Gazprom-supported multimedia historical park opens in Omsk

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Omsk hosted a ceremonial opening of the Russia – My History park yesterday. The multimedia complex is part of the project carried out in Russian regions by the Patriarchal Council for Culture and the Foundation for Humanitarian Projects with the backing of Gazprom.

Historical park in Omsk before opening
Historical park in Omsk before opening

Historical park in Omsk before opening

The event was attended by Lyubov Burda, Deputy Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Siberian Federal District, Alexander Burkov, Acting Governor of the Omsk Region, Vladimir Varnavsky, Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of the Omsk Region, Bishop Tikhon, bishop of Yegoryevsk, vicar of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Valery Golubev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Vasily Nagorny, Director of the Omskoye Gas Pipeline Operation Center of Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk.

Tour of museum conducted by project’s initiator Bishop Tikhon, bishop of Yegoryevsk, hierarch of Russian Orthodox Church
Tour of museum conducted by project’s initiator Bishop Tikhon, bishop of Yegoryevsk, hierarch of Russian Orthodox Church

Tour of museum conducted by project’s initiator Bishop Tikhon, bishop of Yegoryevsk, hierarch of Russian Orthodox Church

The Omsk-based Russia – My History park is located in the Expocenter building. The exhibition area is divided in four sections: “Rurikids,” “Romanovs,” “1917–1945. From Great Upheavals to the Great Victory,” and “Russia – My History. 1945–2016.”

Visitors of opening ceremony touring museum exhibition
Visitors of opening ceremony touring museum exhibition

Visitors of opening ceremony touring museum exhibition

With a floor area of 7,500 square meters, the museum contains touch-sensitive information desks, information stands with infographics, collages, banners with quotes by historical figures, and interactive 3D models. The park plans to host thematic exhibitions dedicated to the history of Siberia, the Urals or the Far East twice a year.

Background

Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom. It provides for the operation of gas transmission systems in 14 regions of Siberia and the Russian Far East.

The company operates more than 9,000 kilometers of oil and gas trunklines and pumps over 19 billion cubic meters of gas per year.

Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk has 22 branches, including 16 gas pipeline operation centers, nine compressor stations, one booster station, 36 gas compressor units, 127 gas distribution stations, and 11 CNG filling stations.

The company’s quality management system complies with the STO Gazprom 9001–2006 (I and II), ISO 9001:2008, and GOST R ISO 9001–2008 standards. The ISO 14001:2004 environmental management system is also in place. In 2015, the company received a Russian Government Quality Award.

The company employs over 8,000 persons. Its head office is located in Tomsk.

Historical parks built as part of the Russia – My History project are currently open in KazanMakhachkala, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Samara, Stavropol, Tyumen, Ufa, Volgograd, Yakutsk, Yekaterinburg, and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

 

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