May 9, 2005 at the central point of JSC "Uralelectromed" in Upper Pishma opened after restoration memorial in memory of the factory workers who died during the Great Patriotic War.
In the same year, a group of war veterans living the UMMC, addressed to the General Director of OOO "UMMC-Holding" Andrey Kozitsyn and director of "Uralelectromed" Alexander Kozitsyn with a request to purchase and install the memorial two or three copies of military equipment . So "Crane", next to the eternal flame that was lit on the factory floor of a stream of molten metal appeared artillery.
Military equipment is so well blended into the architectural complex that almost immediately the idea of creating at the entrance of "Uralelectromed" a museum under the open sky. Its grand opening was held on May 9, 2006. Exposure at that time amounted to ten copies of military equipment: medium tank T-34-85 self-propelled gun ISU-152 heavy tank IS-3, an automatic anti-aircraft gun S-60, 152-mm howitzer D-1, a GAZ-67 , two 57-mm anti-tank gun ZIS-2, 76-mm divisional gun ZIS-3. Jewel of the collection was the legendary rocket launcher BM-13 "Katyusha", which took part in the Victory Parade in 1945 on Red Square. Two guns are located directly on the pedestal near the memorial, and the remaining eight pieces form a separate museum complex.
Order of the commander of the Volga-Urals Military District number 310 of October 23, 2006 Verkhnyaya exhibition has received the official status of a museum of military equipment in the open air "Battle Glory of the Urals".
The opening of the exhibition center.
Victory Day in the UMMC offers a unique exhibition center created UMMC museum of military equipment "Battle Glory of the Urals." It is expected that the ceremony will be attended by the Governor of the Sverdlovsk region Yevgeny Kuyvashev and CEO Andrew Kozitsin UMMC. In the opening day of the exhibition center, the museum will be given a copy of the legendary Victory Banner erected by over the Reichstag, from the collection of the Central Museum of the Armed Forces. And the first visitors to the new pavilion will be the veterans of the Great Patriotic War — verhnepyshmintsy and visitors from other cities, where the UMMC.
According to the director of the museum of military equipment by Alexander Korobkin, the exhibition center will be a key step in the development of the museum of military equipment. There will be kept rare exhibits of particular historical value and require special storage conditions. In addition, the exhibition center will be part of the patriotic education of the younger generation. On the example of an exhibition on the history of the Fatherland students will be able to feel the full significance of the contribution of Urals in the victory in the Great Patriotic War. With the advent of a new pavilion museum promises to be one of the most visited cultural sites in the Urals Federal District.
Construction Exhibition Centre began in June 2011 and was completed in February of this year. He is a three-story architectural structure built in the neoclassical style, the so-called "Stalin's empire." As planned by the organizers of the museum, it is possible to bring the design and interior of the center to the era of 40-50-ies of XX century. On the roof of the exhibition center mounted columns and balusters. The architectural ensemble is made up by columns with complex structural elements. The facade of the building is decorated with decorative plaster, and in the design of interior used Ural granite. The building is crowned glass roof — it emphasizes the spaciousness of exhibits placed in the atrium.
Area of the exhibition center is 7 thousand square meters. meters on three floors housed more than 70 rare civilian and military artifacts from World War II and the postwar period.
On the first floor — a collection of armored vehicles and military applications. Among them SUV Soviet GAZ-67, American "Willys" and "Dodge", amphibian FORD GPA and others. As well as a collection of executive cars that have become symbols of the Soviet era — M-1, the ZIS-101, ZIS-110 and others.
The exhibition shows the history of the second floor of the domestic auto industry in the postwar period. It establishes the basic patterns of GAZ vehicles, AZLK ZAZ. There are also several foreign cars, a collection of Soviet motorcycles, scooters and sidecars. On the third floor — exhibition on the history of Russia award, uniforms and small arms: from the time of Peter I and ending with the period of the Great Patriotic War. Subject exposure as close to the Ural region — for example, visitors will see examples of Ekaterinburg infantry uniforms and Orovayskogo infantry regiments.
Between the second and third floor in the atria housed copies of combat aircraft that were used during World War II. Among them, the night bomber — Po-2 biplane, known for his film "Heavenly slug." As well as aircraft I-15, I-16, Yak-1, LaGG-3 and MiG-3.
The highlight of the exhibition center has become an interactive platform, located on the ground floor. The visitors will be submitted to the electronic laser shooting range, a gaming simulators and interactive theater of war.
Seate Museum: Russia,verdlovskaya regionPart, Upper Pishma, st. 1 Lenin.
Admission is free!