Museum-reserve “Ancient Derbent”
The Republic of Dagestan, Derbent city
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Museum-reserve “Ancient Derbent” – is one of the main cultural sights of the city. The first local-history museum in the city was founded in 1926 thanks to a scientist P. Spasskiy. In 1977 the museum was transformed into historical-architectural.
Structurally the museum-reserve “Ancient Derbent” consists of the following theme departments: complex “Citadel Narin-kala”, museum house of A.A. Bestujev-Marlinskiy, museum “Ancient Derbent”, “Museum of precaspian nature”, “Museum of carpets and decorative and applied arts”, museum of “Culture and way of life of ancient Derbent”, picture gallery “The history of Derbent in picturesque canvases”, museum of “Battle fame”.