Since 1987, the museum’s historical department has been located in the building of the City Trade House, a federal historical and architectural monument built in 1910 by the famous architect Andrey Kryachkov.
The museum holds more than 250,000 items related to the history and nature of Siberia and Novosibirsk Region, including complete and large-scale archival collections (documents, photographs, films, family heirlooms, etc.), natural science collections (geology, paleontology, botany, zoology, etc.), local history collections (archeology, ethnography, clothing, glass, technology, phaleristics, porcelain and faience, etc.), and art collections.
Opening hours: Wednesday and Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursday 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., closed Monday and Tuesday.