Museum of labour glory
JSC “Solikamskbumprom’s” Museum of Labor Glory was opened on October 3, 1975. Among its principal holdings, the museum has accumulated a wealth of historical material with unique documents, photographs, recollections of veterans of labour of different generations. Numerous exhibits, models of equipment help to reconstruct a lively and authentic picture of what the enterprise looked like across all these years, from the time when it was first built until now. A renovation completed in 2006 made the museum of paper mill work as a modernized facility. It combines amazingly style and design of a new exhibition, which is located in two large rooms. At the same time, the museum has preserved a link between the past, the present and the future through the main character – the working man.
Every year, the museum is attended by more than 2 000 people. They are business partners of foreign and Russian companies, consumers of Solikamsk newsprint, guests of the town, representatives of various associations, the paper mill’s workers, veterans of labour, school and university students. The museum offers them general and themed guided tours.
Visitors’ attention is particularly drawn to the diorama of the mill, equipment models, which have been revived by electronic means, a genealogical tree of the enterprise, the Book of Honour.
JSC “Solikamskbumprom” workers find pleasure in meeting, during their leisure hours, with veterans of the enterprise in anniversary and commemorative dates in the museum. Creative exhibitions are organized for employees and veterans of labor. Young specialists and workers begin their careers with an introduction to the company’s history.
Carefully preserving everything connected with the remote past, the museum sees new historical heritage added to its reserves, accepting sincere memoirs, pictures, artifacts of production and everyday life from veterans and their grandchildren. And alongside those, the museum exhibits has present-day awards of young activists who contribute to the glory of an enterprise decorated with honors.
Contacts: 8 (34253) 2-29-02
Director of Enterprise’s Museum of History: Nelya S. Muzafarova