Museum of Local Culture
In the museum, tourists can learn about the Buryats’ history, culture, religion, and life. The museum’s Guests can see local artisans’ works — products made of metal, leather, wood, wool, and fur. Guides will tell you about the purpose of these items in everyday life and their creation history. There is an open-air complex on the museum’s territory, “Buryat village of the late XIX — early XX century.” Here tourists can learn more about the life of the Buryats and their daily worries.
The museum also offers unique programs for tourists: “Shaman Tour” and “Geser Land.” (Geser — Son of Heaven in Buryat mythology). During these programs, visitors take part in the performance, the shaman’s main character. Tourists will be able to participate in the ritual “Purification by fire” and “Blessing the traveler.” These programs are accompanied by songs and playing the Buryat national instruments. Guests are treated to traditional Buryat food. Also, tourists can participate in other programs: “The traditional cuisine of the peoples of Siberia” and “Folk Games.”