Memory to the Miners of Kuzbass

This striking monument was designed by the famous sculptor Ernst Neizvestny in 2003.

St. Varvara

St. Varvara, or Barbara, is the patron saint of coal miners. The sculptural composition “The Great Martyr Varvara” commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Kemerovo Mine.

The needle

The monument commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Kemerovo Mine. It was erected in 1950.

The Horse Driver

The sculpture pays homage to all those horses that spent their entire lives in the dark, and their caretakers. It was put on the territory of the museum in 2008 on the Coal Miner’s Day.