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On the route of the Moscow-Siberian Railway.

Road Trip Route. Learn about peasant life and living in small villages, Get acquainted with the history of the Moscow-Siberian Tract, Drive along the great river Irtysh, Visit a lot of museums, each of which is eager to tell you its story..

The trip goes north from the city of Omsk and lasts two days. The route will lead you through the settlements on the banks of the Irtysh River, acquaint you with the history of the Moscow-Siberian Railway and tell you about the life of people who were exiled to Siberia.

History and Culture, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Omsk

Anna Arkhipova. Travel Expert.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Along the Irtysh River

Today you will visit several villages that appeared along the Irtysh River back in the XVIII century. You will learn how and why they were formed and what is connected to the Moscow-Siberian road and exiles of people to Siberia.

Omsk

When leaving the city, be sure to dress warmly, as well as take food and hot tea just in case.

Gazpromneft filling station #32

Let's hit the road! To feel more confident on the road, come to the filling station "Gazpromneft" - refuel with quality fuel to full, inflate the tires, fill the washbasin and take coffee with healthy snacks! Cool emotions from the trip!

Sargat museum of local history

A small museum in the working village will tell you about the life of this region, as well as about Sargat culture. It originated from a burial site found near the village, which brought archaeologists here to study Saranian antiquities. Working hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 to 17:45, lunch break from 1:00 to 2:00, Saturday 10:00 to 3:00.

Starokarasuk

This is an old Siberian village, which emerged in 1699 as a settlement where people from central Russia were exiled. The increase in the number of houses and the growth of the settlement was facilitated by the Moscow-Siberian road, laid in 1763. Since then, a unique building has been preserved in the village - a house of five, built about 200 years ago. It is considered to be the same age as the house of Peter the Great, which is located in St. Petersburg.

Tavern

This cafe will delight you with delicious and inexpensive food, especially recommended meat dishes.

Batakovo National Archaeological Natural Park

Batakovo tract is a natural and archaeological park on the left bank of the Irtysh River. There are many archeological monuments of different epochs.

Museum-Reserve "Old Siberian"

This is a unique open-air museum that will introduce you to the history, culture, crafts, archaeology and nature of the Omsk region. You can learn more about the museum and its rules [on the official website](https://starinasib.ru). Weekend: Monday.

Metelitsa Café

Dinner is at this small but cozy cafe. The locals advise you to try soups. Afterwards you can take a walk around the city, but the main attractions we will visit in the morning as they are closed now.

Tara

The first day of our journey has come to an end. I hope you found it interesting and learned a lot about life in Omsk region. Hotel can be booked [here](https://www.booking.com/hotel/ru/gostinitsa-tarskaia.ru.html?help=397594;label=gog235jc-1DCAEoggI46AdIIVgDaMIBiAEBmAEhuAEHyAEN2AED6AEB-AECiAIBqAIDuALGy6b8BcACAdICJDcxNjFlY2Q3LTI5YmItNGI2My1iZjBhLWMzODM0Y2VjZjlkYdgCBOACAQ;sid=c9fffde7f7cd5d8efbcda3c21a6e2291;atlas_src=sr_iw_btn;dest_id=14263;dest_type=region;dist=0;group_adults=2;group_children=0;no_rooms=1;room1=A%2CA;sb_price_type=total;type=total;ucfs=1&).

Day 2: On the way to Omsk

Today you will walk around the city of Tara, visit several museums and meet the famous actor M.A.Ulyanov. You will also visit the city of Tyukalinsk, through which the Moscow-Siberian Railway passed.

Bakery Vatrushka

For breakfast, go to the local bakery. Here they make very tasty salads and bake beautiful buns.

M.A. Ulyanov House Museum

The museum was founded in the house where the famous actor Mikhail Aleksandrovich Ulyanov used to live. More information can be obtained [on this website](https://vk.com/dommuzei.tara). Mode of operation: Tuesday to Friday from 9:00 to 17:00, Saturday from 10:00 to 16:00. Weekends: Monday and Sunday.

Local History Museum

Tarsky Local History Museum is one of the oldest museums in the Omsk region. It will acquaint you with the life of Tara, history, nature and life of this region. To learn more about your visit, you can visit [this site](http://www.muzeumtara.ru). Weekend: Saturday.

Northern Drama Theatre

Ulyanov Drama Theater, famous in the Omsk region, whose house you visited early in the day. If you wish, you can read more about his history and life [on this site](https://taratheatre.ru/about/about/).

Gazpromneft filling station #50

Isn't it time to stop on vacation? You can warm up, fill up and buy goods on the way at Gazpromneft's filling stations.

Znamensky Museum of Local History

Znamensky Local Lore Museum will present you with an interesting exposition telling about the life of peasants, history of the region and modern life of the settlement. Operation mode: from 9:00 to 17:00 - break from 13:00 to 14:00. Thursday from 13:00 to 21:00 - break from 17:00 to 18:00 (tours and events are pre-ordered). Weekend: Saturday, Sunday. You can get more information [here](https://znammuseum.ucoz.ru).

Café

It's lunchtime. Here you can have a tasty snack and go on the road.

Museum of History of the Moscow-Siberian Tract

I think that in some museums you have already heard about the Moscow-Siberian road that used to run here. Today you can learn even more about it, as this is where the wonderful museum about the history of this trade route is located. You can find more information about the rules of attendance and ticket prices [on this website](http://культурабольшиеуки.рф/muzej/posetitelyam/platnye-uslugi/). Mode of operation: Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 18:00. Sunday: from 10:00 to 14:00. Saturday: day off.

Tukalinsk

It is a small town, which appeared on the Siberian road in 1763. Unfortunately, all the museums are already closed, but this will not prevent you from going through the main attractions of the city and look at its interesting architecture. You can read more about the history and sights of the city [on this site](https://tukalinskinfo.ru/gorod).

Temple of the Nativity of John the Baptist

Formerly a wooden and now a stone temple, which was built by the inhabitants of the settlement in the middle of XX century.

Former shop of merchant Afonin

One of the most beautiful buildings in the city, one of the oldest and most significant architectural sights.

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For dinner you should stop at this cafe in the village of Red Yar. Here they delightfully prepare meat, as well as Greek salad and salted meat.

Omsk

I hope you enjoyed a little adventure and learned a lot about history, culture, life and nature of the Omsk region during these two days!