The Board of Trustees of the regional branch of the Russian Geographical Society (RGS) has supported a project to create in the center of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky volcanic museum "Vulkanarium," said Wednesday the press service of the government of the Kamchatka Territory.
"This is a special project aimed at the development of scientific and educational tourism museum opening is scheduled for May 2017 year." - Said in a statement.
The museum plans to deploy three large halls, 15 sections, each of which will be dedicated to a specific aspect of Volcanology and volcanic life.
"As a key moment, which will feature our museum to other museums in the world, are working models of various physical phenomena that accompany volcanism geyser current model of earthquake, tsunami project has already received quite broad support, the main - a private initiative, but it is. interesting and the city, and the edge, "- are reported words of the head of the project, Deputy Director of the Institute of Volcanology and seismology, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FEB RAS) Sergey Samoilenko.
In turn, the Kamchatka Territory Governor Vladimir Ilyukhin said that this project may also be included in the scheme of reconstruction of the center of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
"We have in place to examine what can be done in this part - landscaping, entrances, platforms. Also invited to consider the possibility of placing on the territory of the volcano layout of the museum, which was the main stand Kamchatka on the East Economic Forum. The idea is great. I would like to opening took place as scheduled. We have this year is planned to active cruise program, because the discovery of the marine station and wharf reconstruction. Therefore, we must try to July to the museum earned and tourists to go ", - the press service quoted Ilyukhin.