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The primary task of the museum complex of the Elabuga Institute is to preserve the richest material, spiritual and historical-cultural heritage of the city and university.

The structure of the museum complex of the Yelabuga Institute of KFU includes three historical museums covering the millennial history of Yelabuga, the main milestones of the history of the Yelabuga Institute, the public and charitable activities of the Yelabuga merchants of the XIX - early XX centuries; Museum of Tatar language and literature.

One of the priority areas of activity of the Yelabuga Institute museums is educational activities and popularization of the historical heritage of the city and the region among students and youth.

The Museum of the History of the Elabuga Institute reveals the main stages of the development of the educational institution. The museum displays photographic materials and documents related to the construction of the building of the Diocesan Women's School, educational certificates and certificates of graduation from the diocesan school, textbooks and student uniforms of pupils, documentary evidence of the development of education within the walls of the educational institution in the Soviet period, materials reflecting the modern life of the institute: educational process, scientific activities of teachers and students, cultural life.

The Museum of Archeology and History of Tatarstan has exhibits covering the entire ancient and medieval history of the Kama region. Most of the archaeological artifacts of the museum were discovered during the field work of the archaeological expedition of the Elabuga Institute of KFU.

The Museum of Yelabuga Merchants is a treasury with a magnificent collection of genuine items of merchant life, unique museum exhibits illustrating the entrepreneurial and charitable activities of merchants who laid a solid foundation for the prosperity of Yelabuga in the XIX - early XX centuries.