Governor’s Palace

Governor’s Palace is the key museum in Tobolsk Kremlin. Since January 2009 it gives room for exhibition on the history of governance in Siberia from the XVII century till 1917.

The first floor is dedicated to the history of the voevodship time, the second floor - to the period of provincial government in Tobolsk, on the third floor there are “chambers” – ceremonial halls where temporary exhibitions are held.

The history of the building dates back to 1700. The Palace was built in 1782, on the foundation of the Mandative chamber, the first floor of which was preserved and became the part of the palace.

Nowadays The Governor’s Museum exhibits unique items from Tobolsk Museum-Reserve funds, the recreated fragments of interiors of different periods of time. Besides the main exhibition there is also a thematic hall devoted to culture and domestic life of Siberian Tatars.

Due to its convenient location in the historical part of the city, interesting halls in combination with unique museum interior, modern sound and light equipment The Governor’s Palace is one of the best interactive platforms of the region. It holds business meetings, round tables, conferences, weddings, birthdays and other events.

The Palace also has “Gingerbread bakery” on the first floor, where you can enjoy Siberian gingerbread baked according to the old recipes, or buy one as a present for friends and family members.

For young visitors there is a family playground "Ostrozhek".

In addition, The Governor’s Palace offers special service such as offsite marriage registration ceremony. It is a great opportunity for future spouses to choose a unique place for the most important event in their life.

 Address: Red Square 1, building 3, Tobolsk

Open: from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m. Day off – Monday.
Contact information:
The top manager of the museum complex “Governor’s Palace " - Gulnara Madiyeva Saytullovna, ph.number: +7(3456) 22-69-63

The cashier contact number: +7 (3456) 22-64-19