурга и Ленингр. обл.: Справ./Авт.-сост.: Ю.Б.Демиденко, Т.Н.Демиденко. СПб., 2002
Cайт города Приморска. Ленинградская область. Новости. URL:

Subject Index
"Beryozoviye ostrova" ("Birch Islands"), a reserve
The Lutheran Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Primorsk Town, Vyborg District)

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